Events

 
 

general events

Saturday Art Classes
February 15 - March 21
3-4pm

Led by teaching artist and GRCM staff member Kalee, these classes will introduce budding artists to different artistic techniques and media. 

2/15  •  Cool Pets

Paint your pet in alternative colors

2/22  •  Four Seasons Tree

Paint a tree with branches spanning 4 seasons & 4 canvases 

2/29  •  Lost in Space...Space...Space

Create space-themed scratch-off art

3/7  •  Van Gogh with a Twist

Create your very own Van Gogh-themed art

3/14  •  Abstract Fields Forever

Paint an abstract color field on canvas with layers of acrylic

3/21  •  Spring Bouquet

Paint a watercolor still life of flowers

 

Recommended ages 7+; adults must attend with children.

Free with museum admission.

 

Space is limited and pre-registration is suggested. 

 
Spring Break Bonanza
April 4-11
4/4

Collaborative stamping project from 1-3pm

4/5

Collaborative stamping project from 1-3pm

4/6  •  OPEN ALL DAY!

Featuring an obstacle course extravaganza from

10am-12pm & 2-4pm

4/7

Make a coffee filter butterfly from 10am-12pm 

Quiet sensory room with tactile activities open from  2-4pm

4/8

Improv and percussion with Dan Rickabus at 11am and 2pm

Strolling magician Nick Laham from 3-4pm

4/9

African music and dance with Motherland Cultural Connection at 11am and 2pm

World dance with Laura Armenta & Friends at 6pm

4/10

Music and silly songs with Randy Kaplan at 11am and 2pm

4/11

Maciek's Magic Show at 11am and 2pm

 
 
 

member-only events

Member Mornings
(9am-12pm)
  • Sunday 3/22
  • Sunday 4/26

  • Monday 5/11

  • Monday 6/8

  • Sunday 6/28

Playtimes exclusively for our members.

Not a member?

 
Member Playtime: Story Party
March 22
9am-12pm
 

Celebrate Literacy Month at GRCM with alphabet slime,

zine-making and special community storytellers:

  • 10am John Ball Zoo - with live animals from the Traveling Zoo

  • 10:30am Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services - led by a signed storyteller

  • 11am Creative Youth Center

  • 11:30am Refuge Education Center​

 
 
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
11 Sheldon Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
phone: 616.235.4726
fax: 616.235.4728
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