Upcoming Programs

popUP makeshop | Egg Crash Cars

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Egg Crash Cars

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This week we will be building vehicles to carry eggs! Learn about concepts like power, gravity, motion, and inertia all while creating your own egg protecting vehicles.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eggy Art: Making Egg Paint

Friday, April 28, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme - Eggy Art: Making Egg Paint

This April, Amazement Square is all about eggs!  This week, in Great Artists, we will be creating our own paints using egg yolks and everyday pigments.  Test out your new paints in a painting that you will take home!

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

popUP makeshop | Buk – drum

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Buk

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This month we will be focusing on South Korea in honor of our new traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea.  Buk is the generic Korean word for drum, but it also refers to a traditional drum that is barrel shaped!  Join us for this program to learn more about drums and make your own Korean Buk.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Fans

Friday, May 05, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Paper Fans

Great Artists in May is inspired by our current traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea! In this program, we will be creating our own paper fans! We will also learn how fans are used in the traditional South Korean Buchaechum dance and how the dance movements represent butterflies, wave, and more.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

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! Learn more>

Cost is $5 plus museum admission or membership.  Get tickets!

popUP makeshop | Yut Nori

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Yut Nori Board Game

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This month we will be focusing on South Korea in honor of our new traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea.  Yut Nori is a traditional Korean board game often played in large groups.  Make your own Yut Nori inspired board game to take home and play.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Animation

Friday, May 12, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Animation

Great Artists in May is inspired by our current traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea! Animation is a constantly growing field in South Korea.  Join us in this program that talks about common South Korean animations and build your own character.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

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.

 

 

STEAMpowered Workshop | LED Flowers

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Mother's Day: LED Flowers

STEAMpowered workshops provide participants with unique and personalized instruction while strengthening necessary STEAM skills. (STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.) Join us this month to create custom light up flowers for Mother's Day! Learn about simple circuit building, paper crafting, and repurposing materials in this specialized workshop. Register Today! > 

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

 

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.

 

 

popUP makeshop | Buk – drum

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Buk

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This month we will be focusing on South Korea in honor of our new traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea.  Buk is the generic Korean word for drum, but it also refers to a traditional drum that is barrel shaped!  Join us for this program to learn more about drums and make your own Korean Buk.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Fans

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Friday, May 19, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Paper Fans

Great Artists in May is inspired by our current traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea! In this program, we will be creating our own paper fans! We will also learn how fans are used in the traditional South Korean Buchaechum dance and how the dance movements represent butterflies, wave, and more.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

popUP makeshop | Yut Nori

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, May 24, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Yut Nori Board Game

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This month we will be focusing on South Korea in honor of our new traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea.  Yut Nori is a traditional Korean board game often played in large groups.  Make your own Yut Nori inspired board game to take home and play.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Animation

Friday, May 26, 2017

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Friday, May 26, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Animation

Great Artists in May is inspired by our current traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea! Animation is a constantly growing field in South Korea.  Join us in this program that talks about common South Korean animations and build your own character.

This program is free with museum admission or membership.

 

popUP makeshop | Buk – drum

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, May 31, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: South Korea - Buk

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This month we will be focusing on South Korea in honor of our new traveling exhibition Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea.  Buk is the generic Korean word for drum, but it also refers to a traditional drum that is barrel shaped!  Join us for this program to learn more about drums and make your own Korean Buk.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

 

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.

 

 

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | June 12-16

Monday, June 12, 2017

wondercamp-space-June 12-16 | Sci-Fi Camp

Science and Fiction merge in this camp designed to thrill and inspire young space enthusiasts.  Campers will explore activities based on popular science-fiction, investigate the wonders of space in our planetarium, engineer space craft, and much more!

Learn More >

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | June 19-23

Monday, June 19, 2017

wondercamp-occupationsJune 19-23 | Dino Days

Calling all future paleontologists!  Join us as we investigate dinosaurs.  From fossil excavations to dinosaur inspired art and games, you will be sure to have a ROARing good time! 

Learn More >

 

 

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | June 26-30

Monday, June 26, 2017

wondercamp-whodone-June 26-30 | Cirque du Square

Your children will jump for joy when they join us for Cirque du Square!  You may even do a cartwheel when you see all the fun they're having!  Every child will express themselves by developing part of our act to be performed under the big top!

Learn More >

 

 

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

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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.

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | July 10-14

Monday, July 10, 2017

wondercamp-bestofJuly 10-14 | Dragons, Duels, and Damsels

Fantasy comes to life as every prince and princess builds dragon puppets, contructs catapults,  jousts in duels, and saves the citizens in this STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) based camp.

Learn More >

 

 

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | July 17-21

Monday, July 17, 2017

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July 17-21 | Earth Day, Every Day

Join us in celebrating Earth Day every day!  You will learn ways to protect the Earth by making a worm farm, constructing a wind turbine, and growing produce in our urban garden.  Register today; your planet needs you!

Learn More >

 

 

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | July 31-August 4

Monday, July 31, 2017

wondercamp-soundJuly 31-August 4 | Be Inspired!

Travel through time with some of the world's greatest influencers.  Investigate famous inventions in history, learn from the successes and mistakes of historic inventors, build your own unique creations, and be inspired!

Learn More >

 

 

WonderCamp & WonderCamp Jr. | August 7-11

Monday, August 07, 2017

wondercamp-tinker August 7-11 | Egyptology

Become an archaeologist for a week!  Explore ancient Egyptian art, games, and architecture.  From mummies to obelisks, this camp will teach you all about life and death on the Nile.

Learn More >

 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, August 12, 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, October 14, 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, November 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, December 09, 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.

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