Our new bridge mural is up!
Visit the Museum and peep the new piece by local artist Panca
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think play and create with us all year long!

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 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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  • Don’t fret! We’re open today! Come think, play and create with us all day long 🤗
📷: @val.mccloud
  • Guess what? We’re open on Tuesday this week at our regular hours! Instead we’ll be closed on Thanksgiving Day and reopening on Friday 11/23 at 9:30am. 📷: @oilsmom
  • Can you guess which exhibit is pictured here? Hint: There’s a room full of 🥄🥄
📷: @medesculpevalentina
  • “It’s exciting to see people’s expression through the glass behind us while we paint; I can see a lot of little wheels turning in their heads.” - @aypanca 
We chatted with artist Panca about her inspiration for our new bridge mural, SMILE, and what it was like painting it in front of everyone in the Museum. Read the full interview on our blog! Link in bio.
  • Need date night ideas? We’re throwing an after-hours holiday party at the Museum for our adults-only Drink Play Create event on Dec.7! There will be dancing, food trucks, a cash bar, games, art activities, and open access to galleries and studios. Plus, the first 300 guests to arrive get a FREE @passionplanner ! 
Tickets are $20 pre-sale, $30 at the door and include a free drink ticket. Link in bio for event details and to purchase tickets!
  • We LOVE our new bridge! It’s a colorful and playful way to welcome visitors into the Museum. Learn more about the artwork, SMILE, and the artist, Panca, at the link in our bio. 👁👄❤️

Holiday Membership Discount!

Make gift-giving easy this year by giving a membership to the Museum! Use the code SUGARPLUM to receive a $10 discount! Offer good online or in person until January 15, 2019.