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Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration-Postponed

04-05-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Apr 05 @ 10:00 am

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

April 4, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit

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Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

April 4, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit https://www.childrensmuseum.org/content/visiting-artist-program for times and topics

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Homeschool Studio: Word(play)

04-08-2020

Presented by Newfields at Newfields, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Apr 08 @ 1:00 pm

Looking to expand your family’s creativity? Explore wordplay in our April Homeschool Studio class, led by an instructor who will help make curriculum connections and stimulate imaginations. Visit the IMA Galleries to learn how artists use...

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Looking to expand your family’s creativity? Explore wordplay in our April Homeschool Studio class, led by an instructor who will help make curriculum connections and stimulate imaginations. Visit the IMA Galleries to learn how artists use letters and words to create fun, interesting works of art—then create your own word-inspired work.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Chocolate Slide opens-Postponed

04-11-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Apr 04 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Apr 05 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 05 @ 1:00 pm + 12 more dates and times

Mon, Apr 06 @ 10:00 am Mon, Apr 06 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Apr 07 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Apr 08 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Apr 09 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Apr 10 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Chocolate Slide opens

March 7 – April 11, 2020

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

There will be gumdrops and lollipops, and the museum’s Sunburst Atrium will be decorated like a whirly-twirly candy land. Kids and their...

[more+]

Chocolate Slide opens

March 7 – April 11, 2020

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

There will be gumdrops and lollipops, and the museum’s Sunburst Atrium will be decorated like a whirly-twirly candy land. Kids and their grown-ups can zoom down a slide that looks like a river of chocolate! Afterward, top off the fun with sweet treats and tasty eats from our Chocolate Café.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Earth Day

04-18-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am

Earth Day

April 18, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

The Children’s Museum is joining organizations around the world in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Join us for special hands-on activities to...

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Earth Day

April 18, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

The Children’s Museum is joining organizations around the world in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Join us for special hands-on activities to commemorate this anniversary.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

First Thursday Night

05-07-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Thu, May 07 @ 4:00 pm

First Thursday Night

May 7, 2020

$5 per person

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$5 per person admission to the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience, of $7 admission to both.

First Thursday Night

May 7, 2020

$5 per person

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$5 per person admission to the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience, of $7 admission to both.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Homeschool Studio: Make a Sketchbook Journal

05-13-2020

Presented by Newfields at Newfields, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Wed, May 13 @ 1:00 pm

Looking to expand your family’s creativity? In May’s Homeschool Studio class, make your own sketchbook journals inspired by the drawings and watercolors of J.M.W. Turner, whose travels opened the world to “armchair travelers” in the 18th...

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Looking to expand your family’s creativity? In May’s Homeschool Studio class, make your own sketchbook journals inspired by the drawings and watercolors of J.M.W. Turner, whose travels opened the world to “armchair travelers” in the 18th century. An instructor will provide advice to make curriculum connections and stimulate imaginations.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Exhibit opening day

05-30-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, May 30 @ 10:00 am

Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Exhibit opening day

May 30, 2020 – April 11, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

Join us for a special day full of activities celebrating all things you can be!

Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Exhibit opening day

May 30, 2020 – April 11, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

Join us for a special day full of activities celebrating all things you can be!

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

05-31-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, May 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 31 @ 10:00 am

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

May 30, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit

[more+]

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

May 30, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit https://www.childrensmuseum.org/content/visiting-artist-program for times and topics

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Blippi The Musical

07-10-2020

Presented by Butler Arts Center at Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler Arts Center, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm

Blippi Coloring Page

Blipping Train Coloring Page

Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children from the ages...

[more+]

Blippi Coloring Page

Blipping Train Coloring Page

Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children from the ages of 2 to 7 years old across the world have quickly taken a liking to Blippi’s charismatic personality and innovative teaching lessons! In the Live show they will continue to learn about the world around them while singing and dancing along with this one of a kind show. Please note: Stevin John is the creator of Blippi and acts as the writer and creative force behind the Blippi character. Now that Blippi has evolved as a character, he is excited that a dynamic stage performer has been cast as Blippi to entertain and thrill audiences!

This show contains Flashing Lights, Haze (Fog), and Confetti on stage.

