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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

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Museum opens 9:30 a.m. today
Museum opens 9:30 a.m. today
Jan 31 all-day
*The Museum will open at 9:30 a.m. today.
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11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Interior Design Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
11:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: H is for Home Sunday 11:30-12:00 PM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore the[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Homes Around the World Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Front Step Preschool and up with a grownup Drop in and explore homes from around the world and throughout the ages! Then grab some paper, drawing tools, and set to work imagining a home for the[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
 Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Mondays 3:00-4:00 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
9:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
10:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
11:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Homes Around the World Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Front Step Preschool and up with a grownup Drop in and explore homes from around the world and throughout the ages! Then grab some paper, drawing tools, and set to work imagining a home for the[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Alice in Wonderland All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a family-friendly tour and conversation in about explorations down the rabbit hole and far from home.
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoons
Adventurous Afternoons
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoons Wednesdays 3:30-4:00 PM Adventure Camp Exhibit Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner Meet us at Adventure Camp to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old.  Build a mound!  In January, explore a termite’s[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: E is for Experiment
Tot Spot: E is for Experiment
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Tot Spot: E is for Experiment[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Creative Arts Studio: Clothespin Paintings Centennial[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday-Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Eureka!
Storytime: Eureka!
Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Storytime: Eureka! Daily 1:30 Sid the[...]
2:00 pm Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Drop-In and Draw: Tools Test City[...]
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd   Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Monday[...]
3:00 pm Maker: Dazzling Discoveries
Maker: Dazzling Discoveries
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Maker: Dazzling Discoveries Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM[...]
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoons: Slinky Science
Adventurous Afternoons: Slinky Science
Feb 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Adventurous Afternoons Wednesday 3:30-4:00 PM Adventure[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Feb 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
               February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Creative Arts Studio: Clothespin Paintings Centennial[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday-Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Eureka!
Storytime: Eureka!
Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Storytime: Eureka! Daily 1:30 Sid the[...]
2:00 pm Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Drop-In and Draw: Tools Test City[...]
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Learning Lab Friday 2:00-4:00 pm: 2/2,[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Feb 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: Super Bowl Pep Rally February 2nd– February 4th  4:30-5:00 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Part of the fun of sports is cheering to support your team. Get prepared and excited for the Super Bowl through call-and-response cheers, rhythmic exercises, and movement sequences centered on[...]
9:00 am Family Festival: Build and Imagine
Family Festival: Build and Imagine
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Family Festival: Build and Imagine- February 3rd Build it up, knock it down, and design it all over! Come and imagine crazy contraptions and sturdy structures with us. Program Room Recycled Sculptures 11 AM – 3 PM Centennial Arts Studio, Ground Floor All ages Create works of[...]
10:30 am Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 10:30 am- 11:00 am All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Program Room: Clothespin Paintings Centennial Arts[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Live Theater: The Building Show The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
1:30 pm Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 1:30 pm- 2:00 pm All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Feb 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: Super Bowl Pep Rally February 2nd– February 4th  4:30-5:00 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Part of the fun of sports is cheering to support your team. Get prepared and excited for the Super Bowl through call-and-response cheers, rhythmic exercises, and movement sequences centered on[...]
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