i.d.e.a. Museum Director Sunnee O’Rork will retire from the City of Mesa on Jan. 21, after serving more than 15 years in this role. During O’Rork’s tenure, the museum went through a significant transformation, which included the rebranding of the institution, upgraded...
The City of Mesa has announced that the Arizona Museum of Natural History and the i.d.e.a. Museum will be reopening at the end of this month. Both City owned and operated venues have been closed since the pandemic hit in March. Museum members will have opportunities...
Statement from i.d.e.a. Museum regarding our temporary closure due to coronavirus: Out of an abundance of caution and to support other preventive measures underway, the City of Mesa has decided to temporarily suspend all public operations at the City's museums...
While the cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) remain low in Arizona, we have decided to postpone Museum Discovery Day due to the crowds it attracts. A new date will be announced soon, as we seek to make science, art and hands-on activities accessible to families of all...
Two family-friendly museums in Downtown Mesa will offer free admission from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 15. This special Sunday event is part of the City of Mesa’s Museum Discovery series. Participating museums are Arizona Museum of Natural History and the...
A one-day special event aimed at helping new and expecting parents navigate the challenges of a family returns to the i.d.e.a. Museum Saturday, March 7. The 4th Trimester Arizona Conference – in its third year - features 12+ workshops that tackle postpartum, intimacy,...
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201
Free for members and those under age 1
Starting Oct. 31
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday - Wednesday and most holidays