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Kick off summer right with our May/June workshops. Exclusive and designed to offer a little something extra, our workshops provide extended fun and learning in our most popular exhibits. We cap them at just a few people, so it's really just for you!

Tickets start at just $10/member, $20/non-member, and include Museum admission unless otherwise noted.

Please note: Workshop ticket purchases are non-refundable, but are transferable to a friend. All workshop tickets include Museum admission unless otherwise noted. Adults must purchase a ticket to attend a workshop. You must be a current Children's Museum member to receive member pricing on our workshops.

STEM Workshops

lovely ladybugs

Ladybugs play an important role in our ecosystem. Learn about their life cycle, investigate living ladybugs with a magnifying glass, and build and decorate a habitat to take your own ladybug home! All ages.

Sunday, May 12, 1 - 2:15 pm - sold out
Wednesday, May 22, 10:30 - 11:45 am - sold out

fairy houses

Venture out to Joy Park and gather materials to create a whimsical tiny fairy home. Will your little world have swings made of twigs? A cozy bed from wild flowers? The possibilities are endless! Ages 5+.

Saturday, June 1, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Wednesday, June 12, 5:30 - 7 pm

stages of matter

Experiment with crayons to learn the stages of matter. Make melted crayon art on canvas as a family, then mix and match your favorite colors to make your own crayons! Ages 5+.

Wednesday, June 19, 4:30 - 6 pm 
Sunday, June 30, 10 - 11:30 am - sold out

Art Studio Workshops

behind the mask

Join artist-in-residence, Adolfo Romero, to create a decorative mask with feathers, paint, beads and more. Use your imagination to make your wildest ideas come true! Ages 3+. 

Saturday, June 8, 10:30 am - 12 pm

3D design

Join local artist, Evan Siegel, for a special lesson in 3D architecture. Work as a family to brainstorm and sketch ideas, then make your building come to life using supplies like tubes, tape and Kraft paper. Ages 3+. 

Saturday, June 15, 10:30 am - 12 pm

FUNdamentals of drawing

Explore drawing fundamentals by trying your hand at four different techniques: blind drawing (no peeking!), shading, observational drawing and graphite texture rubbings. Ages 5+.

Sunday, June 16, 10:30 am - 12 pm 
Sunday, June 23, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

Taco Fiesta

Make tacos with all the fixings from scratch! Pan-fry fresh corn tortillas and mix up the salsa, then build your tacos with pickled veggies, black beans and seasoned sweet potatoes. Ages 3+. 

Sunday, May 5, 2 - 3:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, May 25, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out

Mash & Mix Dinners

an early learners' workshop

Use tasty, baby-friendly ingredients to whip up sweet potato gnocchi in a creamy spinach sauce. We'll end the meal with a delicious dessert to fuel your baby's brain. Come ready to mash, mix and squish! Ages 18 - 36 months. 

Sunday, June 2, 10:30 - 11:30 am - sold out
Saturday, June 29, 10:30 - 11:30 am  - sold out

hours

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Free First Tuesday Nights
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.

admission*

  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Seniors (60+): $12
  • Members: Free
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*Event Day Pricing may apply. 

location

2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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