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929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-390-KIDS (5437)
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Betty Brinn Children's Museum
929 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Stacie Clough
Exhibit Products and Services Coordinator
(414) 390-KIDS (5437), ext. 239
exhibits@bbcmkids.org

FULLY REFURBISHED in 2014!

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home



Exhibit Overview

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home, is a green-built, interactive traveling exhibit created by the Betty Brinn Children's Museum in collaboration with the US Forest Service.

The exhibit features two classic American icons that inspire children and families to discover and care for the natural resources that sustain our world - our home sweet home. Smokey Bear, Woodsy Owl and their forest friends share important messages as they lead visitors into pretend woodland and urban settings that encourage families to spend time together outdoors and teach young children to be active explorers and stewards of the land.

The exhibit's hands-on activities and related programming underscore the importance of protecting forest ecosystems and highlight ways to reduce, reuse and recycle valuable resources.

Target Audience: Educational activities are designed for children ages 2 – 8

Space Requirements: 2,000 - 2,500 square feet of exhibit space is required

Rental Information

Rental Includes:

  • Comprehensive marketing and publicity materials
  • An Education Guide featuring lesson plans to enhance family and group visits
  • A detailed installation manual
  • Bilingual signage (English/Spanish) that helps adults understand how children learn through play

Rental Fee: $35,000 for a three-month rental, plus in-bound shipping

Traveling Exhibit Schedule

June 8 – September 22, 2013 UpCountry History Museum (Greenville, SC)
October 5, 2013 – January 19, 2014 Cleveland Natural History Museum (Cleveland, OH)
February 1 – May 25, 2014 Refurbish - Betty Brinn Children's Museum (Milwaukee, WI)
June 7 –September 21, 2014 Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (Santa Barbara, CA)
October 4, 2014 – January 18,2015 Southern California Children's Museum (Pasadena, CA)
January 31 – May 17, 2015 Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center (Rocky Mount, NC)
May 30 – September 13, 2015 ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (Burlington, VT)
September 26, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Available
January 23, 2016 – May 8, 2016 Available
May 21, 2016 – September 11, 2016 Available
September 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Available
January 21, 2017 – May 7, 2017 Available

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home video


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