Family Day

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Saturday, April 27
Enjoy entertainment and special activities with your family. All activities are included with price of admission.

Summer Wonder Camp

July 8-12; for ages 6-12.

Spark Creativity!

Ask your teacher about adding an ArtFul Tales Experience in your child’s classroom or on a field trip.

Celebrate Your Birthday With Us

Two new party packages: Robo-Bash and ArtVille Tots.

Museums for All

Extended hours on Friday:  9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Please bring socks for everyone visiting ArtVille

Welcome to the i.d.e.a. Museum, we have activities and exhibitions for kids of all ages.

The museum inspires children to experience their world differently. Therefore, in addition to art, creativity and imagination we focus on learning, creative thinking and engaging families. Moreover our activities and exhibitions for kids of all ages are developed not only for them but most importantly for the whole family.

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Plan a Visit

Engage your brain with creative interactives at the i.d.e.a. Museum.

Please call 480-644-2468 to find out about school tours taking place during the week.

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Explore & Discover: ArtVille

Learn through tactile experiences and imaginative play in a town all about art.

A socks-only space for ages 0 – 4.

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Imagine & Design: HUB Gallery

Nurture creative thinking by experiencing hands-on art, design and science activities.

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Experiment & Learn: Classes

Messy Creation classes, camps and other workshop aim to spark curiosity and a love for learning.

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Junkyard Jungle

Escape into Junkyard Jungle, where discarded materials become treasured artworks. Note: The Whiteman Family Gallery will be closed May 27-June 13 to change out art and activities.

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Field Trips & Tours

Take your class or group on an artful journey that nourishes young minds and sparks creativity.

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Access for All

Making the museum accessible for our entire community is important. Our next Museum Discovery event is being planned for May. More details coming soon.

Learn more about our discount programs and free special events.

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Birthday Parties: 3 Options - No Cleanup!

Let our staff take the stress out of your child’s celebration. Choose from ArtVille Tots, Robo-Bash & Art Studio.

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Gifts: Make a Difference

Your donation funds educational programs that support early learning, nurture creative thinking and engage families. Change lives!

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Great value and can quickly pay for itself in as little as two visits.

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We inspire nearly 90,000 children of all ages in Mesa and the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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By sponsoring engaging exhibitions at the i.d.e.a. Museum, you align your brand with a trusted and valued organization.

Thank you for your support!


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201


Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

Call Us

480-644-idea (4332)

480-644-2468 (live)

480-644-2466 (fax)

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9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday & Saturday

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday

12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday

Closed Monday and most holidays

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