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Jun
17
Mon
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp

June 17-June 21, 9-11:30am

In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint, collage, print, sculpt, and more!

Our half-day camp stays at the PlayHouse all day to get creative, while also enjoying time to play in the museum.

25% sibling discount

Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Please direct any camp-related questions to our Family & Public Programs Educator, Adrienne Huffman at (309) 323-6894.

Jun
18
Tue
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp

June 17-June 21, 9-11:30am

In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint, collage, print, sculpt, and more!

Our half-day camp stays at the PlayHouse all day to get creative, while also enjoying time to play in the museum.

25% sibling discount

Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Please direct any camp-related questions to our Family & Public Programs Educator, Adrienne Huffman at (309) 323-6894.

Jun
19
Wed
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp

June 17-June 21, 9-11:30am

In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint, collage, print, sculpt, and more!

Our half-day camp stays at the PlayHouse all day to get creative, while also enjoying time to play in the museum.

25% sibling discount

Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Please direct any camp-related questions to our Family & Public Programs Educator, Adrienne Huffman at (309) 323-6894.

Jun
20
Thu
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp

June 17-June 21, 9-11:30am

In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint, collage, print, sculpt, and more!

Our half-day camp stays at the PlayHouse all day to get creative, while also enjoying time to play in the museum.

25% sibling discount

Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Please direct any camp-related questions to our Family & Public Programs Educator, Adrienne Huffman at (309) 323-6894.

Jun
21
Fri
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp

June 17-June 21, 9-11:30am

In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint, collage, print, sculpt, and more!

Our half-day camp stays at the PlayHouse all day to get creative, while also enjoying time to play in the museum.

25% sibling discount

Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Please direct any camp-related questions to our Family & Public Programs Educator, Adrienne Huffman at (309) 323-6894.

Oct
11
Fri
Members Sneak Peak: Fossils Rock
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Members Sneak Peak: Fossils Rock

Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum members are invited to take a sneak peek at our newest exhibit, Fossils Rock!

Join or renew your Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum membership before October 1st for an invitation to this one-of-a-kind event.

Learn more about Fossils Rock here.

Oct
12
Sat
Exhibit Opening: Fossils Rock
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibit Opening: Fossils Rock
Discover a world millions of years in the making in our brand new exhibit, Fossils Rock! Dig for fossils in our sand table. See a life-size replica of a T-Rex skull. Travel through time and embark on a prehistoric expedition!
 
On our opening day, from noon-3pm, meet scientists who specialize in the prehistoric world, and try out activities related to the work they do:
  • Adrienne Stroup, Paleoartist, The Field Museum
  • Az Klymiuk, Collections Manager, The Field Museum
  • Sam Fritz, student of paleontology and the curator of this exhibit!

Exhibit and all activities are free with museum admission or membership

Learn more about Fossils Rock here!

Nov
9
Sat
Fossils Rock Workshop: Make a Mini-Exhibit
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free (does not include museum admission)

Ages: 6-17

Limit: 10 children

Register by emailing cbaxter@peoriaparks.org or at Peoria PlayHouse by Wednesday, November 6th

Do you collect shells, game cards, or something else interesting! Show us your own special collection and we’ll show you how to become a curator. Working together, we will learn how make our own mini museum exhibit complete with your own labels and a display design. Afterwards, these young curators will be invited to lend their collection to us for display in our Fossils Rock exhibit!

 

Feb
17
Mon
Maker Day Camp
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Ages 5-9

School may be closed for President’s Day, but the PlayHouse in OPEN! Come spend the day with us at thisone-day camp, especially for kids who love making cool things! Your kids will use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and basic construction skills throughout the day to create some amazing projects to take home.

Registration closes on Wednesday, February 13.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Contact Tessa Martinez at 309-323-6894 or tmartinez@peoriaparks.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum