Programs at Kidzu
Programs, workshops, and community partnerships are the heart of Kidzu Children’s Museum. Our programs aim to foster connections with our community, and provide positive educational experiences.
Join Kidzu and Frank on Thursday, September 25, 4:15-5:30pm for Be a Trashion-ista!! We'll get inspired by recycled materials during this great hands-on program. With the help of artists and designers from the FRANK show kids will design and create Rubbish 2 Runaway outfits. In addition, participants will walk their creations down the FRANK Art Gallery runway for a fashion show! Sign-up at this link or call us at 919-933-1455. Cost is $5 per child, ages 4-10. Program will take place at FRANK Art Gallery on Franklin Street.
Saturday, September 27th at 10am, Kidzu and DSI Comedy Present: "Family Improv" Interactive Comedy for the Kids. on the University Mall Stage. It's comedy that's 100% Clean and Fun for All Ages! Improvisers from DSI Comedy Theater help kickoff your morning with a high energy, interactive show that'll have kids and parents laughing all day long. All ages welcome. Free public event.
Kidzu's Pop-Up Location:
Kidzu is now open 10am-12pm & 3-5pm Tuesday-Friday and Saturday 11am-2pm. Please note Kidzu will be closed between 12-3pm on weekdays. No registration is required for programs. In order to cover our costs, minimal child experience fees will be required.
Messy Mornings, Weekday Mornings 10:00am-12:00pm: Come explore the messier side of art each morning in the Makery! Messy Mornings are an opportunity for young visitors to throw on a smock and let their creativity run free! All ages welcome.
To Market, To Market, Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 pm: We're off to market at 3:30pm each Tuesday! Come make an Apple Pie Smoothie and a Stuffed Apple on Tuesday, September 16th. This program invites children to meet farmers, practice financial literacy, learn about healthy eating, and have fun! Families will explore the market to purchase ingredients and then reconvene at the museum to mix up their ingredients and make something delicious! Sign up at this link, by calling (919)933-1455 or drop-in before 3:30pm each Tuesday. Fees: $10/child, price includes all food purchases. All ages welcome!
Kidz Voices, Wednesdays at 10:00am: Join us for an exciting, interactive music program made just for your little one! Your child will discover their singing voice while wiggling to original songs by musician, Marcia Blackstock. All ages welcome.
STEAM Powered Afternoons,Wednesdays & Thursdays 3:00-5:00pm: Power your afternoons with STEAM! Embrace your artistic creativity while also engaging in educational activities inspired by Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. All ages welcome.
Makery Masterpieces, Thursdays 10:00-12:00pm: Ever wonder how famous artists create their work? Makery Masterpieces explains the art making process of such artists as Monet, Pollock, and Smithson, and invites young visitors to create their own masterpiece inspired by the artist of the day! All ages welcome.
Friday Fam Jam, Fridays 3:00-5:00pm: Thank goodness it's Friday! Kick off the weekend and celebrate family time with our Friday Fam Jam. On alternating Fridays you and your little one will move and groove to familiar and easy to learn music played by Marcia Blackstock on her guitar or, enjoy a culturally enriching experience and activity with Maria Jesus Poch, here visiting from Chile! All ages welcome.
Saturday Open Studio, Saturdays 11:00am-2:00pm: Get creative during Saturday Open Studio! We'll recap the highlights of the week by featuring the best of our activities. Use this time to think outside the box and let your imaginations run wild. All ages welcome.