THIS WEEKEND AT KID

April 29 and 30

Drop in and discover, sign up for a workshop, or do both!
Visit any time during museum hours for hands-on, innovative activities. Explore and experiment with wind tubes, giant ball runs, drilling and construction, and more.

Weekend Workshops

Arduino

Intro to Arduino
Experience the power of an Arduino, a small but mighty microcontroller with infinite possibilities. Learn to use an Arduino board to control lights, motors and sounds. Develop skills in C++ programming. No prior experience required. Ages 10+
$18 members; $20 nonmembers (+$8 museum admission)
Optional cost: $52 to take home Arduino (purchase on-site)

REGISTER  Saturday, April 29, 11:00

REGISTER  Saturday, April 29, 1:30

Circuit Tunes

Circuit Tunes
Create an “electric organ” with simple circuits, PVC pipe, and everyday materials. Use heat shrink to connect piezo buzzers to a power source, and build homemade switches that function as keys. Experiment with modifying the “organ pipes” to change tones. Ages 8+
$12 members; $14 nonmembers (+$8 museum admission)

REGISTER  Sunday, April 30, 11:00

REGISTER  Sunday, April 30, 1:30

Maker Studios

3D printing - Fab Lab

Fab Lab Studio, LEVEL 1
Learn how to design in a 3-dimensional digital world! Create, combine, and manipulate shapes to build your dream house, and we’ll 3D-print your masterpiece. 1st grade+
$10 members; $11 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission).

REGISTER  Saturday, April 29, 11:00

Fab Lab Open Build
Build on skills from Maker Studio. 1st grade+
* Level 1 certification required
$6 members; $7 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission)

REGISTER  Saturday, April 29, 3:00

Circuits

Electronics Studio, LEVEL 1
Learn basic circuitry, conductors and insulators, inputs and outputs. Learn how to splice wire using wire strippers and heat shrink, then build your own circuit with a homemade switch. 2nd grade+
$10 members; $11 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission).

REGISTER  Sunday, April 30, 11:00

Electronics Open Build
Build on skills from Maker Studio. 1st grade+
* Level 1 certification required.
$6 members; $7 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission)

REGISTER  Sunday, April 30, 3:00

See our full calendar to plan ahead.

Full refunds (minus 5% processing fee) are given up to 24 hours prior to workshop. If a participant is more than 10 minutes late for a workshop, participant will not be admitted and will not be given a refund. Workshops may be cancelled due to low enrollment. For more information, view our complete Cancellation Policies.