Upcoming Programs

popUP makeshop | Egyptian Engineers

Wednesday, March 29, 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. 

Great Artists | Egyptian Blue Hippo

Friday, March 31, 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. 

 

popUP makeshop | Egg Parachutes

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Egg Parachutes

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. Throughout April we are investigating everything egg-y.  Design and construct a parachute to carry an egg safely to the ground while learning about concepts such as momentum, air resistance, and gravity.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eggy Art: Fabergé Eggs

Friday, April 07, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme - Eggy Art: Fabergé Eggs

This April, Amazement Square is all about eggs!  Join us in Great Artists to create your own version of the elaborate Fabergé Eggs first commissioned by Tsar Alexander III in 1885.

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

April 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 >

School’s Out! | Spring Break at the Square

Monday, April 10, 2017

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1:00 - 1:30 PM

Today's Project | Egg Parachutes

Design and construct a parachute to carry an egg safely to the ground while learning about concepts such as momentum, air resistance, and gravity.

Learn more about our other Spring Break at the Square programs!

This program is FREE with admission or membership.

 

 

School’s Out! | Spring Break at the Square

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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11:00 - 11:30 AM & 1:00 - 1:30 PM

Today's Project | Nest Engineering Challenge

Can you design a nest out of found and recycled materials?  How many eggs will your nest hold?  Test our your tinkering and design skills in this FREE program.

Learn more about our other Spring Break at the Square programs!

This program is FREE with admission or membership.

popUP makeshop | Egg Crash Cars

Wednesday, April 12, 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. 

School’s Out! | Spring Break at the Square

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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11:00 - 11:30 AM & 1:00 - 1:30 PM

Today's Project | Kite Construction

How are planes, birds, and bugs able to fly?  Can we make something out of every day materials that will fly?  Investigate lift, gravity, and drag in this FREE program.

Learn more about our other Spring Break at the Square programs!

This program is FREE with admission or membership.

School’s Out! | Spring Break at the Square

Thursday, April 13, 2017

springbreak-iconWednesday, April 13, 2017
11:00 - 11:30 AM & 1:00 - 1:30 PM

Today's Project | Eggy Architecture

Are you an egg-cellent architect?  Come test out your skills and work your way through building challenges using eggs in this FREE program.

Learn more about our other Spring Break at the Square programs!

This program is FREE with admission or membership.

Great Artists | Eggy Art: Making Egg Paint

Friday, April 14, 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. 

 

School’s Out! | Spring Break at the Square

Friday, April 14, 2017

springbreak-iconWednesday, April 13, 2017
11:00 - 11:30 AM & 1:00 - 1:30 PM

Planetarium: Meteor Showers

Learn more about our other Spring Break at the Square programs!

This program is $3 per child plus admission or membership.

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.

 

 

popUP makeshop | Egg Parachutes

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, April 19, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Egg Parachutes

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. Throughout April we are investigating everything egg-y.  Design and construct a parachute to carry an egg safely to the ground while learning about concepts such as momentum, air resistance, and gravity.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eggy Art: Fabergé Eggs

Friday, April 21, 2017

great-artist-icoinsFriday, April 21, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme - Eggy Art: Fabergé Eggs

This April, Amazement Square is all about eggs!  Join us in Great Artists to create your own version of the elaborate Fabergé Eggs first commissioned by Tsar Alexander III in 1885.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

popUP makeshop | Egg Crash Cars

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, April 26, 2017

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

great-artist-icoinsFriday, April 28, 2017

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. 

 

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!

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.

 

 

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

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

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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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