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

Water, Paper and Rhythm

Join Artist-in-Residence Sammy Lee to experiment Hanji, a Korean Mulberry paper that can be used to create a cast of any object you choose! Learn to knead, pound and layer the sheets, then take in a casting demo. We’ll provide you with Hanji paper so you can create a cast at home! Ages 3+.

Saturday, January 25, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Penguin Pals

Discover the unique traits of penguins from all over the world to get inspiration, then make your own penguin with clay and glaze. Creations will be coated in a clear glaze and ready to pick up two weeks from the workshop date. Ages 3+.

Sunday, February 16, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, February 23, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out

Spinning Masterpiece

Pour, layer and spin to make art! We will experiment with acrylic paint, creating special effects on turntables and banding wheels. After practicing, apply your favorite techniques to a large canvas you’ll take home. Artwork will need a full day to dry. All ages.

Saturday, February 22, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out
Saturday, February 29, 10:30 am - 12 pm - sold out

 

STEM Workshops

Chilly Science

Experiment with the states of matter! We’ll explore dry ice and crystals, plus make maple syrup snow candy and ice cream-in-a-bag to take home. Ages 5+.

Wednesday, January 8, 5 - 6:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, January 11, 11 am - 12:30 pm - sold out

Winter Wildlife

an early learners’ workshop

Explore how Colorado animals like black bears and snowshoe hares survive the cold temperatures. Then craft a furry friend to take home and snuggle up with through the winter! Ages 18-36 months.

Wednesday, February 5, 11 am - 12 pm
Sunday, February 9, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out

 

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

Taste of the Mediterranean

Take a trip around the world with your taste buds! As we learn about the cuisine, we’ll whip up heart-healthy vegetable fritters with tzatziki sauce and for dessert, enjoy tasty cinnamon cookies. Ages 3+.

Saturday, January 18, 2 - 3:30 pm
Sunday, January 19, 2 - 3:30 pm - sold out

Love Your Heart

Little chefs will cook up a meal using nutritious ingredients like whole grains, leafy greens and even dark chocolate. Healthy eating never tasted so good! All ages.

Wednesday, February 12, 5 - 6 pm - sold out
Saturday, February 15, 2 - 3 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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