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Classes

Explore, experiment and have fun:

Come and have fun in our Workshops, they're for everyone, the Curious, the Explorer, and everyone else, come and join us at idea Museum classes.

Messy Creations

Kids will enjoy mess making and sensory exploration while creating open-ended art.

Check our calendar or give us a call for more information.

Robo-Labs & Maker Labs

Play with robotic toys and tools in these STEAM workshops to build, make and code.

Check our calendar or give us a call for more information.

How to register for classes.

 

Registration for all programs, classes and workshops goes through the city’s Active Registration System. If you don’t have an account, request an account here.

  • 2018

    June 

    Multi-generational Father’s Day Tinkershop

    Saturday, June 16 | 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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    Join us as we celebrate Fathers and Grandfathers with this Father’s Day Tinkershop. Fathers, Grandfathers and children will enjoy a morning creating and experiencing together with hands on activities including creating a buzz bot. *Each participant must register. Registration includes admission.

    Ages: 4+

    Cost: Members, $12; Nonmembers, $15 | Min 12, Max 40

    Registration closing date: Thursday, June 14 @ 11:59 p.m.

     

    July 

     

    Messy Creations: Stars and Stripes

    Tuesday July 3, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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    Get messy in this patriotic workshop while making artwork and decorations that can be displayed every year! *Registration includes admission for both parent and child.

    Ages: 2 – 5

    Cost: Members, $6; Non-members, $14

    Min: 5, Max: 12

     

    Summer Wonder Camp

    Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 13 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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    Ever wonder how stuff is made? Wonder camp is for inspiring curiosity and creativity through hands-on fun! Join us for hands-on STEAM projects inspired by our summer exhibition, as we investigate the world around us and our roles as agents of innovation.

    Ages: 6 - 9

    Cost: Half Day- Members $65, Nonmembers $80 | Full Day- Members $150, Nonmembers $175

    Min 10, Max 30

    Registration link coming soon!

     

    August 

     

    Infant Messy Creations Series

    Wednesdays, August 1 – August 22 | 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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    Join us for a 4-week series of sensory exploration. Each week will have new activities for parent and child to make art and experience a variety of textures using non-toxic materials. *Although smocks are provided, you may want to bring a change of clothes for your child.

    Ages: 6 months – 24 months

    Cost: Members, $20; Non-members, $45 *Price includes adult

    Min: 5, Max: 15

     

    ArtVille Academy

    Thursdays, August 16 – October 4, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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    The i.d.e.a. Museum is devoted to helping young children and families prepare for a smooth and successful transition into school. Join us on a learning adventure with an engaging curriculum combining literacy, art, science and math. The 8-week series that occurs on Thursdays will introduce different themes and activities each week to inspire a curiosity for learning and develop the skills children will need for school.

    Ages: 3 – 5 *Child must be toilet trained

    Cost: Members, $100; Non-members, $120

    Min: 6, Max: 12

    Enrollment begins July 1.

     

    October 

     

    ArtVille Academy

    Thursdays, October 16 – December 6, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    The i.d.e.a. Museum is devoted to helping young children and families prepare for a smooth and successful transition into school. Join us on a learning adventure with an engaging curriculum combining literacy, art, science and math. The 8-week series that occurs on Thursdays will introduce different themes and activities each week to inspire a curiosity for learning and develop the skills children will need for school.

    Ages: 3 – 5 *Child must be toilet trained

    Cost: Members, $100; Non-members, $120

    Min: 6, Max: 12

    Enrollment begins July 1

     

     

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Our Sponsors

 

Receives support from the state of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.Support Access for All Programsthe-steele-foundation-logoThe Steele Foundation

 

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How to register for classes.

 

Registration for all programs, classes and workshops goes through the city’s Active Registration System. If you don’t have an account, request an account here.