teaching kitchen schedule

Find out what's cooking for your visit!

What's on the menu for your visit?

We offer public cooking classes, fee-based workshops, live demos or delicious samples of homemade food in The Teaching Kitchen. Each day is different! 

Please note: All Teaching Kitchen programs and times vary and are subject to change. 

Ingredient of the Month

In February, beets will be the star! We'll make roasted beet and goat cheese salad and beet & mixed berry smoothies. And in March, we'll explore cooking with spinach and make recipes likes spinach mac and cheese and spinach frittata.

Cooking Classes

Monday - Saturday, times vary
Try your hand at being a chef with age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients! Cooking classes are packed with delicious recipes and techniques and tips for cooking with your kiddos. 

Cooking Class Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Wednesday: 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Saturday: 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Sunday: Food for Thought drop-in demos and tastings at 11 am and 12 pm

For the safety of our guests, capacity in our cooking classes is limited to 16 participants. Sign-up sheets are posted outside The Teaching Kitchen, first-come, first-served. A parent must accompany their child(ren) in The Teaching Kitchen at all times. Doors open 5 minutes before class and no late admittance is allowed.

Food For Thought

Sundays, 11 am and 12 pm

We'll have tasty samples of homemade food using our ingredient of the month, live demonstrations or a special StoryTime is all about food. 

Food for Thought is drop-in style, no sign-up required. Activities included with Museum admission

Special Teaching Kitchen Events

Lucky Green Smoothies
Friday, March 16, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day making delicious and nutritious green smoothies with our friends from Western Dairy Association.

Made possible by

French Chef Series
Tuesdays, February 27, March 27 and April 24, 2 and 3 pm

Practice your culinary skills by making French Cuisine like crepes and pastries with our friends from the French Alliance!



  • 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.


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

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