Pajama Jam

celebrate the new year with the museum
join us for our honda family night out on dec 30!
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Wear your ugly sweater

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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 and optimism.

our programs and events engage and inspire


Upcoming Events

  1. Dec
    Make Friends
  2. Dec
  3. Dec
  4. Dec

    Museum Closed

    All Day
  5. Dec

the theory of change
— why play & art matters

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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  • Come party with us this Friday from 7-10pm at #DrinkPlayCreate, our first 21+ party! Ugly sweaters required, acting like a kid- also required. Tickets just $15 now, $25 at the door.
  • Beat the Monday blues and hang out with us instead! #newchildrensmuseum #repost @arlanafit
  • 🎉Our first 21+ party is just a week away! Purchase your tickets today to #DrinkPlayCreate! Tickets are just $15 but go up to $25 at the door!
  • Jump into your jammies and celebrate the new year at the Museum for #PajamaJam! Purchase your tickets today! #newyearsparty #pajamaparty
  • Happy #GivingTuesday! This year we want to give something back to our contributors so with each donation of $50 or more you will receive your very own campaign t-shirt! #Vote4Creativity
  • #GivingTuesday is tomorrow! Celebrate by giving the gift of #creativity and donate to the Museum. With each donation of $50 or more you will receive your very own campaign shirt! #sandiegononprofit

Gather Around the Table

Register today for our Eat Better Art cooking class on December 10!