Everyone must have a ticket, no matter the age, including babes in arms.

The event ticket is not included in the meet & greet upgrade.  Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by a Parent/Guardian.  Each Child, Parent or Guardian must have an event tickets as well as a Meet & Greet Upgrade to attend. Follow the Get Tickets link for the option to purchase event tickets and the Meet & Greet Upgrade.

The Blippi Meet & Greet upgrade features access to an after-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with the character Blippi, along with a Blippi souvenir bag.  Please note that the Blippi character appearing at the Meet & Greet, will be the actor playing the character of Blippi in the Blippi The Musical stage show. 

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Postponed from March 26: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live: Neighbor Day

02-04-2021

Presented by Butler Arts Center at Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler Arts Center, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 04 @ 6:00 pm

Due to Governor Holcomb’s announced steps to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in Indiana, events at the Butler Arts & Events Center (of Butler University) are cancelled today through Monday, May 11. Click here for a full statement.

This...

[more+]

Due to Governor Holcomb’s announced steps to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in Indiana, events at the Butler Arts & Events Center (of Butler University) are cancelled today through Monday, May 11. Click here for a full statement.

This event has been postponed, and moved to Thursday, February 4, 2021. Your current tickets for the March, 26, 2020 performance will be honored on the new performance date, there is no need to exchange tickets.

“Won’t you ride along with me?” Following the hugely successful “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day” tour that traveled to more than 50 neighborhoods in 2019, Daniel Tiger and all his friends from the beloved Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS television series are hopping back aboard Trolley for DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: NEIGHBOR DAY.

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: Neighbor Day, Daniel Tiger and his family along with O the Owl, Miss Elaina, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, and more familiar friends will take audiences on an interactive adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. The live show features new songs and fan-favorites series, including the beloved “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” The live theatrical production is filled with music, dancing, and wonderful surprises that will warm the hearts of preschoolers, parents, and grandparents alike.

Sponsored by

 

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration-Postponed

04-05-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Apr 05 @ 10:00 am

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

April 4, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit

[more+]

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

April 4, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit https://www.childrensmuseum.org/content/visiting-artist-program for times and topics

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

Homeschool Studio: Word(play)

04-08-2020

Presented by Newfields at Newfields, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Apr 08 @ 1:00 pm

Looking to expand your family’s creativity? Explore wordplay in our April Homeschool Studio class, led by an instructor who will help make curriculum connections and stimulate imaginations. Visit the IMA Galleries to learn how artists use...

[more+]

Looking to expand your family’s creativity? Explore wordplay in our April Homeschool Studio class, led by an instructor who will help make curriculum connections and stimulate imaginations. Visit the IMA Galleries to learn how artists use letters and words to create fun, interesting works of art—then create your own word-inspired work.

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

Chocolate Slide opens-Postponed

04-11-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Apr 04 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Apr 05 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 05 @ 1:00 pm + 12 more dates and times

Mon, Apr 06 @ 10:00 am Mon, Apr 06 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Apr 07 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Apr 08 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Apr 09 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Apr 10 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Chocolate Slide opens

March 7 – April 11, 2020

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

There will be gumdrops and lollipops, and the museum’s Sunburst Atrium will be decorated like a whirly-twirly candy land. Kids and their...

[more+]

Chocolate Slide opens

March 7 – April 11, 2020

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

There will be gumdrops and lollipops, and the museum’s Sunburst Atrium will be decorated like a whirly-twirly candy land. Kids and their grown-ups can zoom down a slide that looks like a river of chocolate! Afterward, top off the fun with sweet treats and tasty eats from our Chocolate Café.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Earth Day

04-18-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am

Earth Day

April 18, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

The Children’s Museum is joining organizations around the world in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Join us for special hands-on activities to...

[more+]

Earth Day

April 18, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

The Children’s Museum is joining organizations around the world in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Join us for special hands-on activities to commemorate this anniversary.

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

First Thursday Night

05-07-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Thu, May 07 @ 4:00 pm

First Thursday Night

May 7, 2020

$5 per person

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$5 per person admission to the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience, of $7 admission to both.

First Thursday Night

May 7, 2020

$5 per person

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$5 per person admission to the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience, of $7 admission to both.

