Fridays: 2-2:30 pm
Program Room, Floor 1
Experiment and play with toys used in recent child development studies.
MLK Weekend at the Museum
Art Activity: Wishes and Dreams
Location: Program Room
11 am–4 pm
Drop in to participate in a collaborative art activity. Talk together about your wishes and dreams for yourself, your family, your neighborhood, or the world. Then write or draw your idea and add it to a wall of wishes, and make another to take home.
Storytime: I Have a Dream
Location: City Park
Saturday and Monday: 10:30–11 am
Sunday: 1–1:30 pm
Join an interactive storytime inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy with books, poems, and songs celebrating wishes, dreams, and community service.
MLK I Have a Dream Speech
Watch and listen to parts of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic speech.
Location: Centennial Train Station, Ground Floor
Location: Hamilton Hall
Saturday, Sunday and Monday: 4:30-5 pm
Join a peace march and use your voice to contribute ideas for a peaceful world along the way.
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm
Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as their guide.
In Hamilton Hall
Enjoy Meet & Greets with MR. POTATO HEAD at 12 and 2 pm on November 12 and 13, December 17 and 18, January 14-16, and February 18-20.
Meet & Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!