Special Events

Online registration is now closed

for the private, by-invitation-only, VIP Exhibition Preview Reception  for

non-member VIPs, Donors & Sponsors: Art of the Story

February 6, 2020 from 5 – 7 p.m.

Questions? Contact Development Manager, Lindsay Hochhalter 480-644-5564

RSVP Registration Opening Soon! – Imagine Fundraising Luncheon:

Kaleidoscope of Possibilities 

March 25, 2020

Below is a look back at everyone who joined us at our Imagine Fundraising Breakfast in 2019!

Funds raised will provide critical general operating needs in order support early learning, nurture creative thinking, and provide opportunities for families to engage in meaningful, quality time together. A portion of proceeds raised will also underwrite our Access for All program which breaks down barriers for economically challenged individuals, families and Title I students.

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We are grateful for our event sponsors:

Guest enjoyed a musical prelude by the Red Mountain High School Jazz Band as they mingled on the patio.

Dawn Giles, i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation Board Chair welcomed everyone including former and founding board members and staff from over the last 40 years!

The O’Connor Elementary Chorus delighted us with song.

Sunnee D. O’Rork, Executive Director, shared how the museum is making a difference in the lives of children and families and shared her vision to light the spark of imagination of futures generations.

Guests were also inspired by personal stories by Kara Karlson, Assistant Attorney General & i.d.e.a. Museum Member, and Judy Wood, Educator, Artist & i.d.e.a. Museum Member on how the museum has made a lasting impact on their own families.


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201



Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

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