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Water Ways Opening Celebration!

Saturday, November 8 & Sunday, November 9

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Museum’s extremely popular Water Ways exhibit gets a whole new look!  Splash, discover and playfully experience water and investigate its properties in different forms. Transform billowing mist and water domes, send objects spiraling and twisting through vortexes, investigate and sculpt ice, form fountains that funnel the flow of mist, “paint” watery designs on a large slate wall, and much more!

In celebration of Water Ways, join special programs exploring water in its different states:

Mad Science

Tuesday, November 11 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM

Experience mesmerizing science experiments during a mind-bending interactive show that introduces children to the scientific method, air pressure and the states of matter. Audiences will be amazed by foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and more! Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up

Water Art

Saturday, November 15 & Sunday, November 16 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Create watercolor masterpieces, make bubble prints, and use water and lemon juice to make a secret drawing.

Ice Play

Saturday, November 22 & Sunday, November 23 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Paint with colorful ice cubes, make an ice sculpture, and use shaved ice to form a frozen scene.

Boats Afloat

Saturday, November 29 & Sunday, November 30 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Design and race paddleboats and build a penny boat.

Discovery Studio

Discovery Studio

Drop into the Museum's vibrant art and science exploration space to discover a changing schedule of imaginative activities.  Create with natural and recycled materials, investigate the power of air and the movement of water, tackle creative construction challenges, and much more. Try a different theme each week! Click here for upcoming activities.

See a complete calendar of daily activities.

Learn about the Museum's exhibits.

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