Add some flair to your writing by decorating a pen with patterned duct tape! All materials will be provided, and an instructor will guide you through the steps to decorate your own pen that your classmates will be envious of! Recommended for children ages 5 and up plus a parent/caregiver. Admission into the program is $4 for members and $5 for non-members. Space is very limited!
Mess Makers for Toddlers
05/27/2017 To 06/24/2017
In this series of programs, you and your child will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on, messy play at the Museum. The best part is that we do the clean-up, so you don’t have to! Children ages 12 to 24 months plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Please note: You may wish to bring a change of clothes for your little one, since we do get involved in hands-on messy play in this program! Admission into the program is $8 per child for members and $10 per child for non-members. Space is limited.
Art stArt Primary
Join us for this fun-filled art class just for your budding artist! Ages 6 to 9 years welcome. Space is limited.
Mess Makers for Mixed Ages
05/27/2017 To 06/24/2017
In this series of programs, you and your child will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on, messy play at the Museum. The best part is that we do the clean-up, so you don’t have to! This program is for mixed ages, so that families can participate together! All ages welcome. Please note: You may wish to bring a change of clothes for your little one, since we do get involved in hands-on messy play in this program!Admission into the program is $8 per child for members and $10 per child for non-members. Space is limited.
Play Date - Adult-Only Get Together
Join us for another epic adults-only night on Saturday, May 27th! Must be at least 18 to play and 21 or over to drink. All guests must present a photo ID at the door. No children please.
Play Date VIP
We are SOLD OUT of VIP tickets. There are still general Play Date admission tickets available.
Through gentle yoga stretches, touch, music, and singing, caretakers and babies are encouraged to bond with one another to support the emotional well being of baby, as well as, stimulate the nervous system through sensory activities that support touch, and movement. Both baby and parent will participate in repetitive soothing motions of relaxation techniques, constructive play, and experience some yoga poses and practice breathing to embrace and celebrate the developmental milestones in the first year of the baby’s life. Class is designed for children ages 5 months through 15 months and is taught by Anna Blocher-Rubin. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.
Toddler and Parent Yoga
Introduce your young child to the countless benefits of yoga in this specially designed class that uses games, music, stories and play to explore postures, balance and breath. Quality time with a parent is an added bonus! Class is designed for children ages 15 months through three years and is taught by Anna Blocher-Rubin. More Details
Things That Fly: Zoomerang
During this hands-on workshop, children between the ages of 4-8 years will have a blast discovering the science of aerodynamics by creating their very own zoomerang using paper plates. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.
Crazy Creative Cars
05/28/2017 To 05/30/2017
Vrooom! Decorate your own car in this creative program using markers and sparkly stickers. Take your car on a test drive as you show it off to your family and friends. Admission into the program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. Space is limited.
05/29/2017 To 09/30/2017
Online tickets can be used any day and time that the museum is open (you are not restricted to the date printed on the ticket). Not valid on special events. Please be ready to print your tickets immediately after purchase. Discounts and passes cannot be accepted for online purchases. Tickets are transferable, and can be shared as gifts for friends and family!
Admission Non-Members: $11.00 Seniors 62+: $10.00 (Photo ID required at time of entry) Children under the age of 1: Free
05/29/2017 To 06/11/2017
Make your own snow cone and cool off in the summer heat! The Museum will provide all you need, including a variety of flavors, to create your sweet treat! Admission for each participant is $2 members and $3 for non-members.
Music Together® Demo Class
Come experience how fun and educational it can be to make music with your child! We will be shaking eggs, tapping toes, singing and dancing along in a setting that is developmentally appropriate and pure fun for children, infants through age 5, and the adults who love them. Come experience the joy of family music!! More Details
06/01/2017 To 06/30/2017
In honor of National Play Dough Day, join us in making your very own scented play dough! You and your child will measure, mix, stir, and knead the dough and play dough toys will be provided for play after our dough is complete. You'll get to take home your own container of play dough to enjoy. Admission into the program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. Space is limited.
Science Before You Can Hypothesize...Or Even Analyze (0-2)
Got curiosity? You're never too young to explore the world around you! Come discover scientific concepts in this hands-on class to explore measuring, light, magnetism and more! A professional scientist will lead the class through activities to spark a passion for scientific discovery. Each family will receive an age-appropriate journal to document their own scientific journey. This program is designed for children between the ages of birth - 2.
Science Before You Can Hypothesize...Or Even Analyze (3-5)
Got curiosity? You're never too young to explore the world around you! Come discover scientific concepts in this hands-on class to explore measuring, light, magnetism and more! A professional scientist will lead the class through activities to spark a passion for scientific discovery. Each family will receive an age-appropriate journal to document their own scientific journey. This program is designed for children between the ages of 3 - 5.
06/05/2017 To 07/03/2017
June 5th-9th(SOLD OUT!) AND July 3rd-7th: Do you have a pet lover in your family? Join us for a week of pet-inspired art and activities. Campers will explore the world of veterinary science, use a stethoscope, visit with a therapy dog, and experience live animal interactions with dragons, snakes, and some furry friends. Campers will create worry pets and collage art based on their own pets (real or imagined!), make no-bake dog treats while practicing fine motor skills as they measure, scoop, and stir; and will learn about habitats while constructing one of their own.
Ooey Gooey Putty
06/06/2017 To 06/30/2017
Put on your inventors hat and have a blast creating a mysterious substance known as Ooey Gooey Putty! Admission into the program is $1 per participant.
06/12/2017 To 07/10/2017
June 12th-16th and July 10th-14th: Calling all authors! Join us as we journey into a world of imagination, creativity, magic, and possibilities. Campers will explore the museum through fairy tales and have the opportunity to create their own stories with a local children's author. Campers will make dioramas and utilize scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork to help their fairytale friends solve a number of dilemmas. Create a parachute to help Jack escape the giant, build a sturdy house for the three little pigs, help Rapunzel construct a pulley for items to travel to and from her tower, and more!
06/19/2017 To 07/17/2017
June 19th-23rd and July 17th-21st: Where in the world does our food come from? During our Culinary Kids camp, campers will have the chance to explore geography and engage in dramatic play as we explore the journey of fruits and vegetables from the farm to our tables. Campers will practice financial literacy and math skills in our Market as they "purchase" ingredients to create their own recipes and nutritional meals and will also plant seeds to take home and practice the culinary arts. Learn how to spiralize veggies and fruits, make dressing, and grind spices with a local cooking expert!
06/26/2017 To 07/24/2017
June 26th-30th and July 24th-28th: To infinity and beyond! Join us as a space explorer and learn all about the moon. Campers will follow man's journey to the moon and have the opportunity to explore the geology of Arizona just like the Apollo astronauts explored our moon's lunar surface. Campers will learn about light and energy, explore the Sun and other stars, create rockets, design a mission patch, learn about the myths, facts, and phases of the moon, and engage their creativity as they make moon rocks and other space-inspired art.