Get into the spirit of the season with our November/December workshops! 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 our Reservations Coordinator at 303-561-0164 or

Art Studio Workshops

get the picture

Join artist-in-residence George Perez to learn how cameras work and create an obscura (light box) out of raw materials. Then, pop the obscura on your head and work in pairs to explore your environment in a totally different way! Ages 3+.

Saturday, December 16, 3 - 4:30 pm - No sign up required, just pop in!

winter wonderland gardens: a two-part workshop

In the 1st session, build your wintry scene with fairy houses, bird baths, magical fruit trees, woodland critters and more! Come back a week later to paint your wonderland using a variety of specialty glazes. Your finished creation will be ready to pick up the following week. Ages 3+.

Wednesday, December 6, 5:30 - 7 pm (1st session) - sold out
Wednesday, December 13, 5:30 - 7 pm (2nd session) - sold out


Teaching Kitchen Workshops

gingerbread cookies: an early learners' workshop

In this workshop designed for our littlest pastry chefs, we will decorate gingerbread cookies with a variety of tasty toppings. Cookies are baked by our Teaching Kitchen chefs and ready to decorate when you arrive. Each child guest will receive two gingerbread cookies to deck out at take home. Ages 1 - 5.

Saturday, December 2, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out
Saturday, December 16, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out
Saturday, December 23, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out

gingerbread houses

Celebrate the season by decorating gingerbread houses! Our Teaching Kitchen chefs will bake and assemble your house before you arrive, then you can decorate your house as a family using frostings, sprinkles, candies and more. The best part? Take your house with you and leave the clean-up to us! Ages 6+.

Sunday, December 3, 3 - 4 pm - sold out
Sunday, December 10, 3 - 4 pm - sold out
Sunday, December 17, 3 - 4 pm - sold out
Wednesday, December 20, 6 - 7 pm - sold out



  • 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
  • Members: Free
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