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Drink Play Create

Join us for our 21+ #TBT Party on April 6th!

shaping the next generation of leaders

At The New Children’s Museum, we believe play and art-making promote the skills that our future leaders need: creativity, confidence, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, collaboration, resiliency and optimism.

our programs and events engage and inspire


why play + art matter

Art inspires innovation

We believe that all children should have access toΒ the creative process and arts of the highest quality. We believe the arts play a critical role in children’s creative, emotional and intellectual development.

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  • Our Spring Camps are filling up quick!! There are still spots in our April camps though, register today!
  • Join us this Friday at 10am for #toddlertime presented by @scholarshare529 🎨 #museumfun πŸ“·: @galimori
  • We’re expecting a few more rainy days in San Diego this week- which means our Paint easels will be out! Join us for some rainy day fun at the Museum β˜”οΈ! πŸ“·: @umaperssonramos
  • Happy International Women’s Day!! πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈπŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ³πŸ‘©β€πŸ³πŸ‘·β€β™€οΈπŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬πŸ‘©β€πŸ­πŸ‘©β€πŸ« πŸ“·: @susybrandon
  • We have some cute new pop up shop items coming your way this week! Custom made shirts by @karmapharmaorganics 🐻 #museumpopupshop #local #organic
  • Our new Painted Object is officially here! And it will be ready for all the new layers of paint on March 4! Come by this Sunday and be among the first to paint our awesome new truck.

Drink Play Create | Flashback Friday

Our 21+ #tbt Party is back this April 6th!Β We’re celebrating our favorite eras with the greatest hits, adult beverages, tasty snacks, β€œbig-kid” art activities and a giant Lite Brite!