workshops


We heart workshops hi resWorkshops offer an exclusive family experience like no other, and our January/February lineup is full of heart and soul! 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.

Art Studio Workshops

the colors beneath

We love crazy-unique ceramic techniques and we want to share them with you! In this workshop, experiment with Sgraffito and Mishima, and try your hand at painting and carving to layer drawings into clay. Each participant will receive a cup and small plate to (un!)cover with their own designs. Pieces will be ready to pick up 2 weeks after the workshop. Ages 5+.

Saturday, January 19, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Saturday, February 23, 10:30 am - 12 pm

ceramic charms

an early learners' workshop

This workshop is designed just for our littlest artists. We'll use micaceous slip (sparkling, gooey clay), stamps, texture rollers, glaze and glass beads to make a good luck charm. Your creation will be fired in our kilns and ready to take home the following week. Ages 18-36 months. 

Sunday, February 10, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, February 24, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out

STEM Workshops

furry and feathery friends

an early learners' workshop

Explore the texture of feathers and fur, and learn how they help our animal friends stay warm and cozy in the winter. Then design your own furry, feathery friend to take home with you. Ages 18-36 months. 

Wednesday, January 23, 9:30 - 10:30 am - sold out
Sunday, January 27, 10:30 - 11:30 am - sold out

we've got the beat

We've got the beat - a heartbeat, that is! Discover the inner workings of this amazing organ. We will build inflatable hearts, test our own heart rate and even make edible "blood." It's delish, we promise! Ages 5+. 

Saturday, February 9, 2:30 - 4 pm
Sunday, February 17, 2:30 - 4 pm 

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

pasta from scratch

Let's make some homemade pasta! Mix up the ingredients and knead the dough, then sample oodles of noodles with different sauces. Ages 3+.

Sunday, January 13, 2 - 3:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, January 26, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Saturday, February 16, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out

taste of ethiopia

Join our guest chef to explore Ethiopian culture and cuisine, and learn to make authentic recipes like red lentils, cabbage with carrots, yellow split peas and injera, a traditional bread. All ages.

Sunday, February 3, 2 - 3:30 pm 
Saturday, February 9, 10:30 am - 12 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. 

location

2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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