Museum Announcements

Summer Reading at i.d.e.a.

Summer Reading at i.d.e.a.

Reading is a big part of our exhibitions and educational programs at the i.d.e.a. Museum, so we are proud to be part of the 2021 Summer Reading Program in Maricopa County. The program runs June 1 -  Aug. 1, 2021. This year, the museum is one of the secret code...

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Summer Wonder Camp returns July 12-16

Summer Wonder Camp returns July 12-16

This summer, let your children experience engaging STEAM projects inspired by our upcoming exhibition, Robo Art. Summer Wonder Camp – where science and art collide - takes places July 12-16 for ages 6 to 12. “Camps offer a great escape – even for a few hours – for...

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Earth Day art challenge winners

Earth Day art challenge winners

Working in partnership with Mesa Public Schools (MPS), the City of Mesa Environmental Management & Sustainability Department sponsored the ‘Express Your Environmental Self’ Earth Day Creative Challenge, which included a chance to display winning artwork at the...

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Week of the Young Child 2021

Week of the Young Child 2021

Our mission and program goals at the i.d.e.a. Museum revolve around early childhood education. That’s because a wealth of development and growth occurs in children between birth and age 5. This time of life is full of joy, wonder, curiosity and discovery. And it’s...

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4th Trimester Virtual Conference April 24

4th Trimester Virtual Conference April 24

The i.d.e.a. Museum is partnering once again with 4th Trimester Arizona to present a special one-day event aimed at helping new and expecting parents navigate the challenges of a family. This year, the 4th Trimester Arizona Conference returns virtually on Saturday,...

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Introducing Dyan Seaburg

Introducing Dyan Seaburg

Dyan Seaburg, a long-time City of Mesa employee with a stellar record of leading teams, has been named interim executive director of the i.d.e.a. Museum. Seaburg's addition will allow the existing leadership team to focus on exhibitions and programs while the city...

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Girl Scouts virtual workshop now available

Girl Scouts virtual workshop now available

Join us for virtual badge-earning opportunities. In support of the Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, the i.d.e.a. Museum is pleased to offer your troop the opportunity to learn, explore and create virtually with our Art in the Outdoors workshop. Your Outdoor...

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Take-home kits for purchase

Take-home kits for purchase

The i.d.e.a. Museum currently offer three special activity kits for families. Your purchase of these kits supports museum educational programming. i.d.e.a. Bag This activity kit is different than others you might see. We don't include step-by-step directions or intend...

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5 ways to support the museum in 2021

5 ways to support the museum in 2021

We appreciate the ongoing support we’ve been getting for our community at large since we’ve reopened at limited capacity. Just by visiting, you are showing the value we have in our community. Even though the i.d.e.a. Museum is a City of Mesa museum, about 35 percent...

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Make that 6 ways to support museum

Make that 6 ways to support museum

As we move closer to the end of 2020, we continue reflecting on the appreciation we have for all our supporters. It's been quite the year, and we are thankful that you continue to be invested in the i.d.e.a. Museum as members, donors, volunteers and guests. If you are...

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3 ways to support the museum

3 ways to support the museum

We're grateful to have such a wonderful, supportive membership and donor community. If you are thinking of new ways to support the i.d.e.a. Museum this holiday season, we have 3 suggestions: -Purchase HUB Activity Kits or stocking stuffers for creative experiences at...

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Learning ReimaginED Virtual Museum Programs

Learning ReimaginED Virtual Museum Programs

The City of Mesa Arts and Culture Department is excited to announce Learning ReimaginED, a virtual portal to the educational community providing one-stop, easy-to-use access to learning resources in STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and...

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