March 25 and 26

Drop in and discover, or sign up for a workshop. Or both!


Zambia Kuomboka

Saturday, March 25, is ZAMBIA DAY at KID. Discover Kuomboka, the Zambian rainy-season ceremony, with hands-on activities for the whole family: build a Nalikwanda boat with our 3D printers, use a scroll saw to create an elephant puzzle, make a Lozi hat, try on traditional dress, and more.


Zambia Nalikwanda

3D Nalikwanda Boat
Design a 3D-printed miniature Nalikwanda, a barge with a large elephant figure on top. Use Tinkercad to create your own boat. Your creation will be available for pick-up within two weeks. Ages 8+
$14 members; $16 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission)

REGISTER  Saturday, March 25, 11:00

REGISTER  Saturday, March 25, 1:30

Electric KIDs

Electric KIDs: Explorations (1 hour)
Learn the basics of electricity and circuits in a developmentally-appropriate way for your Kindergarten and 1st graders! Experiment with conductivity and build your own push buttons. K ‐ 1st grade.
$10 members; $12 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission)

REGISTER  Sunday, March 26, 11:00 ‐ 12:00

REGISTER  Sunday, March 26, 1:30 ‐ 2:30


Learn how to use equipment in the studio of your choice. Hone your skills, earn certification, and practice your craft in Open Build.

Maker Studio
$10 members; $11 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission)
Open Build
$6 members; $7 nonmembers (+ $8 museum admission)


Textiles Studio, LEVEL 2
Build on your skills from Level 1 and learn how to use the sewing machine! Explore more techniques and tools, work with new materials, and make a machine-sewn wallet complete with key ring and snap fastener. 1st grade+
Level 1 certification required.

REGISTER  MAKER STUDIO Saturday, March 25, 11:00

REGISTER  OPEN BUILD Saturday, March 25, 3:00


Woodshop Studio, LEVEL 2
Ramp up your carpentry skills. Learn how to cut angles with a mitre box, acquire advanced drilling and fastening techniques and smooth it all out with a power sander. 2nd grade+
Level 1 certification required.

REGISTER  MAKER STUDIO Sunday, March 26, 11:00

REGISTER  OPEN BUILD Sunday, March 26, 3:00


Geodesic Domes

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! Activities vary each day. All ages.
Free for members; $8 nonmembers

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.