workshops


Children'sMuseum_HotLogo-01Our July/August workshops are hot, hot, hot! 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: Adults must purchase their own ticket. Workshop ticket purchases are non-refundable, but are transferable to a friend. All workshop tickets include Museum admission unless otherwise noted. You must be a current Children's Museum member to receive member pricing on our workshops.

Questions? Contact Jessica at 303-561-0164 or JessicaP@cmdenver.org.

Joy Park Workshops

Picnic in the Park

Pack up your picnic basket and head to Joy Park for a private evening of after-hours play and activities to celebrate nature! We will provide drinks (non-alcoholic) and frothy root beer floats for dessert. All ages.

Friday, July 7, 5 - 8 pm - Crafty Activity: Shooting Stars
Friday, August 4, 5 - 8 pm - Crafty Activity: Summer Sun Tea 

Please note: This workshop takes place in Joy Park only. Except for the restrooms, the inside of the Museum will be closed. 

Art Studio Workshops

Wheel Throwing

Learn to throw on the pottery wheel! We will demonstrate the technique and then everyone will have the chance to get behind the wheel. Your creation will be fired in our kilns and ready to take home or glaze the following week. Ages 7+.

Wednesday, July 12, 5:30 - 7 pm - sold out
Wednesday, July 26, 5:30 - 7 pm - sold out

kooky clay cacti - a two-part workshop!

Use your imagination to create your own prickly plant. Come back a week later to glaze your creation using a variety of colors. Your finished cactus will be ready to pick up the following week. Ages 3+.

Wednesday, August 23, 5:30 - 7 pm (1st session) - sold out
Wednesday, August 30, 5:30 - 7 pm (2nd session) - sold out

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

the art of pickling

Pickling is the ancient culinary craft of preserving foods in salt brine or vinegar. Learn how to make quick pickles and fermented pickled carrots, then taste and take some to enjoy at home! All ages.

Saturday, July 15, 3 - 4 pm - sold out
Saturday, July 22, 3 - 4 pm - sold out

Going Gourmet

Explore your senses on this culinary journey! We will begin by making homemade mozzarella. Then, taste a variety of cheeses paired alongside different types of juice. All ages.

Saturday, August 5, 3 - 4:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, August 12, 3 - 4:30 pm - sold out

hours

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Target First Tuesdays
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.

admission*

  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free

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*Event Day Pricing may apply. 

location

2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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