Events


Special Events

Community Access Days

Third Thursday of every month from 12-8 p.m.
All guests (excluding groups of 10 or more) receive FREE admission to the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum on the third Thursday of every month from 12 to 8 p.m. Advanced reservations are required and some restrictions apply. Learn more.

Sensory-Friendly Sessions

February 9, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and February 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or sensory processing disorders (SPD) and their families are welcome to join us for our Sensory-Friendly Sessions. Families can register for morning or afternoon, monthly events where children can enjoy our Museum experience in a calmer, quieter space. Learn more.

Members-Only Play Sessions

Third Thursday of every month from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
All current Museum members (Access, Family, Family+ and Business Partner) are invited to enjoy open play during these special times when the Museum is not open to the public. Advanced reservations are recommended. Learn more.


Weekly Programs

Tot Time

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.
Jump in to Tot Time for stories, crafts and more! We will pretend play, be creative and try something new. This program is great for early literacy, motor skills, problem-solving and social-emotional development. Free with regular admission. Preregistration is not required. Recommended for children age 4 and younger.

Music Makers

January 28 @ 10:30 a.m.
February 11 and 25 @ 10:30 a.m.

What is music? Noise? Sound? We will explore these ideas and more through listening experiments, instrument play, songs and motion! Free with regular admission. Preregistration is not required.

NEW! Wes Tank Dance Party

January 29 @ 11 a.m.
February 4 and 18 @ 10:30 a.m.
Let’s dance! Join Artist in Residence Wes Tank as he spins some songs and drops some beats. Let’s get the party started! This performance is free with regular admission. Preregistration is not required.

Wes Tank’s Books, Beats and Life

February 12  – CANCELED
Due to safety precautions, this performance has been canceled.

Noise Parade

Saturdays and Sundays @ 11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
Let’s make some noise! Come play one-of-a-kind instruments, clackers, jingles and shakers. Dress in silly costumes and get ready for the show! Free with regular admission. Preregistration is not required. If a member of your family would like to borrow noise-reduction headphones, please visit our Information Desk.

Be A Maker space

January
Zip into the new year with zip lines! We will build and test one-of-a-kind flying vehicles and contraptions. Visit our BAM calendar for program times!

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The Museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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Join us for our Community Access Days on the third Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is FREE!
Advanced reservations are required and some restrictions apply. Learn more.