Events

@ MADE Visiting Artist Series: Collage

                                            

When: Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, July 21, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House @ MADE

Snip, rip, cut and create with collage artist Allison Sissom. Give photos, book pages and magazines a new life as they are assembled into a collage.

Allison Sissom is a St. Louis artist and art educator working in collage. Her pieces are created from second-hand materials including nature photography and children’s books. Allison earned a BFA in Painting and an MAE in Art Education from Truman State University.

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Home Run Health with
the Cardinals

When: Friday, August 2, 2019
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 is required. 

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

Grooving in the Garden – Diamond Empire Band

When: Friday, August 9, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                            

Location: The Magic House

Join us for Grooving in the Garden, a musical extravaganza that is sure to hit the right note with visitors of all ages. On the second Friday of the month throughout the summer from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, families can dance and sing the night away in the front garden while enjoying samples from Andy’s Frozen Custard (while supplies last).

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist Series: Chalk Art

                                            

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House

The Visiting Artist Series is a yearlong celebration of the arts. One weekend every month, Museum visitors have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional artists as they demonstrate their techniques.

Museum visitors are invited to watch professional chalk artist Craig Thomas create an amazing masterpiece at The Magic House. Chalk it up to experience as Thomas shares his tips and techniques on chalk drawing with Museum visitors.

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Squirmy, Slimy, Scaly, Slithery Creatures Kids Love

When: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
                                            

Location: The Magic House

The Magic House is playing host to creatures big and small from a mighty python to a tiny gecko!

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

@ MADE Visiting Artist Series: Ceramics

                                            

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, August 18, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House @ MADE

Get behind the wheel with ceramicist Jimmy Liu. You can pinch, coil and throw your own clay creations inspired by the exhibit on display at The Magic House, Children’s China.

Jimmy Liu is an award-winning artist and industrial designer. Born in Taiwan, Jimmy graduated from the University of Chinese Culture in Taipei and holds an MFA from Fontbonne University. In addition to his career as an industrial product designer, Jimmy works in ceramics with a focus on teapots. His pieces have garnered “Best of Show” awards at art fairs and are displayed in museums, galleries and private collections around the world.

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Homeschool Mornings @ MADE

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
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.

Grooving in the Garden – Tommy Holloran’s Guerrilla Swing Band

When: Friday, September 13, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                            

Location: The Magic House

Join us for Grooving in the Garden, a musical extravaganza that is sure to hit the right note with visitors of all ages. On the second Friday of the month throughout the summer from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, families can dance and sing the night away in the front garden while enjoying samples from Andy’s Frozen Custard (while supplies last).

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

@ MADE Visiting Artist Series:
Comic Books

                                            

When: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House @ MADE

Celebrate National Comic Book Day with Christina “Steenz” Stewart. Learn the art of putting pen, pencil or paints to panels in order to tell a story in serial form.

Christina “Steenz” Stewart is a St. Louis-based cartoonist and editor. She is the co-creator of the award-winning graphic novel, Archival Quality, and is featured in several anthologies. A former comics shop manager and librarian, she is currently a freelance editor of superhero, fantasy and sci-fi comics, periodicals and graphic novels.

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Homeschool Mornings

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019
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.

@ MADE Visiting Artist Series: Costumes

                                            

When: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The Magic House @ MADE

Get dressed up with textile artist Ariana Bauer! Get ready for Halloween with a custom costume of your own design.

Ariana Bauer is a creative fiber artist experienced in sewing, spinning, weaving, embroidery, knitting and crochet. From her studio near St. Louis, she makes custom clothing, creates patterns and teaches textile arts.

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Homeschool Mornings @ MADE

When: Thursday, November 14, 2019
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.

Homeschool Mornings

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019
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.

Homeschool Mornings @ MADE

When: Thursday, January 9, 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.

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.

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.

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.