Diwali Art Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 – Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Celebrate Holidays from around the world and create your very own piece of art celebrating the Hindu Festival of Lights - Diwali.
Event time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in Alexander Art Academy.
- Winter Skies: Create a card featuring a snowy landscape with swirling blue skies using tissue paper and water at Alexander Art Academy.
- Animals in Winter: Explore the different ways animals survive the colder winter temperatures at EcoStation.
- Winter Birds Field Guide: Learn how to attract birds to your backyard in the winter at EcoStation.
- Giant Snowball: It's snowball time! Make your own giant snowball at Junktion.
- Unicorn Finger Puppet: Show off your creative skills by designing your own colorful unicorn puppet at Junktion.
- Polar Bear Party: Transform yourself into a polar bear by making a mask at Junktion.
- Paper Chain Patterns: Things are about to go off the chain! Create a patterned paper chain at Math Cart.
- Iron in Cereal: Explore how to test iron in your morning cereal and learn about the important role iron plays in the human body at Power Science Lab.
- Neutralization Reaction: Upset Stomach? Discover how your body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
- Cabbage Chemistry: Strap on your lab goggles and find out how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
- DNA Extraction: Come experiment with us and learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab.
- LED Hand Generator: Vroom Vroom! Engineer your very own electric motor and zoom away at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex.
***Activities, events, and times subject to change.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
- General Admission: $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older. FREE for children under one and Museum Members. Free Hours: FREE FAMILY NIGHT: Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm.
Directions & Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
- Parking fees: 1 hour - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.
Special Offers / Dining
The Children's Museum of Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.
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