Children's Museum

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RADical Day – Outdoors Day

Featured Programs & Events

October 30, 2020

To celebrate RADical Day, we offer some new outdoor experiences and activities, live music and more!

Event participation requires masks and social distancing.

All events are outdoors and free of charge. Parking is free in the Children’s Museum’s parking lots.

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

  • Take a spin on Los Trompos – Five large spinning tops formerly located in the Garage. Created by Hector Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena and on loan from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
  • Explore the Children’s Museum’s newest art acquisition, Rope, created by artist Ief Spincemaille. Sit and play on Rope, and create different shapes and sculptures with its unique structure. 
  • Wear your Halloween costume and take home a treat (while supplies last)
  • Windows Art Gallery –Enjoy visitors’ art that they’ve created over the summer displayed in the Museum windows! And add your art to the collection by placing it in the drop box located on the Museum’s front porch.

11:00 am – Noon

  • Catch a roaming outdoor performance by saxophonist Lee Robinson

12:30 – 2:30 pm

  • Decorate sugar skulls with local artist Zena Ruiz. This custom originates from the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, a time for families to gather, share, and celebrate the stories of our ancestors and loved ones we've lost.1:00  – 1:30 pm

1:00  – 1:30 pm

  • Plant garlic in the Children’s Museum’s garden! Celebrate the wonder of this tasty bulb, learn how to grow it, take a turn to plant some garlic and come back to watch it grow.

As a recipient of funding from the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD), Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is proud to participate in RADical Days Fall 2020! Visit for more RADical Days details.