Weekend Workshops – Madison Children’s Museum

Has your family visited the new Madison Children’s Museum yet? (confession, we’ve already been there four times!)

Along with all of the permanent exhibits, the museum also has a continuous rotation of new and exciting events. Below is info on the upcoming Weekend Workshops.

Chickens for Everyone, Rooftop Ramble
Saturday, August 21, 10–11a.m.

Come to our Rooftop Ramble farm in the sky to explore the world of chickens. What do chickens eat, where do they live and how do we keep them in the city? Learn everything you ever wanted to know about eggs and the life cycle of the chicken. Hold a baby chick and a full grown chicken. Plant an herb seedling in an eggshell pot to take home. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact McKenzie Glynn-Zdrale, Membership and Registration Coordinator 608.256.6445, ext. 550, registration@madisonchildrensmuseum.org.

Dream Desk Workshop, Art Studio
Saturday, August 21, 2–4 p.m.

Join us for a parent-child workshop based on the “Desks of Dreams” Project that Emerson Elementary School conducted this past spring. Emerson art teacher Rachel Shramm will work with participants to come up with a design and create unique artwork to transform a donated school desk into a piece of functional art. The finished desk will join a “Desks of Dreams” desk created by Emerson students to create a quiet drawing and sitting area within the Art Studio. Ages 5 and up with an accompanying adult. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact McKenzie Glynn-Zdrale, Membership and Registration Coordinator 608.256.6445, ext. 550, registration@madisonchildrensmuseum.org.

Daily Life in 1838, Log Cabin
Sunday, August 22, 10 a.m.–noon

Big fans of Little House in the Big Woods will enjoy our Little House in the Big City! Come and experience the chores, games, and daily activities that families living in 1838 Madison may have done.

Paw Paw Puppet Theatre, Wildernest
Sunday, August 29, 1–2 p.m.

Join Reid Miller in the Wildernest for storytelling and a puppet show.

The Madison Children’s Museum is located at 100 N. Hamilton Street. (256-6445)

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