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Invention & Discovery | June 7-14, 2015
Family Day
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Festival Family Day Program

Saturday, June 13 | 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Wilbur/Colonial Ballroom, Courtyard Boston Downtown

PART I: 1:30PM–2:30PM
MUSIC AND DANCE FROM THE TIME OF MONTEVERDI

PART II: 2:30PM–3:30PM
TOUR OF THE WORLD-FAMOUS BEMF EXHIBITION & SCAVENGER HUNT

$10 for adults or FREE with BEMF Pass; children FREE with adult. Parents and children welcome: ages 5 and up.

Music and Dance from the Time of Monteverdi
Children and parents will not want to miss this captivating and fun introduction to dance, music, and costumes of the period of Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)! Come and experience popular dance and musical forms from the 16th century, from the stately pavane to the rustic branle (pronounced “brawl”). Join BEMF Dance Ensemble members Melinda Sullivan and Caitlin Klinger in an engaging dance lesson for the whole family!

Tour of the world-famous BEMF Exhibition & Scavenger Hunt
A guided tour of the incredible assortment of instruments on display at the world-famous BEMF Exhibition—which have been built by some of the finest craftspeople from around the world—will follow, culminating in a special BEMF Scavenger Hunt, with special prizes and treats for all!

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