Sloan Museum to host Spy School 101



FLINT — All is not as it appears – chalk marks on a mailbox, a button on a stranger’s coat – all around you things that seem unimportant are actually changing world events.

The Sloan Museum will host Spy School 101 on Wednesday, November 11. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and a lecture begins at 7 pm. Cost is $10 per person, $5 for museum members, and includes museum admission. The event is recommended for people age 12 and older.

You may think you know what spying is, but do you really? Join Anna Slafer, Director of Exhibitions and Programs at the International Spy Museum, to explore the shadow world of spying. In this interactive presentation, the audience will discover the secrets of what it takes to be a spy. They will test their spy skills to uncover how spies use observation and surveillance to find and avoid potential threats, the tricks behind the art of disguise, and the basics of codes and ciphers.

Sloan Museum is located at 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Museum hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 adults, $8 seniors (60+), $6 youth age 2-11, children 1 and younger get in FREE.

Sloan Museum is a member organization of the Flint Cultural Center Corporation and is supported in part by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ruth Mott Foundation. This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. — G.G.

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