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Workshops offer an exclusive family experience like no other, and our March/April workshops are sure to put the spring back in your step! 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.

Members get first dibs on workshop registration! Join today.

Please note: Adults must purchase their own ticket and accompany children at all times. Workshop ticket purchases are non-refundable, but are transferable to a friend. You must be a current Children's Museum member to receive member pricing on our workshops.

Questions? Contact our Reservations Coordinator at 303-561-0164 or workshops@cmdenver.org.

STEM Workshops

roly poly habitat (an early learners' workshop)

Did you know pill bugs, more commonly known as roly polies, are crustaceans? Learn more about these amazing creatures and build a habitat to take your very own roly poly home! Ages 18 - 36 months.

Wednesday, March 20, 10:15 - 11:15 am - sold out
Saturday, March 23, 10:15 - 11:15 am - sold out

animal detectives

Venture to Joy Park and discover how you can detect the presence of animals using scat, tracks and feathers. Then we'll make fake scat and mold animal tracks out of plaster to take home. Ages 3+.

Saturday, April 6, 10:15 - 11:30 am - sold out
Sunday, April 7, 10:15 - 11:30 am - sold out

star field planetarium

Calling all aspiring astronauts! Travel to space inside a portable planetarium to learn about constellations and planets. Afterward, create your own solar system. Ages 5+.

Sunday, March 31, 10 - 11:30 am - sold out
Sunday, April 21, 10 - 11:30 am - a Spanish language workshop!

 

Art Studio Workshops

collaborative color

Learn painting and drawing techniques from artist-in-residence Julia Rymer, then work as a family to create a collaborative piece to take home. Use a variety of media like acrylics, watercolor and charcoal to express what makes your family unique. All ages.

Saturday, March 16, 10:30 am - 12 pm 

clay birds

Sculpt birds, eggs and nests out of clay using coiling and sculpting techniques. Finish your creations with underglaze, then leave it with us to be fired in our kilns. Pieces will be ready for pick-up the following Sunday. All ages.

Sunday, March 24, 11 am - 12:30 pm - sold out
Sunday, April 28, 11 am - 12:30 pm - sold out

earth maps

Join guest artist Charlotte Bassin to create art with items found in Joy Park. Collect rocks, sticks, leaves and flowers, and work together to make a collaborative world map. Then, make your own nature-inspired piece to take home. Ages 3+.

Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am - 12 pm


Teaching Kitchen Workshops

sushi extravaganza

Let's "roll" to the other side of the world and make traditional Japanese cuisine! We will learn how to prepare tasty miso soup, then choose from ingredients like cooked shrimp, Krab, avocado, cucumber and carrots to make your very own sushi roll. Ages 5+.

Sunday, March 10, 2 - 3:30 pm - sold out
Wednesday, March 13, 5 - 6:30 pm - The Museum is closed due to inclement weather. Please be on the lookout for an email regarding your workshop registration. 

bread 'n butter

There's nothing better than fresh-out-of-the-oven bread! Mix and knead the dough, then watch it rise as we learn the science behind yeast and discover more about the nutrition of whole grains. Finally, top the bread with butter you whip up from scratch and enjoy. All ages.

Saturday, April 13, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, April 14, 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
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*Event Day Pricing may apply. 

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2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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