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School’s Out, Fun’s In

Kids Power the Play at the Museum this Summer   Summer break is the perfect time to reclaim playtime and let kids be kids. Through unstructured, kid-powered play, children not only have fun, they also build cognitive and social skills that set them up for future...

From Clay to Fabrics: New Experience in The Studio

Photo by Josie Hannum, Marketing Video Intern By Kenzie Willaert, Integrated Marketing Intern Explore the magic of fabric arts this summer in The Studio in the Target Gallery, the museum’s maker space on the 4th floor. The clay that’s been in the studio since December...

5 Questions with Visual Artist and Educator Gita Ghei

Photo by Josie Hannum, Marketing Video Intern By Hailey Almsted, Integrated Marketing Intern Copper, aluminum and rainbows, oh my! Our visitors have had a colorful time collaborating with local visual artist Gita Ghei to create a beautiful Rainbow Spinner, a...

Building an Attitude of Gratitude with Daniel Tiger

By Kylie Schmidt, Marketing Intern Seeing the notes on Thank You Tree has been one of our favorite parts of Daniel Tiger’ Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, which has been here since January 2018. What are our visitors thankful for? Moms, dads, grandparents, siblings,...

4 Questions with Animator and Teaching Artist John Akre

Our visitors have been having a great time collaborating with teaching artist John Akre to create stop motion animation videos. We recently asked him a few questions about his experience here and for tips on how to create stop motion videos at home. What has your...

There’s More to the Daniel Tiger Exhibit Than Just Fun

Since January, kids and families have been spending time together and having fun exploring Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit. But, did you know that activities in the exhibit encourage the development of important social-emotional skills? Building...

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