8 things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this week (and next)

Challenge your kids’ ingenuity with hands-on maker projects.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from deep-space travel to holiday happenings

As the weather cools down, things are heating up for Pittsburgh families looking for excitement.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from spinning to a puppet slam

Vim, vigor and vitality best describe the level of liveliness in this week’s top things to do with kids.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from owl prowls to Dr. Frankenbean

We’re loving this season with fresh-air opportunities to hike trails, visit creatures and enjoy outdoor theater.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from art workshops to free museum admission

Kids from toddlers to teens will find an outlet for their creative drive this week.

Hands-on learning in Pittsburgh: Hammering a nail, threading a needle, learning a new skill

Is a new era of “home ec” and “shop on the horizon?

‘Big League Fun’ baseball exhibit hits a home run with Pittsburgh kids

“Baseball and family are pretty much synonymous.”

Leap Into Making

St. Paul’s Episcopal Nursery School together with Matt’s Maker Space is thrilled to host the first-ever early childhood Maker Event.  We are excited to announce that there will be 18 […]

Makeshop: Kinetic Robots

What happens when you add the power of computing to creations with moving parts? How can you direct the way your creation moves? How will your movements affect your creation? […]

Channel @ MuseumLab

Open February 22, 2020- April 19, 2020 Channel showcases painting, photography, installation and multimedia artworks that highlight communication across generations, centering on the perspective of youth. Channel examines the how […]

Youth Drop-Off Workshops @ MuseumLab

lino cut with Molly: February 21, 2020: 2:00pM – 4:00pM Create a relief design and carve it out of linoleum to make a print! This is a drop-off workshop for youth […]

Things That Move: Obstacle Course

Take an energizing break and try out our obstacle course! Jump, crawl, leap, dance, bend, and run as you practice balance, coordination, and gross motor skills! This program will take […]

Art Voyage: Art that Moves

Grab a travel guide and start your search for three different artworks that move. You’ll see Articulated Cloud in the Nursery, Wooden Mirror by the Traveling Gallery, and Lake Light beside the Attic. At each piece you’ll […]

Makeshop: Kinetic Sculpture

How can we make sculptures with moving parts using everyday materials? Will your creation roll, slide, spin, swing, or bend? Explore different mechanisms for movement and see how they can […]

Young Sprouts

Join us for a nature-focused exploration of treasures, art, songs and stories!  Program location is weather-dependent: we will be in the Garden if weather allows; find us in the Nursery if […]

Studio: Papercutting

Join as we explore the traditional art of Papercutting. Use colors and shapes to create layers, designs, and images. All programs and events are free with Museum admission unless otherwise […]

Sensory Friendly Afternoon

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Sensory Sensitivities can enjoy a fun, friendly experience in a comfortable and accepting environment. Announcement and exhibit sound volume will be reduced, and sound […]

6 reasons kids love ‘Big League Fun!’ at the Children’s Museum in Pittsburgh

It’s a terrific opportunity for exchanging baseball lore and memories across generations.

Makeshop: Tools that Move

Join us as we explore mark making tools that move! What happens when your tools move…without you? What kinds of patterns can you make with things that roll? All programs […]

Studio: Animation!

Join us in the Studio as we explore different forms of animation! Animation is a style of drawing that manipulates drawings into looking like they’re moving! We’ll explore adding movement […]