workshops


Children'sMuseum_HotLogo-01Our July/August workshops are hot, hot, hot! Exclusive and designed to offer a little something extra, our family 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: Our workshops are designed for children and their grown-ups to play and learn together. Adults must purchase their own ticket. Ticket purchases are non-refundable, but are transferable to a friend. All 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 303-561-0164 or workshops@cmdenver.org.

Art Studio Workshops

Clay Cairns
an early learners' workshop

Make your own stacked stone sculpture from red and white clay that shimmers with mica, then glaze! Families can also practice their stone balancing skills while learning the historical and environmental significance of cairns. Designed for ages 18 – 36 months.

Saturday, July 21, 11 am – 12 pm
Sunday, July 22, 11 am – 12 pm - SOLD OUT

kooky clay cacti
a two-part workshop

Learn all about the different types of cacti and succulents, then use your imagination to sculpt your own prickly plant. Come back a week later to glaze your creation with a variety of colors. Designed for all ages.

Saturday, August 4, 11 am – 12:30 pm (1st session)
Saturday, August 11, 11 am – 12:30 pm (2nd session)

 

STEM Workshops

Flower Power

Dissect flowers with real scientific tools to learn all the different parts and what plants need to grow big and strong. Then, venture outdoors to collect materials to make your own composter to keep your soil healthy. Designed for ages 5+.

Wednesday, July 11, 5 – 6:15 pm
Sunday, July 15, 10:30 – 11:45 am

Wonders of Water

Discover the amazing properties of water through experimentation with ice cubes, marbles, rocks, oil, food coloring and more, then make a sensory water jar to take home. Sparkle-glitter, anyone? Designed for all ages.

Wednesday, August 8, 9:15 – 10:30 am - SOLD OUT
Saturday, August 25, 10:15 – 11:30 am - SOLD OUT

 

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

pancake animals
an early learners' workshop

Who says you can’t play with your food? Make your own edible animal with pancakes, fruit and sliced almonds. Designed for ages 18 – 36 months.

Saturday, July 14, 10:15 – 11 am - SOLD OUT
Saturday, August 4, 10:15 – 11 am - SOLD OUT

Backyard BBQ

Sharpen your knife skills as you learn recipes to beat the summer heat! We’ll make veggie burger sliders and peach cobbler, and have lemon-cucumber fizzy drinks and Caprese Salad to share. Designed for ages 5+.

Sunday, July 15, 2 – 3:30 pm - SOLD OUT
Sunday, August 5, 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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