Upcoming Programs

Winter WonderCamp: Around the World in Winter!

Monday, February 27, 2017

February 27 - March 3, 2017
8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Come join us for Winter WonderCamp where will experience what winter looks like in countries around the globe!  Limited space available.  Learn More >

 

Planetarium | Solstice and Winter Constellations

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

iconPlanetarium: Solstice and Winter Constellations

11:00am-11:30pm & 1:00pm-1:30pm

Lynchburg City Schools are out for Winter Intersession Break, but at Amazement Square we are continuing our love of learning with programs inspired by Winter! Join us during this Planetarium showing to take a closer look at constellations found during winter and what happens during solstice. 

Cost is $3 with museum admission or membership.

Toddler Tales | Winter

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

toddler-tales-iconTuesday, February 28, 2017

10:30 AM | Theme: Winter

Join us every Tuesday in the Big Red Barn for an interactive story time and activity. Ages 5 and under are welcome with their guardians!

This program is free with museum admission or membership.

 

Winter WonderCamp: Around the World in Winter!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

February 27 - March 3, 2017
8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Come join us for Winter WonderCamp where will experience what winter looks like in countries around the globe!  Limited space available.  Learn More >

 

Winter WonderCamp: Around the World in Winter!

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

February 27 - March 3, 2017
8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Come join us for Winter WonderCamp where will experience what winter looks like in countries around the globe!  Limited space available.  Learn More >

 

popUP makeshop | Egyptian Engineers

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Engineers - Papyrus

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile! This month we'll be focusing on engineering feats of the Ancient Egyptians.

Make your own paper in this engaging learning experience. You'll get to take a piece home to write on!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

School’s Out! | Intersessions Programs

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

 Crystal Snowflake Painting

11:00am-11:30pm & 1:00pm-1:30pm

Lynchburg City Schools are out for Winter Intersession Break, but at Amazement Square we are continuing our love of learning with programs inspired by Winter! Join us during this STEM program to explore the crystalline structure of snowflakes, make your own “paint”, and create sparkly snowflakes to look at under magnification. 

This program is FREE with museum admission! 

 

Winter WonderCamp: Around the World in Winter!

Thursday, March 02, 2017

February 27 - March 3, 2017
8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Come join us for Winter WonderCamp where will experience what winter looks like in countries around the globe!  Limited space available.  Learn More >

 

School’s Out! | Intersessions Programs

Thursday, March 02, 2017

 Snowflake Flyers

11:00am-11:30pm & 1:00pm-1:30pm

Lynchburg City Schools are out for Winter Intersession Break, but at Amazement Square we are continuing our love of learning with programs inspired by Winter! Join us during this STEM program to design your own snowflake then test if it can fly using our vertical flier. If it doesn’t work, no problem! Redesign your snowflake and try again! 

This program is FREE with museum admission! 

 

Winter WonderCamp: Around the World in Winter!

Friday, March 03, 2017

February 27 - March 3, 2017
8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Come join us for Winter WonderCamp where will experience what winter looks like in countries around the globe!  Limited space available.  Learn More >

 

Great Artists | Egyptian Blue Hippo

Friday, March 03, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Art - Blue Hippo

Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile!  This month we will be focusing on the art of Ancient Egypt.  Come learn about Egyptian art techniques and make a blue hippo image to take home.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

School’s Out! | Intersessions Programs

Friday, March 03, 2017

 Snowflake Design

11:00am-11:30pm & 1:00pm-1:30pm

Lynchburg City Schools are out for Winter Intersession Break, but at Amazement Square we are continuing our love of learning with programs inspired by Winter! Join us during this STEM program to learn about a snowflake’s 6-way radial symmetry and make your own to hang using found objects.

This program is FREE with museum admission! 

 

Read Across America Day

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Celebrate reading and literacy at Amazement Square on Read Across America Day!  Together, caregivers and children will craft reading tools, attend read-alouds in our award-winning exhibitions, and learn strategies to promote a lifelong love of reading. Learn more >

Ticket cost: $3 plus museum admission or membership.

popUP makeshop | Egyptian Engineers

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Engineers - Shaduf

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile! This month we'll be focusing on engineering feats of the Ancient Egyptians.

Come learn about and build an example of a Shaduf - the simple machine used by Egyptians to irrigate their crops during the dry season.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Egyptian Wesekh Necklace

Friday, March 10, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Art - Wesekh Necklace

Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile!  This month we will be focusing on the art of Ancient Egypt.  Come learn about Egyptian art and make a Wesekh or broad collar necklace.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, March 11, 2017

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4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

 

 

popUP makeshop | Egyptian Engineers

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, March 15, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Engineers - Papyrus

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile! This month we'll be focusing on engineering feats of the Ancient Egyptians.

