Museum Announcements

Girl Scouts in-person workshops return this fall

Girl Scouts in-person workshops return this fall

Girl Scouts will be able to earn badges this fall and spring at the i.d.e.a. Museum. Several workshops are planned in support of the Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. For Daisy scouts (K-1st grade): Daisy It’s Your World-Change It! Clover Petal | Saturday, Oct....

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Free Museum Day Planned Sept. 25

Free Museum Day Planned Sept. 25

Updated 9/25/21 - PLEASE NOTE: PREREGISTERED TIMED TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. Please arrive at your designated time with your tickets. Walk-in entry may be available, as space permits. Three City of Mesa museums will offer free admission on Saturday, Sept. 25, as part of I...

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Free parenting class series Fridays in September

Free parenting class series Fridays in September

The i.d.e.a. Museum has partnered with Arizona's Children Association Family Education & Support Services to offer a series of four free parenting workshops at the museum on Fridays in September. Sessions are open to parents and caregivers of children birth to age...

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2021 Hispanic Heritage Month story times

2021 Hispanic Heritage Month story times

Five special story times are planned in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) at the i.d.e.a. Museum. Books selected aim to showcase Hispanic contributions to the arts, from authors and illustrators to visual and performance artists. All story...

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Birthday parties return in September

Birthday parties return in September

Birthday celebrations return to the i.d.e.a. Museum starting weekends in September. At the museum, you can nurture your child's creative side on their special day with hands-on art or robotics activities. Plus, your group will enjoy time in the museum for more...

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New program for early learners

New program for early learners

This fall, the i.d.e.a. Museum is introducing a six-week series of workshops for preschoolers to prepare for school. The program - i.d.e.a. for Early Learners (formerly ArtVille Academy) - offers an engaging curriculum that combines literacy, art, science and math for...

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New leader joins City of Mesa’s i.d.e.a. Museum

New leader joins City of Mesa’s i.d.e.a. Museum

After an extensive national search, Jarrad Bittner — an experienced organizational leader focused on strategic initiatives serving children and families — has been named the new director of the i.d.e.a. Museum, a City of Mesa museum. He begins his new position on Aug....

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i.d.e.a. at Downtown Mesa Farmers Market

i.d.e.a. at Downtown Mesa Farmers Market

The i.d.e.a. Museum will be at the Downtown Mesa Farmers Market to present a special hands-on activity on Saturday, July 24, and Saturday, Aug. 7. The fun takes place from 7:15 a.m. – 8 a.m. both Saturdays. During July 24, our team will be sharing a fun craft - making...

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Proud participant in Museums for All

Proud participant in Museums for All

The i.d.e.a. Museum is a proud participant in Museums for All – a cooperative initiative between Association of Children’s Museum and Institute of Museum and Library Services. This initiative allows families presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and...

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3 Mesa museums open July 4!

3 Mesa museums open July 4!

All three Downtown Mesa museums – i.d.e.a. Museum, Arizona Museum of Natural History (AZMNH), and Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum – will be open during the July 4 holiday. The i.d.e.a. Museum will be open 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday, while AZMNH and Mesa Contemporary...

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New hours begin July 1

New hours begin July 1

Beginning July 1, the i.d.e.a. Museum returns to operating 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. We will be open during Independence Day from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday, July 4, too! Enjoy creative experiences that support early learning,...

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