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
Sunday, February 23, 10:30 am - 12 pm

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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