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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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December 2019

Laser-cut ornaments

December 22, 2019 @ 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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January 2020

Día de los Reyes Family Free Day

January 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
Free

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce a special FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, January 5th. Join us for music and activities in honor of Día de los Reyes (Three Kings Day). Make wishes for 2020, vote for your favorite piñata, enjoy music from local performers, make your own papel picado in the Google Garage, and explore the Museum exhibits with your family. Thanks to our generous sponsor Frasier for making this event possible. Music schedule: 10:30-11:30am…

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Animation Station Pop Up Studio

January 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on February 9, 2020 at 10:00am

Join Steve & Kate's Camp at the Museum for a pop-up film studio! Kids are natural-born storytellers. This studio gives them the tools to bring their most imaginative stories to life through stop-motion animation film. This drop-in event is free with admission.

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February 2020

CANCELED: Animation Station Pop Up Studio

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

*We apologize for the last-minute cancellation of this event. Our instructor lives in the mountains and tried as hard as was safe and reasonable to get here but we decided it was best for her to turn around. Thank you for understanding.   Join Steve & Kate's Camp at the Museum for a pop-up film studio! Kids are natural-born storytellers. This studio gives them the tools to bring their most imaginative stories to life through stop-motion animation film. This drop-in…

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Paint It Forward

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 12:00pm

$25

Join Color Me Mine Boulder as we take our pottery on the road to the Museum of Boulder to Paint It Forward! We will bring mugs, bowls, plates and seasonal items for you to paint at the Museum and pickup a week later at Color Me Mine Boulder. Cost is $25 and includes all supplies, firing, and the pottery! A portion of the proceeds goes towards the Museum. No need to register. We look forward to Painting It Forward with…

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March 2020

Yesterado Performance

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2020 at 10:00am

Pine Street Church, 1237 Pine Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302 United States

Our friends Buntport Theater are coming to perform Yesterado, a play written for 1st-5th graders to experience some stories from Colorado history while laughing. From a philanthropic rags-to-riches Titanic survivor to a woman who rode 100 miles on her bike daily in bloomers to tensions over water and the power of the press, your class will leave with a nuanced understanding of the early years in the state. Get a taste of it in this video! Tickets are $7 for…

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Yesterado Performance

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2020 at 10:00am

Pine Street Church, 1237 Pine Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302 United States

Our friends Buntport Theater are coming to perform Yesterado, a play written for 1st-5th graders to experience some stories from Colorado history while laughing. From a philanthropic rags-to-riches Titanic survivor to a woman who rode 100 miles on her bike daily in bloomers to tensions over water and the power of the press, your class will leave with a nuanced understanding of the early years in the state. Get a taste of it in this video! Tickets are $7 for…

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Canceled I Animation Station Drop In Studio

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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As of March 13th, this event has been canceled. Updates will be available on the Museum of Boulders website as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience during this time. Join Steve & Kate's Camp at the Museum for a pop-up film studio! Kids are natural-born storytellers. This studio gives them the tools to bring their most imaginative stories to life through stop-motion animation film. This drop-in event is free with Museum admission.

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Canceled | Family Feedback Playtime

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:00am

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Members only event We need your help! We’re looking for families with children ages 2 to 8 years old to come test out our Playzeum children's exhibit. Join us over Spring Break for an hour of playing and experimenting, then share your feedback to help us make the grand opening in April the best it can be. By attending this event, you consent to your feedback being gathered anonymously via written notes, audio recordings, and surveys. Want your photo to…

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Canceled | Family Feedback Playtime

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:00am

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Members only event We need your help! We’re looking for families with children ages 2 to 8 years old to come test out our Playzeum children's exhibit. Join us over Spring Break for an hour of playing and experimenting, then share your feedback to help us make the grand opening in April the best it can be. By attending this event, you consent to your feedback being gathered anonymously via written notes, audio recordings, and surveys. Want your photo to…

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