Programs and Events
Programs and workshops are the heart of Kidzu Children’s Museum. Our programs aim to bring our exhibits to life, foster connections with our community and provide positive educational experiences. Scroll down for lists of current, upcoming, and our normal weekly programs.
Sunday 1-5pm (admission is free on Sunday)
We are closed on every Monday
Saturdays in May kids can show their creativity in the Kidzu Art Room as they design fun fashion from recycled materials to celebrate FRANK Art Gallery's new show Rubbish 2 Runway, which features dresses fashioned entirely from recycled materials. Some of the work created at Kidzu will become part of the FRANK exhibit. Rubbish 2 Runway will be shown at FRANK Art Gallery from May 7 to July 7. Projects are free with admission. All ages welcome.
SIGN-UP TODAY! Thursday, May 30, 4:30-5:30pm: Be a Trashion-ista!! Workshop at FRANK Art Gallery Join Kidzu as we get inspired by recycled materials to design and create our own clothing. Kids will be able to work with artists and designers featured in the show. Then we will walk our creations down the FRANK Art Gallery runway for a fashion show! The sketches that we create will become part of the latest exhibit at FRANK Art Gallery, Rubbish 2 Runway, which features dresses fashioned entirely from recycled materials. These fashionable works of art will be exhibited at FRANK until July 7, 2013. All materials for our works of wearable art have been generously donated by The Scrap Exchange! $6 per child, ages 4-10 years. Program will take place at FRANK Art Gallery. To register please call Kidzu at 919-933-1455 or sign up below.
Don't miss these Monthly Programs:
Sunday, May 5 at 4:00pm: Spanish-English Storytime with Craft: Free drop-in program. Sundays are always free (1-5pm).
Wednesday, May 24, 3:30-5:00pm Clay at the End of the Day.: Monthly program time geared to kids 4-8 years. Each month we will feature an afternoon where kids can get creative with different kinds of clay and lots of fun clay tools. Projects usually take about 10-15 minutes to complete and can be done at any time during this program.
Wednesday, May 29, 10:00am-12:00pm: Messy Morning in the Art Room: Monthly art time for our youngest visitors (ages 2-5). Each month we feature different materials and supplies to create fun and messy art. Projects usually take 10-15 minutes to complete and can be done at any time during this program.
Weekly and Monthly Ongoing Programs
There's something fun happening at Kidzu every week! Each week experience the fun of stories, crafts, and hands-on art during these FREE drop-in programs. There's no need to sign up in advance. Kidzu is closed on Mondays.
Story Times: Each week we bring stories to life. Story times may include singing, finger plays, and movement. Special guest readers will drop in every now and then, so don't miss it. Free with admission. See our monthly calendar for dates.
- Toddler (ages 1-4) Tuesday 10:30-10:50am
- Preschool (ages 3-6) Friday 10:30-10:50am
- Bilingual Spanish/English once a month on Sunday at 4pm. Include themed crafts
Make & Take Crafts: Get creative! Our art room is open everyday for making do-it-yourself themed craft projects. Recommended for ages 2 and up. Free with admission.
Painting in the P.M.: New monthly art time geared to kids 3-8 years. Each month we will feature different ways to getting paint on paper. Projects will be supervised by a staff member but painting is free-form and can be done at and can be done at any time during this program.
Messy Morning in the Art Room: New monthly art time for our youngest visitors (ages 2-5). Each month we feature a different materials and supplies to create fun and messy art.
Clay at the End of the Day: New monthly program time geared to kids 4-8 years. Each month we will feature an afternoon where kids can get creative with non-hardening modeling clay and lots of fun clay tools.