teaching kitchen schedule

Find out what's cooking for your visit!

What's on the menu for your visit?

Try your hand in the kitchen with age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients. We offer public cooking classes, fee-based workshops, live demos, or delicious samples of homemade food in The Teaching Kitchen. Each month features a different ingredient. In May, explore cooking with lime and in June, avocado will be the hero. Each day is different!

Teaching Kitchen Schedule

Monday - Friday: Cooking classes at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm
Saturday: Cooking classes at 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm
Sunday: No cooking classes - Food for Thought drop-in demos and tastings at 11 am and 12 pm

Cooking classes are packed with delicious recipes, and tips and techniques for cooking with your kids.
Food for Thought has tasty samples of homemade food, live demonstrations or special StoryTimes all about food.

Can't wait? Check out our recipes page for videos - filmed in our very own Teaching Kitchen - with healthy, easy recipes and tips for cooking with kiddos. 

Special Teaching Kitchen Events

Edible Flowers
Thursday, May 2, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers! Use a variety of fresh fruit to create a beautiful and delicious garden.

Buggy Snacks
Tuesday, May 21, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Let's eat some bugs! Create insect-shaped snacks using your favorite veggies.

French Chef Series
Tuesdays, May 28 and June 25, 2 and 3 pm

Make French cuisine like crepes and pastries with our friends from Alliance Française de Denver.

Cool Bites
Tuesday, June 18, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Beat the summer heat with refreshing snacks like fruit pizza, banana sushi and apple donuts.

For the safety of our guests, capacity in our cooking classes is limited to 16 participants. Sign-up 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 is drop-in style, no sign-up required. Activities included with Museum admission and are subject to change.


The Teaching Kitchen, Edible Flowers, Buggy Snacks and Cool Bites are sponsored by

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  • 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.


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Seniors (60+): $12
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