Special Events

Private VIP Preview Reception RSVP form for non-member VIPs: Weather or Not

September 26 , 2019

Online registration for this event has now closed. Questions, please contact Lindsay Hochhalter, Development Manager at lindsay.hochhalter@mesaaz.gov

Imagine Breakfast – Fundraising Event

March 26, 2019

Thank you to all the wonderful supporters who joined us at our recent Imagine Breakfast!

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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