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May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Come learn about animals with FPNC from 10-10:30am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am. Due to[...]
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come learn basic principles of printmaking while creating a mini-series and book of your own prints. How to register: Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309) 323-6900, or online. Those who are Explorer[...]
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
May 18 @ 11:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Deadline to apply is May 18, 2020 for the 2020 Kindergarten Readiness summer program. This program is open incoming kindergarteners to the 2020 fall school year at Peoria Public Schools. Kindergarten Readiness meets on Mondays[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
May 25 – Aug 16 all-day
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 25 and ends on Sunday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
May 25 @ 11:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Deadline to apply for our summer teen internship  program is today. Learn more about the program and apply here.      
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most Storytimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this workshop we will create several self-portraits including full-body silhouettes and profiles, while using unconventional materials like wire, yarn, and cardboard. How to register: Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309)[...]
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Run, jump, or slide into our grand slamming Birthday Bash: Game On. Celebrate the PlayHouse’s fifth birthday with us! It’s a “pay what you like” day at the PlayHouse, participate in sports-themed activities and still[...]
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the PlayHouse’s fifth birthday with us! It’s a “pay what you like” day at the PlayHouse, participate in activities and still enjoy all of our wonderful exhibits. Suggested donation: $4 A quiet space will[...]
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 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,[...]
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 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,[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 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,[...]
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 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,[...]
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 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,[...]
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists @ Play Full Day Summer Camp July 13-17, 2020, 9am-4pm In this awesome art camp, kids will learn printmaking, sculpting with clay, en plein air painting, and more! Full-day camp includes daily art-related field[...]
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists @ Play Full Day Summer Camp July 13-17, 2020, 9am-4pm In this awesome art camp, kids will learn printmaking, sculpting with clay, en plein air painting, and more! Full-day camp includes daily art-related field[...]
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists @ Play Full Day Summer Camp July 13-17, 2020, 9am-4pm In this awesome art camp, kids will learn printmaking, sculpting with clay, en plein air painting, and more! Full-day camp includes daily art-related field[...]
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists @ Play Full Day Summer Camp July 13-17, 2020, 9am-4pm In this awesome art camp, kids will learn printmaking, sculpting with clay, en plein air painting, and more! Full-day camp includes daily art-related field[...]
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists @ Play Full Day Summer Camp July 13-17, 2020, 9am-4pm In this awesome art camp, kids will learn printmaking, sculpting with clay, en plein air painting, and more! Full-day camp includes daily art-related field[...]
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most Storytimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! We are exploring careers with a variety of local professionals. Meet a firefighter, dentist, ballet dancer, bike mechanic, and more! Each station features activities[...]
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Trailside Event Center
Join us at Trailside Event Center on Thursday, October 3rd from 6-9pm for a playful cocktail party featuring a live auction with Be Anything! experiences for adults, raffle, and PlayHouse-style activities. The event is emceed[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum