hyde-collection.JPGGlens Falls, NY - The Hyde Collection invites students, grades 5 through 8, to register to design and build a terrific toy emporium with instructor Joel Jacko from BOCES Project Enrich. Each participant will build a miniature specialty toy store complete with electricity, signage, toys and rides. Classes will take place at the museum at 9:00am-3:00pm on Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 12.  An informal exhibition and reception will be held from 3:00pm-5:00pm on Thursday, April 12 to showcase each design. Registration is limited to 12 students. The tuition for the two day class includes all materials and is $45 for museum members and $55 for non members. For more information or to register, contact June Leary at 518-792-1761, ext. 27 or jleary@hydecollection.org.

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                                                                                    About The Hyde Collection The Hyde Collection is a historic house and art museum complex with a distinguished collection consisting of works by American and European artists such as Botticelli, Rubens, Rembrandt, Picasso, Homer and Eakins, as well as important decorative arts and antique furnishings. The Museum provides changing exhibitions in two gallery spaces, lectures, concerts, family activities and school programming, as well as a Museum Store. New Hours for 2012: Open year-round January 1-May 31: Wednesday-Saturday:10 am-5pm; Sunday:12noon-5 pm; closed Monday, Tuesday and most national holidays. June 1-December 31: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: 12noon-5pm; closed Monday and most national holidays. The Hyde Collection is a non-profit institution located at 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York. Also please note The Hyde Collection has a  new paid admission policy. For information, visit www.hydecollection.org or call 518-792-1761. Contact: Alice Grether Director of Marketing & Communication The Hyde Collection 161 Warren St. Glens Falls, NY 12801 p 518.792.1761 x 28 f  518.792.9197 hydecollection.org