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From Clay to Fabrics: New Experience in The Studio

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

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...

Perseverance

Perseverance

Our children give us a gazillion reasons to capture moments with pictures on a daily basis. And when we snap that pic, what is often the very first thing they say? “Let me see!” Or, if not talking yet they likely just stomp right over and snatch the camera out of your hand to take a look-see for themselves. While today’s societal standard of “instant gratification” is appreciated on one hand, it also can mean a more uphill battle for learning how to persevere when things take a little longer or don’t go as expected on the other.

Growing and Retaining Our Area’s Work Force Talent

Growing and Retaining Our Area’s Work Force Talent

By John Eischen, Executive Director Rochester Area Builders Community assets like the Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester are often applauded for the vital role they play in making cities more vibrant and presenting residents and visitors with more options for...

Building an Attitude of Gratitude with Daniel Tiger

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

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...

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