Events

Chinese New Year

When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
                                            

Location: The Magic House

The Magic House is celebrating the kick off to the year of the rat with a festival of fun! During the event, families can enjoy a Lion Dance performance (10:00 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm) and Chinese face painting.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Robotics Day

When: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
                                            

Teams from FIRST® Robotics will be at The Magic House to showcase their amazing robots in action!  Kids can get inspired by some of the coolest inventors in town and learn more about FIRST® Robotics.

Robotics Day is made possible with the support of Mastercard.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Curious George Breakfast

When: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Location: The Magic House

Go bananas because Curious George is coming to The Magic House! Enjoy the Museum’s new traveling exhibit Curious George: Let’s Get Curious with a special morning featuring a delicious breakfast (bananas included!). Visitors are invited to swing into the morning with visits from Curious George himself, create a hat to take-home inspired by The Man in the Yellow Hat and enjoy private playtime throughout the Museum.

Cost:
$18 per person for member
$25 per person for non-members

Reservations required.
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Fit Kid: Free Kid -Slam Dunk

When: Friday, February 7, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            
Location: The Magic House

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by
St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event!

Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Visiting Artist Series: Valentine Print Making

                                            

When: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House

Make your mark with the printmakers from Central Print. Learn the craft of woodblock and pressure printing, and create your own two-color prints and valentines.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

Cost: Free with admission.

Homeschool Mornings

When: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Location: The Magic House

On select Thursdays during the school year, The Magic House opens early at 9:00 am offering homeschool families and organizations exclusive exploration! Homeschool guests may continue their exploration when the Museum opens to the general public.

Cost: The discounted admission rate for this program is $5.00 per person 12 months and older. Membership and coupons may not be applied toward admission.

Reservations not required.

Visiting Artist + Maker Series: Illustration

                                            

When: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, February 16, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House, MADE for Kids!

Join Mercedes Armstrong to draw your attention to the art of illustration. Put pen to paper or design a rubber block stamp to create illustrations of patterns, places and more.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

The Magic House, MADE for Kids is located on 5127 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108.

Cost: Free with admission.

Fit Kid: Free Kid – Irish Dancing with the Clark School of Irish Dance

When: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            
Location: The Magic House

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by
St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event!

Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Slime Day

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
                                            
Location: The Magic House and
The Magic House, MADE for Kids

Slimers of all ages are invited to join us for a day of hands-on slime experiences in The Magic House STEAM Center or at The Magic House, MADE for Kids. Learn creative slime recipes and create the fluffiest, gooiest or stringiest slime masterpiece to take-home for continued slime play!
Cost: Free with Museum admission

Homeschool Mornings @ MADE

When: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Location: The Magic House @ MADE

On select Thursdays during the school year, The Magic House @ MADE opens early at 9:00 am offering homeschool families and organizations exclusive exploration! Homeschool guests may continue their exploration when the Makerspace opens to the general public.

Cost: The admission rate for this program is $5.00 per person 12 months and older. Membership and coupons may not be applied toward admission.

Reservations not required.

Visiting Artist + Maker Series: Paper Marbling

                                            

When: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House, MADE for Kids

Make swirls, stones, chevrons and other patterns when you join paper artist Megan Singleton to marbleize paper. Explore the traditional techniques used in printing and bookbinding for centuries.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

The Magic House, MADE for Kids is located on 5127 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108.

Cost: Free with admission.

Fit Kid: Free Kid – Ultimate Frisbee with Maryville University

When: Friday, April 3, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            
Location: The Magic House

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by
St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event!

Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Bunny Brunch

                                            

When: Sunday, April 5, 2020
Time: 8:30 am, 10:00 am and 11:30 am

Location: The Magic House

Follow the bunny trail to The Magic House and get your morning hopping at the Museum’s Bunny Brunch featuring our special guest – the Easter Bunny! Every-bunny will have a great time as they enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in a fun, hands-on activity, get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and enjoy all-day admission to the Museum!

Cost:
$18 per person for member
$25 per person for non-members

Reservations required.
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Homeschool Mornings

When: Thursday, April 9, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Location: The Magic House

On select Thursdays during the school year, The Magic House opens early at 9:00 am offering homeschool families and organizations exclusive exploration! Homeschool guests may continue their exploration when the Museum opens to the general public.

Cost: The discounted admission rate for this program is $5.00 per person 12 months and older. Membership and coupons may not be applied toward admission.

Reservations not required.

Visiting Artist Series: Paper Making

                                            

When: Saturday, April 11, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, April 12, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House

Celebrate Earth Day a little early with artisans from Craft Paper Art. Use flowers, plants and seeds to create eco-friendly sheets that bloom where they are planted.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

Cost: Free with admission.

Egg Roll

When: Monday, April 13, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
                                            

Location: The Magic House

Visitors get things rolling on The Magic House’s front lawn for the annual Egg Roll. In the great tradition of the White House, The Magic House, with its own replica Oval Office located in the Museum’s Star-Spangled Center, is inviting children to roll up their sleeves and participate in an egg-citing race as they use large spoons to roll their eggs across the finish line. Plus, families will have the opportunity to meet a very special guest – the Easter Bunny!

 Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist + Maker Series: Alien Sculpture

                                            

When: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, April 19, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House, MADE for Kids

Get stuffed with Anna Youngyeun as you create plush alien creatures together. Hand-stitch, stuff and paint fabrics on collaborative soft sculptures of lovable but strange beasts.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

The Magic House, MADE for Kids is located on 5127 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108.

Cost: Free with admission.

Fairy Tale Tea

                                            

When: Saturday and Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2020
Time:  11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Location: The Magic House

Aspiring princes and princesses will have the opportunity to sip tea or apple juice, dine on fine pastries, make a bejeweled tiara or crown to take home and enjoy a short, live production of Cinderella inside the Whitaker Theater at The Magic House. Following the play, kids can see their favorite characters up close as Cinderella, Prince Charming, and the Fairy Godmother visit with guests and sign autographs. Guests are encouraged to dress in their storybook best.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$22 per person for non-member

Reservations required.
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable. 

Robotics Day

When: Saturday, May 2, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
                                            

Teams from FIRST® Robotics will be at The Magic House to showcase their amazing robots in action!  Kids can get inspired by some of the coolest inventors in town and learn more about FIRST® Robotics.

Robotics Day is made possible with the support of Mastercard.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist + Maker Series: Photography

                                            

When: Saturday, May 16, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, May 17, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House, MADE for Kids

Picture this! Join photographer Tiffany Sutton to see the world in a whole new way. Discover how to shoot and print unique photographic images.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

The Magic House, MADE for Kids is located on 5127 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108.

Cost: Free with admission.