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  • Drink Play Create is coming up in two weeks! Join us for our 21+, adults only party at the Museum! Beer and donut samples on us! #fbf #80svs90s
  • 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

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!