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Video Game Creation Workshop (Ages 8-12)- SOLD OUT


Play and learning go hand in hand as students conceptualize, design, and create an original computer game. Back by popular demand—and led again by programmer and game designer Ian Schreiber—Video Game Creation Workshop. Children aged 8-12 can enjoy a Video Game Creation Workshop that provides a window into STEM-based career fields and encourages a lifelong love of play. Over five sessions, participants will learn about game design and rules, visual art and animation, and audio to create their game. Previous programming or coding experience is not required. Previous programming or coding experience is not required.

Tickets for all five sessions: $118 (includes child and adult)
(If more than one sibling is registering, a $10 discount is available)

Session A (Ages 8 to 12)- Sold Out 

Saturday, January 21 (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
Saturday, January 28 (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
Saturday, February 4 (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
Saturday, February 11 (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Sunday, February 12 (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) *

*The final session includes general museum admission for the day.


January 28
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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When children pretend, they’re using their imaginations to move beyond the bounds of reality. A stick can be a magic wand. A sock can be a puppet. A small child can be a superhero.

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Fred Rogers, American television personality, 1928–2003

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Visit a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play.