Events

Visiting Artist Series: Recycled Art

                                            

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

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.

Turn trash into treasures with the do-it-yourselfers from Perennial, a St. Louis nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainability. Reduce waste while recycling materials into new pieces of jewelry, décor and stationery.

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist Series: The Christmas Skates

                                            

When: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Time: 12:00 & 2:00 Performances

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.

The Imaginary Theatre Company presents this new musical adaptation of Mary Griggs Van Voorhis’ short story, “The Boy with the Box.” At Christmas, Tom is eager to show off his new skates—until someone appears with a newer, better pair. But when Tom meets a friend with no holiday gifts at all, he learns about the true spirit of giving.

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Tumbling Time

When: Friday, December 7, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            

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.

Breakfast with Santa

                                            

When: Sunday, December 2, 2018
Time: 8:30 am, 9:45 am, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm or 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, December 9, 2018
Time: 8:30 am, 9:45 am, 11:00 am or 12:30 pm

You and your little short stack are invited to join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa! Make your morning (or evening) sizzle with a yummy pancake breakfast cooked by a pancake flipper extraordinaire. Enjoy a fun holiday craft to take home, all-day admission to The Magic House and the chance for little ones to sit on Santa’s lap. It’s sure to “stack” up to your expectations! Reservations required.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$20 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Noontime New Year’s Eve

When: Monday, December 31, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
                                            

Ring in the new year a little bit early with our Noontime New Year’s Eve celebration at The Magic House. New Year’s revelers of all ages (even those with a bedtime!) are invited to join in the festivities as they make noise makers and wish wands, strike a pose in a photo booth with fun 2019 themed props and dance the day away to some rockin’ tunes.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Superhero Night at The Magic House

When: Saturday, January 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
                                            

Dress up like your favorite superhero and join us for a superhero-themed evening filled with action-packed activities! Enjoy a super fun pizza party, take some super silly pictures at a photo booth, create your very own superhero mask, enjoy private playtime at the Museum and have a super time meeting some of your favorite superheroes including Super Girl, Batman and Superman! Reservations required.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$22 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

African Dance Celebration

                                            

When: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Time: 10:00 am & 12:00 pm Performances

Celebrate one of the final weekends of the traveling exhibit Kenya’s Kids at The Magic House with the dynamic dancing brother/sister duo from Jahfi Studio. Using traditional African drum rhythms, the team from Jahfi studio will present a lively African dance and drumming performance.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Splash and Bubbles Breakfast

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Fishing around for something fun to do? Swim on over to The Magic House for a Splash and Bubbles Breakfast! Guests will have a whale of a time as they nibble on some delicious food, make fish faces at a photo booth, participate in some very fishy art activities, explore the Mu“sea”um and enjoy private playtime in our newest exhibit Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin! Reservations required and space is limited, so don’t flounder around too long to make your reservation. “Sea” you there!

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$22 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin! was created by The Magic House in collaboration with Herschend Enterprise and The Jim Henson Company.

Chinese New Year

When: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
                                            

The Magic House is celebrating the kick off to the year of the pig with a festival of fun! During the event, families can enjoy a Lion Dance performance (10:00 am, 11:00 am or 1:00 pm) and Chinese face painting as well as celebrate the opening of The Magic House’s newest World Traveler Gallery exhibit Children’s China.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Homeschool Monday

When: Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
                                            

On select Mondays, homeschool families and organizations can tour The Magic House when the Museum is closed to the public. The two-hour reserved program includes exploration of the Museum at a discounted rate.

Cost: The discounted admission rate for this program is $3.00 per person 12 months and older. Reservations not required.

Robotics Day

When: Saturday, February 16, 2019
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.

Homeschool Monday

When: Monday, March 4, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
                                            

On select Mondays, homeschool families and organizations can tour The Magic House when the Museum is closed to the public. The two-hour reserved program includes exploration of the Museum at a discounted rate.

Cost: The discounted admission rate for this program is $3.00 per person 12 months and older. Reservations not required.

Egg Roll

When: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
                                            

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.