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take your pick of play dates!

Check out our calendar below for special programs and activities to plan your fun-filled adventure, or just pop by any day we’re open during our regular museum hours—we promise you’ll always find something to do.

daily open studio time:
cooking galley – times vary
art studio – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
tinkering tank – 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

daily mobile fun units presented by M&T Bank:
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

museum hours

Summer Hours (July & August)
Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Daily*
* First Friday of the Month: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

School Year Hours (September – June)
Monday, Wednesday – Friday*: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed for reserved school groups
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
* First Friday of the Month: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Holiday Hours
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Memorial Day, Labor Day Week (annual shutdown), Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Annual Cleaning & Maintenance
The museum will be closed Labor Day week for annual cleaning and exhibit maintenance.

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“Drawing Without Paper” Mobile Workshop 12:30 pm
“Drawing Without Paper” Mobile Workshop
Aug 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
“Drawing Without Paper” Mobile Workshop
Today marks the 107th birthday of Gego (Gertrud Goldschmidt), a German-born artist who spent most of her career in Venezuela. To celebrate her practice of Read more about “Drawing Without Paper” Mobile Workshop »
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Music with Mel’s School of Music and Theatre 12:30 pm
Music with Mel’s School of Music and Theatre
Aug 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music with Mel’s School of Music and Theatre
Join Mel’s School of Music and Theatre in an hour long music class the first Friday of every month. The class will introduce students to Read more about Music with Mel’s School of Music and Theatre »
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Pizza Snacks 10:30 am
Pizza Snacks
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Pizza Snacks
Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension to make a healthy, English muffin pizza snack. This program contains both gluten and dairy, and is recommended for ages Read more about Pizza Snacks »
Protect Your Noggin: Thinking About Helmet Safety 10:30 am
Protect Your Noggin: Thinking About Helmet Safety
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Protect Your Noggin: Thinking About Helmet Safety
Join us in the Tinkering Tank to learn about the importance of wearing a helmet whether you’re riding your bike or playing a sport! Then, Read more about Protect Your Noggin: Thinking About Helmet Safety »
Pizza Snacks 11:30 am
Pizza Snacks
Aug 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Pizza Snacks
Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension to make a healthy, English muffin pizza snack. This program contains both gluten and dairy, and is recommended for ages Read more about Pizza Snacks »
Pizza Snacks 1:00 pm
Pizza Snacks
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Snacks
Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension to make a healthy, English muffin pizza snack. This program contains both gluten and dairy, and is recommended for ages Read more about Pizza Snacks »
Pizza Snacks 2:00 pm
Pizza Snacks
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Pizza Snacks
Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension to make a healthy, English muffin pizza snack. This program contains both gluten and dairy, and is recommended for ages Read more about Pizza Snacks »
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“What Do My Feelings Sound Like?”: Musical Storytelling 2:30 pm
“What Do My Feelings Sound Like?”: Musical Storytelling
Aug 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
“What Do My Feelings Sound Like?”: Musical Storytelling
In this interactive workshop in the 4th floor Art Studio, we will explore different styles of folkloric music from Puerto Rico. Experimenting with different rhythms Read more about “What Do My Feelings Sound Like?”: Musical Storytelling »
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Kinder-Ready 9:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Come join us on this weekly adventure of play and learning to get ready for kindergarten!  Occurring Wednesdays in our Tinkering Tank from 9:30-11:30 beginning Read more about Kinder-Ready »
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Make an Apple Treat with Snow White 11:00 am
Make an Apple Treat with Snow White
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Make an Apple Treat with Snow White
Meet the “Fairest Princess of Them All” and make a delicious apple treat.* While your snack is baking, visitors will make an Art Project with Read more about Make an Apple Treat with Snow White »
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“Henna Hands” Cookie Decorating 2:30 pm
“Henna Hands” Cookie Decorating
Aug 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
“Henna Hands” Cookie Decorating
Help us celebrate Eid by learning about the different traditions and styles of henna design. Together, we’ll bake hand-shaped cookies and decorate them with icing, Read more about “Henna Hands” Cookie Decorating »
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Kinder-Ready 9:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Come join us on this weekly adventure of play and learning to get ready for kindergarten!  Occurring Wednesdays in our Tinkering Tank from 9:30-11:30 beginning Read more about Kinder-Ready »
Music & Movement with Danceability (5 & Under) 10:30 am
Music & Movement with Danceability (5 & Under)
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Music & Movement with Danceability (5 & Under)
Music & Movement program is designed for all dancers regardless of their needs, levels, or abilities. Dancers are exposed to a variety of dance styles Read more about Music & Movement with Danceability (5 & Under) »
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The Great Indian Festival 2:30 pm
The Great Indian Festival
Aug 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The Great Indian Festival
Happy Indian Independence Day! Celebrating together, we will read stories and make crafts inspired by Indian culture and learn a Bollywood style dance. If weather Read more about The Great Indian Festival »
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Invention Exchange: Game Day 10:30 am
Invention Exchange: Game Day
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Invention Exchange: Game Day
Join us in the Tinkering Tank to learn about the invention process and then tinker on your own invention. This class will be working with Read more about Invention Exchange: Game Day »
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Kinder-Ready 9:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Come join us on this weekly adventure of play and learning to get ready for kindergarten!  Occurring Wednesdays in our Tinkering Tank from 9:30-11:30 beginning Read more about Kinder-Ready »
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Macramé Workshop 1:30 pm
Macramé Workshop
Aug 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Macramé Workshop
Come learn all about the art of macramé and make your very own keychain to take home! In this hands-on workshop, instructor Nadeen Yousef (from Read more about Macramé Workshop »
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Kinder-Ready 9:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kinder-Ready
Come join us on this weekly adventure of play and learning to get ready for kindergarten!  Occurring Wednesdays in our Tinkering Tank from 9:30-11:30 beginning Read more about Kinder-Ready »
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