Learning Lab

The Learning Lab is a multi-purpose classroom for a wide range of programs, workshops, and classes. This room provides opportunities for parent education, early childhood classes, after-school workshops, and more. The Learning Lab can also be rented for birthday parties and events.

Busy Hands Tuesdays, 9:30-10:15am

Discover how to keep your little one busy through play, songs, and games. We will learn sign language to help us communicate with each other, explore activities to help keep us busy, and get our busy bodies moving.

Ages: 9 months – 2 years with caregiver
Pre-registration required.

Ready, Set, Learn Tuesdays or Thursdays, 11am-Noon

This fun, play-based program introduces students to key school readiness concepts. Children will learn academic skills like letters and numbers, and social skills like working together in a group, while families learn emotional skills like easing parent separation anxiety. It’s a ton of learning, all while having fun!

Ages: 3 – 5 years old*, drop-off
*Children must be able to use the restroom independently.
Pre-registration required.

First Experiences Wednesdays or Thursdays, 9:30-10:15am

This hands-on class introduces parents and children to all kinds of fun and educational new experiences! Get messy with paint, experiment with color mixing, and learn new songs and rhymes. It’s also a great opportunity to meet other parents and for child socialization.

Ages: Walking – 3 years with caregiver
Pre-registration required.

We Explore Wednesdays, 11am-Noon

Join us as we find new ways to explore some of our favorite materials, like playdough, paint, and water. Learning stations will be filled with new objects for open-ended exploration and plenty of opportunities for creative expression. Perfect for siblings or friends of different ages.

Ages: 2 – 5 years with caregiver
Pre-registration required.

Music, Movement & Me Fridays, 9:30-10:15am

Let’s get up and get moving! We will learn basic rhythm, sing classic childhood songs, explore musical instruments, and dance together to new favorites.

Ages: 9 months – 2 years with caregiver
Pre-registration required.

Open Discovery Fridays September-May, 11am-12pm

Explore self-guided school readiness activities together! Learn playful ways to practice patterning, scientific thinking, literacy skills and more!

Designed for families with children ages 0-5.
Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.

Science Hour Fridays, 3-4pm

Explore various science topics through hands-on investigation with the KidsQuest Educators!

Free with Museum membership or paid admission. No registration required.