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Our September/October workshops are full of unbe-leaf-able fall fun! 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

where the columbines grow

Explore our unique state icons! We'll hike through Joy Park and talk about what makes our state special, like the fiery golden leaves on aspen trees in the fall. Then, decorate a memento box and fill it with Colorado creations we'll make together. All ages.

Saturday, September 14, 10:30 - 11:45 am - sold out
Wednesday, September 18, 10:30 - 11:45 am 

dinoSOAR Back in Time

Learn all about our friends that roamed the Earth millions of years ago: dinosaurs! Compare footprints and discover the different sizes and textures of species. Then, dig for fossils, excavate a skeleton and create your own dinosaur track. Ages 3+.

Wednesday, October 9, 10:30 - 11:45 am - sold out
Saturday, October 12, 10:30 - 11:45 am - sold out

Art Studio Workshops

Clay Cookie Jars

Sculpt your own cookie jar out of clay, and use the pottery wheel to create knobs and a handle. Then, decorate your creation with colorful under glazes. Finished pieces will be ready to take home two weeks later. Ages 5+.

Sunday, September 22, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, September 29, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out

Wonderful Whistles

Learn about the history of whistles and how they work, then use hand building techniques and clay to craft your own whistle. Your new sound instrument will be ready to pick up one week from the workshop. Ages 5+.

Saturday, September 21, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Saturday, October 19, 10:30 am - 12 pm - just a few spots left!

Wild Animals

Explore mixed media block printmaking alongside Artist-in-Residence, Sara Schalliol-Hodge. Create a take-home print of your favorite animal using a carving you create! Then, collaborate to collage a jungle for the creatures to live in. Ages 5+.

Saturday, September 28, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

Banh Mi and Bubble Tea

Did you know you can use Colorado's fall-fresh produce to whip up bites that will transport you across the world? Practice knife skills to make banh mi, a traditional sandwich from Southeast Asia. Then, finish off the meal with delicious bubble tea. Ages 3+.

Saturday, September 7, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, September 8, 2 - 3 pm 

Trick or (healthy!) Treats

Not all candies are created equal! We'll dip and decorate our own chocolately truffles and make delicious hard fruit candies. So, skip the store and join us to make better-for-you treats that will satisfy your sweet tooth! All ages.

Saturday, October 5, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, October 6, 2 - 3:30 pm - 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
  • Traveling? CityPASS

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*Event Day Pricing may apply. 

location

2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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