Summer Activities 2017

This Summer, we have exciting activities for the whole family, exclusive members' nights, and evening workshops to explore in addition to our rotating, monthly activities included with admission. Check out our regular monthly activities on our event calendar!


Wonder of Learning: Shifting Forms

During our regular hours beginning June 23rd and lasting until September 3rd, venture into a world where science and art meet by immersing yourself in structure, color, and shadow. Build structures and landscapes-- learning basic physics principals as you go-- while adding light, color, and movement to explore how these elements seem to magically change the space in which you're standing. Delve into design, examine engineering, and contemplate color in a hands-on activity space that is sure to captivate. This event is held in partnership with the Wonder of Learning exhibit at the University of Michigan.  All activities are included with admission. 


Exclusive Members' Nights 

On June 17th from 6pm to 8pm and explore the science of music and sound with us! Enjoy music from around the world performed by Jay Sand, interact with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra's Instrument Petting Zoo, Go Like The Wind Montessori, and face painting from Flutterby! Hands-on activities, giveaways, and refreshments will also be provided. This is a FREE event for members. Registration is required. Want to attend but not a member yet? Become a member here. Look out for our next Members' Night in August!


Patty Shulka LIVE!

On Saturday, July 1 from 11:00am to 12pm and Sunday, July 2 from 1:00pm to 2pm, sing, dance, laugh and learn with award winning children's musician Patty Shukla. Music and movement for children 0-8 years old. Learn right, left, sign language, Spanish words, body parts, colors and more! More information about Patty Shulka here.





Robot Garage presents                                 LEGO Engineering workshops 

Thursdays in July and August, Robot Garage will be presenting robotics engineering workshops for 1st to 3rd graders and 4th to 6th graders. Projects will explore gear ratios, robotics, and simple machines in a fun setting that walks each child to completion of their build and allows time for play-based learning at the end. Project themes will change throughout the summer. Cost is $15 per member child and $20 per non-member child and will include admission to the museum for one adult. See our calendar of evening workshops and register here.





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Thursday: 10 - 8
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