Whammock!

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Mass Creativity

june 22 | 9:30am-3pm

Superheroes' Night Out

July 6 | 5:30-8:30pm

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. Watch our video to learn more!

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We believe that all children should have access to 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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  • Big news! 🥑 Wobbleland is reopening THIS Friday! It has relocated to our Main Level in preparation for our upcoming installation, Whammock!
  • Learn how to become a full puppet master during July 1-3 + 5! Our 4th through 6th graders will learn all there is to know about rod and shadow puppets 🎭 For a full list of camp sessions and schedules, visit our website.
  • Reminder that we have a free community art workshop tomorrow, Saturday, May 18th, in City Heights from 1-3pm.  Stop by the Southern Sudanese Community Center to collaborate in making an imaginary creature with Artist in Residence, Tanya Aguiñiga, and the Museum’s Creative Team! See you there!
  • Membership really does have its perks 🥳 It’s the last week of the Big Exchange! Members get free reciprocal admission at 30+ museums in San Diego until May 18. Visit @gomuseums’s website for a list of participating museums.
  • Join The New Children’s Museum for our third Mass Creativity workshop in City Heights on Saturday, May 18th from 1-3pm.  Stop by the Southern Sudanese Community Center to take part in this free community art making experience developed by Artist in Residence, Tanya Aguiñiga, and the Museum’s Creative Team.
  • We’ll have a special project for Mother’s Day in our Clay Studio this weekend 💘 Be sure to visit us this Saturday + Sunday!

Wobbleland Relocation

Wobbleland has relocated to our Main Level and will reopen this Friday!