Public Programming

TCMU offers a variety of STEAM focused public programming, free with the price of admission, for our visitors. Check our calendar for specific themes, dates and times. Dates and times are subject to change.

Open Art Studios

Tuesday–Friday from 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. and Saturday–Sunday from 1:00p.m.–4:00p.m.
Foster your child's creativity with a visit to our Off the Wall exhibit space. Our Open Art Studios time features various art materials to allow your child the freedom to create and express his/her self through art projects. Art materials and project vary by month.


Random Acts of Science

Wednesday-Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. 
Join us for interactive demonstrations that teach science skills in fun ways!  The demonstrations change every other week.

Terrific Tuesdays - for ages 5 and under

Every Tuesday
9:00–11:00 a.m.: Awesome Art
10:00–11:00 a.m.: Spark!Lab Jr.
11:45am: Music in the Museum

Spanish Story Time

First and third Sunday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
This new program is facilitated by Spanish-speaking educators. Children will learn new vocabulary while reading familiar books. This program is appropriate for children of any native language.

Weekend Programs

Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy special lessons taught by our phenomenal programming team centered around various topics that encourage learning through play! Lessons change weekly.

Special Events

On several days throughout the year we offer special, themed programming. Click to view our museum special events here.

Public Programs

Open Art Studios
Random Acts of Science
Fantastic Fridays
Weekend Programs
after school