Make your own paper in this engaging learning experience. You'll get to take a piece home to write on!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Egyptian Blue Hippo

Friday, March 17, 2017

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Friday, March 17, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Art - Blue Hippo

Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile!  This month we will be focusing on the art of Ancient Egypt.  Come learn about Egyptian art techniques and make a blue hippo image to take home.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

STEAMpowered Workshop | WeDo Robotics

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Activity: WeDo Robotics!

STEAMpowered workshops provide participants with unique and personalized instruction while strengthening necessary STEAM skills. (STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.) This month we are getting up close and personal with the parts of a circuit! We will learn the mechanics of motors, switches, and other electronic devices. In the end, we will put everything together to build a motorized device using LEGO® robotics kits. Learn more>

This program is $40 including museum admission or $31 for members. 

popUP makeshop | Egyptian Engineers

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, March 22, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Engineers - Shaduf

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile! This month we'll be focusing on engineering feats of the Ancient Egyptians.

Come learn about and build an example of a Shaduf - the simple machine used by Egyptians to irrigate their crops during the dry season.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Egyptian Wesekh Necklace

Friday, March 24, 2017

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Friday, March 24, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Art - Wesekh Necklace

Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile!  This month we will be focusing on the art of Ancient Egypt.  Come learn about Egyptian art and make a Wesekh or broad collar necklace.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

popUP makeshop | Egyptian Engineers

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, March 29, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Engineers - Papyrus

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile! This month we'll be focusing on engineering feats of the Ancient Egyptians.

Make your own paper in this engaging learning experience. You'll get to take a piece home to write on!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Egyptian Blue Hippo

Friday, March 31, 2017

great-artist-icoinsFriday, March 31, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egyptian Art - Blue Hippo

Help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Egypt: Life and Death on the Nile!  This month we will be focusing on the art of Ancient Egypt.  Come learn about Egyptian art techniques and make a blue hippo image to take home.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, April 08, 2017

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4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

Spring WonderCamp and WonderCamp Jr: Spring Into STEAM!

Monday, April 10, 2017

wondercamp-iconApril 10 - 14, 2017
8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Jump into the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) with our Spring Break WonderCamp!

Limited space available. Learn More >

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15, 2017

April 15th, 2017

Spring is finally here and what better way to celebrate than at Amazement Square’s Easter Egg Hunt

Free with museum admission or membership.

 

CLOSED for EASTER

Sunday, April 16, 2017

easter-iconAmazement Square will be closed Sunday, April 16th, 2017 for Easter and will reopen at 1pm on Monday, April 17th.

 

 

Star Wars Day!

Saturday, May 06, 2017

May 6, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

At a children’s museum not so far away, a new hope appears: YOU! Shift your ship to hyper drive and come down to Amazement Square on May 6th for a day full of exciting Star Wars crafts, games, and challenges!

Cost is $5 plus museum admission or membership.

Tickets will be available March 1st.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, May 13, 2017

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4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

 

 

CLOSED for MOTHER’S DAY

Sunday, May 14, 2017

 mothersday-iconAmazement Square will be CLOSED for Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14th. We will reopen for normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 16th.

 

 

STEAMpowered Workshop | Doodle Bots

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Activity: Doodle Bots

STEAMpowered workshops provide participants with unique and personalized instruction while strengthening necessary STEAM skills. (STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.) This month we are building doodle bots, or robots that draw for us! Learn about simple circuit building, motors, and repurposing materials in this specialized workshop. Learn more>

This program is $15 including museum admission or $6 for members. 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, June 10, 2017

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

 

 

CLOSED for FATHER’S DAY

Sunday, June 18, 2017

father'sday-iconAmazement Square will be CLOSED for Father's Day, Sunday, June 18th, 2017. We will reopen for normal operating hours on Tuesday, June 20th.

CLOSED for JULY 4TH

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

july4th-iconAmazement Square will be CLOSED for Independence Day | Tuesday, July 4th. We will reopen for normal operating hours on Wednesday, July 5th!

 

 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, July 08, 2017

family-fun-icon2Saturday, July 8, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, August 12, 2017

family-fun-icon2Saturday, August 12, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, October 14, 2017

family-fun-icon2Saturday, October 14, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, November 11, 2017

family-fun-icon2Saturday, November 11, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, December 09, 2017

family-fun-icon2Saturday, December 9, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

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