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Adventures in Color

Saturday, February 11, 2023 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

This February, Fernbank invites you to join us for a day of exploration as we celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit, The Nature of Color. We will have a fun-filled time with a variety of color-themed crafts and activities!


Behr Bear
Have an un-bear-ably fun time seeing our expert FYI volunteers paint the Behr Bear.

Story Time | Star Gallery | Lower Level
Join our friends from Little Shop of Stories for an illuminating story time
Storytimes at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.

Learn About Holi, Festival of Colors
Get colorful and learn about the Festival of Colors   , Holi, from our special friends from BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta.

Cabbage Juice Color Cups
Join us for Colorful Cabbage Chemistry! Using the chemistry of acid, bases and anthocyanin, see how cabbage juice changes in the presence of different chemicals.

Motley Jester Hats | Starting at 9 a.m.
Pick your favorite colors to design your very own jester hat to wear as you saunter through our newest exhibit, The Nature of Color!

Rainbow Butterflies |Starting at 9 a.m.
Take your artistries to the sky and see how colors transform into the beautiful wings of a butterfly.

Colorful Pinwheels | Starting at 9 a.m.
This create-your-own colorful pinwheel is sure to get your creative wheels spinning!

Adventure Color Scavenger Hunt
We’re going on a color hunt! Test your adventurer skills by taking on the Color Scavenger Hunt challenge – then turn in your complete scavenger hunt to any station for a special prize!

Rainbow Hopscotch |Terrace, Lower Level
Test your jumping skills as you frolic through an elaborate rainbow hopscotch!

Included with general admission and FREE for members.

The Nature of Color is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (

Local presentation made possible by

Additional support provided by the Frances Wood Wilson Foundation.