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Kids and Families

The museum is always alive with new activities for kids and families! Excite curious minds with a visit to the Google Garage — come again and again for creative tinkering, there’s always something new! Keep an eye out for events for the family, below.

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November 2019

Free Day @ MUSE

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce a special FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, November 3rd from 10:00am-5:00pm sponsored by Bobo's. The day includes samples of Bobo's products and activities especially for our youngest audiences. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including the Archive 75 exhibit in celebration of the Museum's 75th Anniversary of serving our community, the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder, and the…

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Brief Google Garage closure for Tinker Time Workshop

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Google Garage will be closed to visitors for an hour ahead of our Tinker Time Workshop for setup. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you'll join us for the workshop! The workshop is capped at the first 10 young attendees each hour, so if you'd like to come play in Google Garage please sign in at the Front Desk to attend the workshop or plan your visit around it.

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Tinker Time: Movement, Cardboard, and Creatures

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in creating personalized cardboard creations that move and spin. We will be tinkering with the mechanics of movement to animate your own creations. Use the laser cutter to create components for your machines!   This workshop is best suited for ages 8-12, but all ages are welcome to participate with adult supervision.   Free with admission to the Museum.   Limit 10 tinkerers for drop-in between 2-3pm, with another 10 allowed in 3-4pm. There will be a signup…

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Laser-cut puzzles

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

Join us in the Google Garage while trained volunteers guide you or your young artists to laser cut your own drawing into a unique puzzle for you to take home! One puzzle is free with admission and only takes a few minutes, just drop in!

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Laser-cut puzzles

November 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

Join us in the Google Garage while trained volunteers guide you or your young artists to laser cut your own drawing into a unique puzzle for you to take home! One puzzle is free with admission and only takes a few minutes, just drop in!

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Laser-cut puzzles

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

Join us in the Google Garage while trained volunteers guide you or your young artists to laser cut your own drawing into a unique puzzle for you to take home! One puzzle is free with admission and only takes a few minutes, just drop in!

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Bison Art Class for Youth Ages 13-18

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 5 days that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until November 27, 2019

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$275

5-Day Intensive Class starting on Saturday, November 23rd thru Wednesday, November 27th. Take your art to the next level with instruction from the artists featured in our exhibit, Wild | Buffalo in Boulder. Artists Thia Martin and Amanda Gress will teach art for youth ages 13-18 with media that includes drawing, painting, print-making, and sculpture. We welcome all skill levels. Completed art projects will be on display in the Museum from December 15, 2019 - January 12, 2020. This is a…

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December 2019

Free Sunday @ MUSE

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce a special FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, December 1st from 10:00am-5:00pm sponsored by Boulder Chamber. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including the Archive 75 exhibit in celebration of the Museum’s 75th Anniversary of serving our community, the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder, and the Wild | Buffalo in Boulder exhibit (Garden Level Gallery). The Google Garage maker-space…

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Laser-cut ornaments

December 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on December 19, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 10:30am

Turn your drawing into an ornament to take home! Leaving with an ornament laser-engraved into acrylic is easy. All you have to know how to do is draw! Volunteers will help you turn your drawing into a stunning holiday ornament to take home. They'll facilitate using our Glowforge to laser-cut your art. We'll have all the materials you need here. No previous experience necessary. No pre-registration necessary. First come, first served. One project is free with each admission.

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Youth Art Opening

December 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the art created by local youth reflecting on the Wild! Buffalo in Boulder exhibit.

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