playing: september 2022 to january 2023
THE PIGEON COMES TO GRAND RAPIDS!
The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is proud to announce The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids: A Mo Willems Exhibit. Visit the whimsical world of beloved children’s book author Mo Willems and his cast of lovable characters, including best friend duo Elephant Gerald and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
In this play-and-learn exhibit, visitors can:
Have a hilarious conversation in the voices of Elephant Gerald and Piggie at a double-sided phone booth.
Make Elephant and Piggie dance with old-time animation.
Put on a wearable bus and take a drive around the exhibit.
Spin the laundromat washing machine and uncover Knuffle Bunny and other surprises!
Dress up Naked Mole Rat and send him down the runway for a one-of-a-kind fashion show.
Stack lightweight blocks to create their own terrible monster or funny friend.
Launch foam hot dogs at The Pigeon and play the plinko game to give the Duckling a cookie.
Try out art techniques that Mo uses for his own books.