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Enjoy wine and support the Museum! Full press release here. On Saturday, April 9, 2016, Utica’s annual wine and chocolate festival will be hosted at the Utica Auditorium. One dollar from every wine bottle sold at the festival, will be donated to the Utica Children’s Museum. The festival will occur between 3p.m.-9p.m. and ticket sales[…]
Stay tuned for details of our new Butterfly Alley exhibit. Drawing by Amy Perritano Eddy
Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire – SUNY Poly campus Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 12:00 – 4:00PM http://makerfairemohawkvalley.com/ The Museum In partnership with Young Einsteins — a Reggio-inspired foundation school for young children — with will participate with 4 hands-on stations: Weave with Ribbons – this station will have two Looms; materials to weave through[…]
Join us for our eggciting Easter egg hunt and activities at the Utica Children’s Museum, Saturday March 26, 2016. Our annual egg hunt will take place from 10:00-11:00am. Children 0-4 years old will search on the first floor, and children 5-9 on our second floor. Stay after the hunt to play with our exhibits and[…]
DATE CHANGE! Bring your 4-10 year olds to the Museum Thursday, February 25 for some “Robotic Fun!” This is one of the cool robots a recent Young Einstein built!
Link to original article From the moment we are born, we discover the world through our senses — touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing — and these discoveries shape our brains. When a child explores in a manner that stimulates the senses, neural pathways in the brain are strengthened and connections are formed. By JESSICA[…]
[d12-global title=”February Mid-Winter Break Hours”]We’re Open 10-4:30 Monday, February 15 through Saturday, February 20 Thursday February 18 we’re open 10am-6pm![/d12-global] Monday 2/15 Morning: 11:00 AM Oneida Chapter DAR StARS President’s Day Come learn about the history of President’s Day and speak with local volunteers from the Oneida Chapter of DAR dressed in historic costume. Afternoon:[…]
Free with admission. Monday, 12/28 11:00am Utica Zoomobile at the Museum Join us as Mary Hall from the Utica Zoo reads Jan Brett’s new book, The Turnip, and brings three animals featured in the book with her. This program features an additional craft project — badger paper dolls and coloring sheets. And be on the[…]
Link to pdf of press release Utica, N.Y. — On Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 10:00am, the Utica Children’s Museum will officially open its newest exhibit – a mini Home Depot on the first floor. At the Home Depot @ the Museum exhibit, kids can pretend to be a retail customer or a Home Depot[…]
This was the first time in several years that the Utica Children’s Museum participated in the annual Christmas on Main Street festival and it was an amazing day. We welcomed 681 people not counting our dedicated group of volunteers (of which there were over 50) or the wonderful performers who joined us from the Union[…]