workshops


ChildrensMuseum_FallLogo_Final_Short-02Our September/October workshops are unbe-leaf-able! Exclusive and 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. Workshop ticket purchases are non-refundable, but are transferable to a friend. All workshop tickets include Museum admission unless otherwise noted. You must be a current Children's Museum member to receive member pricing on our workshops.

Questions? Contact Jessica at 303-561-0164 or JessicaP@cmdenver.org.

Art Studio Workshops

ceramic charms: an early learners' workshop

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

Saturday, September 16, 3 - 4:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, September 23, 3 - 4:30 pm - sold out

wheel throwing

Learn to throw on the pottery wheel! After we demonstrate the technique, everyone will have the chance to get behind the wheel. Your creation will be fired in our kilns and ready to take home or glaze the following week. Ages 7+.

Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 - 7 pm - just a few spots left!
Wednesday, September 27, 5:30 - 7 pm - just a few spots left!

paper puppet theater 

Join artist-in-residence, Betony Coons, to build your own tabletop puppet stage! Decorate your theater, create an interchangeable background and make shadow puppets. You’ll leave with everything you need to put on original theatrical productions at home. It’s show time! Ages 3+.

Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 - 7 pm - just a few spots left!

creepy clay crawlers - a two-part workshop!

In the 1st session, sculpt your crawler and add as many legs, eyes, wings, stingers and heads as you want! Come back a week later to glaze your creepy creation using a variety of colors. Your finished crawler will be ready to pick up the following week. Ages 3+.

Saturday, October 14, 3 - 4:30 pm (1st session) - sold out
Saturday, October 21, 3 - 4:30 pm (2nd session) - sold out

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

the pie shop

Nothing says fall like homemade apple pie! Learn to make this traditional treat from scratch and enjoy a tasting of several types of pie. Explore the Museum while your pie bakes, then take it home to enjoy! All ages.

Saturday, September 9, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out
Saturday, September 16, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out

chopped junior: halloween edition

Join us for a spooktacular cooking challenge! Each team will cook up their own dish using Halloween-themed secret ingredients and our state-of-the-art equipment. Best for groups of 3-4 people. Recommended for ages 5+, but fun for everyone!

Saturday, October 7, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, October 14, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - sold out

 

hours

  • 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.

admission*

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