Cancelled: 1st Wednesday- Build & Imagine

March 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CANCELLED : 1st Wednesday March 7th – Build & Imagine
If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials.

On the first Wednesday of every month, Please Touch Museum is open until 7 pm for two extra hours of play, and offers $2 per person admission from 4:00 on. Enjoy your visit!

Program Room
Paper Strip Sculptures
11 AM – 2 PM  & 4 PM- 6 PM
Centennial Arts Studio
All Ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Bend, roll, and build a mini paper sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to add a few pieces to the collaborative sculpture!
Live Theater
The Building Show
11AM – 11:30 AM, 1PM – 1:30 PM, 4:30-5:00 PM
The Playhouse
Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Fairytale Garden
10:00-10:30 AM
Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. Our tiniest builders will explore engineering and construction through guided play.
Engineering Storytime
Daily 1:30; 6:00 PM
Front Step
All Ages
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about buildings tall and wide and the engineers who designed them.
Drop-In and Draw: Design It
2:00-3:00 PM
City Park
Preschool and up with grownup
Drop in and explore design. Then grab a piece of paper, your observation eyes, and pencils to draft your own blueprint for the next great thing!
Maker Program: Maker Sampler
Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner
Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Party
Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
6:30 – 7 PM
All Ages
Stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end our day with a musical party!

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181

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