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Homeschool Studio: Make a Sketchbook Journal

05-13-2020

Presented by Newfields at Newfields, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Wed, May 13 @ 1:00 pm

Looking to expand your family’s creativity? In May’s Homeschool Studio class, make your own sketchbook journals inspired by the drawings and watercolors of J.M.W. Turner, whose travels opened the world to “armchair travelers” in the 18th...

[more+]

Looking to expand your family’s creativity? In May’s Homeschool Studio class, make your own sketchbook journals inspired by the drawings and watercolors of J.M.W. Turner, whose travels opened the world to “armchair travelers” in the 18th century. An instructor will provide advice to make curriculum connections and stimulate imaginations.

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Exhibit opening day

05-30-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, May 30 @ 10:00 am

Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Exhibit opening day

May 30, 2020 – April 11, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

Join us for a special day full of activities celebrating all things you can be!

Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Exhibit opening day

May 30, 2020 – April 11, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free with general admission

Join us for a special day full of activities celebrating all things you can be!

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

05-31-2020

Presented by Children's Museum of Indianapolis at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Sat, May 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 31 @ 10:00 am

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

May 30, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit

[more+]

Visiting Artist Rita Spalding Workshop and Demonstration

May 30, 2020

Free with general admission

Join artist Rita Spalding for exciting monthly painting workshops and demonstrations

Visit https://www.childrensmuseum.org/content/visiting-artist-program for times and topics

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

Blippi The Musical

07-10-2020

Presented by Butler Arts Center at Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler Arts Center, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm

Blippi Coloring Page

Blipping Train Coloring Page

Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children from the ages...

[more+]

Blippi Coloring Page

Blipping Train Coloring Page

Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children from the ages of 2 to 7 years old across the world have quickly taken a liking to Blippi’s charismatic personality and innovative teaching lessons! In the Live show they will continue to learn about the world around them while singing and dancing along with this one of a kind show. Please note: Stevin John is the creator of Blippi and acts as the writer and creative force behind the Blippi character. Now that Blippi has evolved as a character, he is excited that a dynamic stage performer has been cast as Blippi to entertain and thrill audiences!

This show contains Flashing Lights, Haze (Fog), and Confetti on stage.

Everyone must have a ticket, no matter the age, including babes in arms.

The event ticket is not included in the meet & greet upgrade.  Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by a Parent/Guardian.  Each Child, Parent or Guardian must have an event tickets as well as a Meet & Greet Upgrade to attend. Follow the Get Tickets link for the option to purchase event tickets and the Meet & Greet Upgrade.

The Blippi Meet & Greet upgrade features access to an after-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with the character Blippi, along with a Blippi souvenir bag.  Please note that the Blippi character appearing at the Meet & Greet, will be the actor playing the character of Blippi in the Blippi The Musical stage show. 

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Tags:  Kids & Family

Postponed from March 26: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live: Neighbor Day

02-04-2021

Presented by Butler Arts Center at Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler Arts Center, Indianapolis
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 04 @ 6:00 pm

Due to Governor Holcomb’s announced steps to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in Indiana, events at the Butler Arts & Events Center (of Butler University) are cancelled today through Monday, May 11. Click here for a full statement.

This...

[more+]

Due to Governor Holcomb’s announced steps to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in Indiana, events at the Butler Arts & Events Center (of Butler University) are cancelled today through Monday, May 11. Click here for a full statement.

This event has been postponed, and moved to Thursday, February 4, 2021. Your current tickets for the March, 26, 2020 performance will be honored on the new performance date, there is no need to exchange tickets.

“Won’t you ride along with me?” Following the hugely successful “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day” tour that traveled to more than 50 neighborhoods in 2019, Daniel Tiger and all his friends from the beloved Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS television series are hopping back aboard Trolley for DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: NEIGHBOR DAY.

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: Neighbor Day, Daniel Tiger and his family along with O the Owl, Miss Elaina, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, and more familiar friends will take audiences on an interactive adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. The live show features new songs and fan-favorites series, including the beloved “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” The live theatrical production is filled with music, dancing, and wonderful surprises that will warm the hearts of preschoolers, parents, and grandparents alike.

Sponsored by

 

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Tags:  Kids & Family

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