New for 2018! Kids, teens and families can dig a little deeper into specific art media at Artscope workshops. Artscope is now offering workshops for elementary age kids and teens, as well as one for the whole family. Workshops focus on origami, printmaking, puppetry, eco + art, 3D design, fashion, sculpture, anime, painting and more. Registration is required. Scheduled workshops include:
March 18: Origami Playset: Swan Paradise. Family workshop for ages 7 and up.
Cost is $20 per child, except for the March 18 family workshop, which is $15 - $30 per person. All workshops are held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Artscope's headquarters in Tower Grove Park. Use coupon code "awesomeorigami" and get 50% off your registration fee!
For more information and to register: artscopestl.org
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
Science Tots is designed for children ages 18 to 36 months. The class provides opportunities to support brain development and learning. Toddlers and their grown-ups will explore STEM topics through songs, stories, hands-on exploration and play.