the basics

Bring the whole family to these unique workshops.

All family workshops are held 10:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Children’s Museum.

All materials are included. Space is limited.

 At least one caregiver must attend with their child(ren). Please purchase one ticket per attendee.


$4 for members
$5 for non-members

To receive the member price, please use code MEMWORK$2.  Membership will be verified when you visit.

Museum admission is not included.

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Workshop prices are subsidized by generous support from the Howmet Aerospace Foundation.

workshop schedule

Build a Planter Box
Saturday, March 11
Learn to use tools and wood to make your family’s own planter box.  Take home a box ready to be filled with plants.

Seed Starting
Saturday, March 18
Learn the process of starting seeds to grow this spring. Try out planting seeds during your workshop, and take home your plantings to see what your seed grows.

Beauty in Bloom
Saturday, March 25
Make your own natural beauty products like lip balm and blush using natural, plant-based ingredients like beet root, turm

Natural Dyes
Saturday, April 1
Experiment dyeing using natural, plant-based materials like shiso, turmeric, pokeberry and avocado. Hand dye your own silk scarf to take home.