Children's Museum

10am–5pm Daily

A photo of "Animated Music Machine" from Stephen Malinowski.

Tough Art

New Artists in Residence This Summer

This innovative artist residency program challenges artists and audiences to rethink their ideas of interactive museum experiences in one of the toughest venues – a children’s museum. Participating artists learn how their artworks connect with visitors outside of the typical museum environment, and what it takes to create artwork that can sustain the rigors of a hands-on environment. 

Tough Art 2017 Artists are:

About the Tough Art program:

Learn how you can apply for the Tough Artist program, or other artist residencies at the Museum, here.