BUELL CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

 

OPEN THROUGH MAY 31

ENJOY the Adventure of Art & Science!
You’re not in Kansas anymore! Visit the Buell Children’s Museum for all kinds of interactive learning that’s made for Munchkins & adults alike. An exhibit full of science & art & oohs & ahs! It’s a wicked fun celebration – still a classic all these years! Discover properties of weather, space, solids and liquids, geocaching, nature and more. Our best costumes ever! Rocks and Plants and Animals - Oh My! You’ll get in to see the Wizard on the weekend for Art & Science Saturdays - don’t let those flying things scare you.

Sponsored by Jennie and Albert Gersick Foundation and Kaiser Permanente

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS:

More hours to Toy with Art & Science!

Join us for “night at the museum” Thursday, April 10 when the Buell Children’s Museum remains open until 7 p.m. so you can play before the show!

 

FRI, APR 11, 1-2:30 pm

“Art and Science of Making Paper”

Ages 6-10 years. Learn about the real papermaking process in the U.S., then watch a live demonstration recycling paper and make a sheet to take home. A bit messy, but fun!    Presented by Susan Finzel-Aldred, recycling educator at the Pueblo City-County Health Dept.

 

MON, APR 5, 12, 19, 26, 12-2 pm

Science Saturdays”

With our friends from the Pueblo Community College Science Department. Art and science hold hands to educate and amaze you about our world. Interactive, creative and scientific principles to discover the world around us. Scientist, Nic Alfonso and PCC students will be here to show exciting things. You’ll say, “Wow!”

 

 


 

PERFORMANCES:

THUR, APR 10, 10 am

Toying With Science

Main Stage Theater  Sponsored by Parkview Hospital
Fast-paced and dynamic, Garry Krinsky’s original up-beat songs offer info on fulcrums, levers and basic mechanics.  Motion, music and humor abound as he impresses upon his audiences the idea that by mastering simple scientific concepts, one can produce terrific results.  Call Tour Coordinator at 583-6217.

All tickets $4 a seat. Reserve on or before April 3.

 

Buell Extended Hours/Children’s Playhouse

THUR, APR 10, 4-7 pm

Toying with Science

There is no place like the Buell Children’s Museum open late for fun before the Children’s Playhouse show. Enjoy the “Off to See the Wizards-Art & Science” exhibition and party fare, then its’ off to see the “Toying with Science” performance with Garry Krinsky.

Tickets sold separately to Children’s Playhouse.

 


Tours

 

RESERVATIONS FILLING FAST!

No Place like the BUELL CHILDREN’S Museum for a FIELD TRIP

Free pre-paid educational visits for Pueblo City Schools and School District #70 and just $5 per person for other groups are a great value to share the state educational standards with your students. Age appropriate “Sparky’s Colorful Day” tour available for younger children. It’s as easy as 1-2-3 with space for lunch and Stuffee Health workshops. Call 583-6217 for more information.

Sponsored by Xcel Energy

 

 

 

Stuffee

Learn about Body Systems and healthy eating with this tour of a nine foot soft sculpture doll that shares his heart, stomach and lungs with boys and girls. Take home an activity book and cook book.

Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente

 

Babymouse

Write graphic novels based on the award winning book. Babymouse series.

In cooperation with authors, Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm, Random House Publisher and the Pueblo City-Count Library District.

Starship Sensations

A trip through the universe to discover new frontiers by Danny Studen and John Wilbar.

Imagination Playground

Balance, Motion and thinking skills are the benefits of open ended giant blue block play.

Wizard of Oz Storytelling Theatre

Be the sound effects to the Wizard of Oz tale, wear costumes to put on a show and more!

Geocache

Find a hidden Wizard of Oz treasure using mapping skills.

Weather Station and Extreme Weather

There’s a tornado on the screen! Your students can be a weather broadcaster and try their hand with twirling vortex tops.

Plants

Create artistic plants and scientific plant cell models.

Airplane Flight Test Station

Experimentation and measurement with paper airplanes.

Magic Nuudles

Recycled materials and Biodegradable packing make for creative problem solving.

Horse of a Different Color

A white board of color mixing fun.

Skeletons

Peek inside animal and human bodies. Identify the bones inside us.

Postcards

Writing skills combine with stamping to send a letter home.

Visual Arts

Collage, painting rainbows, 3-D construction, Kandinsky public mural installation, jewelry, “Blue Dog” by George Rodrigue, printing with bubbles, drawing, and recycled craft.

Questions? Please contact Donna Stinchcomb, Buell Children’s Museum Curator, at (719) 295-7205 to show your student work in the Buell Children’s Museum or for more interdisciplinary learning activities.

 

BIRTHDAYS!

Have your birthday at the Buell Children’s Museum

 

OUTREACH

Catch us if you can at the CSU-Pueblo Take Your Kid to the Game Night on Saturday, JAN 18 from 5:30-8 pm and at the Junior League of Pueblo’s Kids in the Kitchen at Pueblo Community College from 9 am-1 pm on SAT, JAN 25.

 


 

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