Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
October Events and Programming
From exploring the great outdoors to sculpting your own clay masterpiece or whipping up tasty treats, there's always something spectacular going on around here. All daily programs are included with Museum admission.
Super Scientists – Gone Fishing: Mondays at 3 pm
Join us for a (make-believe) fishing trip! We will discover which fish live in Colorado and experiment with fishing equipment, such as sinkers and bobbers, to see how they work. Take a trip to the "lake" without even leaving Denver!
Joy Park Adventures: Daily, 12 pm
There is no better place to enjoy the beautiful fall weather than Joy Park!Join us to venture outside and get active! We may be searching for birds or blowing bubbles. You never know what you'll find as we explore our one-of-a-kind outdoor space.
Art Studio Programs: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm
Let your creativity run wild! Between painting, drawing, collaging and crafting there is always a new creative experience to explore. Stop by and join us for a Pollock-style painting workshop, an intro to drawing class or printmaking! Programs and times vary.
Clay Studio: Clay open studio hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 3 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm;
Clay demos and workshop times vary, check museum website for details
Use your imagination to build, sculpt and mold using professional grade clay and tools! Stop by for a wheel demonstration, a glazing workshop or a hand-building class! For a small fee, you can even fire your piece in one of our kilns.
Teaching Kitchen and Tasting Cart: Program times vary, check website for details
You and your children can try your hands at being chefs with real, age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients. We'll make tasty recipes like whole wheat pita bread, banana bites or blood orange sorbet. Look online to see our daily menus! Please note: program space is very limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Some days we might have the Tasting Cart available instead of a program. Look online for today's schedule.
StoryTime: Daily, weekdays at 9:30 am and 11:30 am, weekends at 11:30 am
Imaginations run wild hearing stories of far-off lands, wacky characters, friendships and fairytales. Each one has a theme with exciting stories and a fun activity, craft or song. Join us every Thursday for Delta Dental Healthy Smiles StoryTimes for fun dental health adventures and activities.
Early Learners' StoryTime: Daily at 10:30 am
Join us for an Early Learners' StoryTime filled with books, songs, finger rhymes or felt board activities. Early Learners' StoryTimes are designed specifically for children 3 and under.
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