Museum Events

Weather or Not: Art with Atmosphere Exhibition

 Sept. 27, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020

Do you like watching storms or finding shapes in the clouds? Maybe you imagine what’s at the end of a rainbow? Experience the wonder and artistry of weather – with a special emphasis on water and sustainability – this fall/winter at the i.d.e.a. Museum.

Learn more


Merry Museums

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13

Free admission evening. Complimentary access is part of a move toward offering Museum Discovery events on select days or evenings by City of Mesa cultural institutions.  All ages.

Museum Discovery events are made possible through financial support from the City of Mesa, as well as individual donors and grants that fund the museum’s Access for All programs, including Wells Fargo Foundation and Season for Sharing.

Learn more

Mesa Recycles Crafts

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17

Join us making fun crafts this fall with our friends from Mesa Recycles. Our December craft is a bottle cap snowman or reindeer. Supplies provided.

Activity is included with you museum admission.

Learn more

Multi-Generational Holiday Tea Party

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 21

Enjoy festive finger sandwiches and candy cane tea while creating gingerbread houses and lasting memories. For ages 4+; registration required for each participant. Members save $4 on registration.

Learn more


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) (recorded)

480-644-2468 (live)

480-644-2466 (fax)

Email >




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

Our Sponsors

City of Mesa logo
Arizona Commission on the Arts logo
Wells Fargo logo

Supports Access for All Programs

Season for Sharing logo

Supports Access for All Programs

Visit Our Sister Museums

City of Mesa logo
Arizona Museum of National History logo
City of Mesa logo