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! Free with museum admission.
Embrace your artistic creativity while engaging in educational activities inspired by science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics, and design (STEAM'D). On Wednesdays, we focus on art and design and Thursdays our activities focus on STEM.
Ever wonder how famous artists create their work? Makery Masterpieces explains the art making process and explores the different mediums used by famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Van Gogh! Each week we'll feature a different artist and invite young visitors to create their own masterpiece to take home. A $5 materials fee is required […]
Buzz on over to Kidzu’s new pollinator garden! Get your hands dirty as we play, explore and care for our garden and discover the plants and critters that live there. Children, caregivers and community members are invited to help us maintain our beautiful outdoor space. Free with museum admission. This program will wrap up for the […]
To Market To Market invites children to meet local farmers, practice financial literacy and learn about healthy eating! Families will explore the Chapel Hill Farmers' Market at University Place to purchase ingredients then reconvene inside the museum to mix up our ingredients and make something delicious! There is a $10 materials fee required to participate […]
Imaginations run wild hearing stories of far off lands, wacky characters, friendships and fairytales. Each themed storytime includes an activity, craft or song. Themes change weekly, so if you miss storytime on Tuesday, join us for the same adventure on Friday. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers!
Kids will enjoy a fun-filled night including exhibit play & exploration, a movie, and pizza. This is a drop-off event for children ages 3-9 (must be potty-trained). Kids will exercise their minds, bodies, imagination and independence. $25 per child/$15 for siblings Register Now