Mini Makers programs are a chance to do new, fun and creative things when you visit the Duke Energy Children’s Museum! These interactive family workshops are designed for 5-10 year olds and provide an enriching experience for the whole family.
Programs begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Duke Energy Children's Museum
Create a lamp out of a gourd by designing a pattern, cutting holes and decorating.
Create a working light saber and practice your Jedi moves as you apprentice with Obi Wan Kenobi.
Dia De Los Muertos
Celebrate with us and learn about the Latin American holiday, Dia de los Muertos and create a traditional sweet treat to take home.
Make your own winter wonderland! Design it, create it, shake it up and keep it or give it as a special gift.
Hack a Hat
Celebrate the impending arrival of winter using a hat as your canvas.
Design and create your own awesome ornament inspired by traditional, artsy and unique ornaments from different cultures and traditions around the world.
Create a working light saber and practice your Jedi moves as you apprentice with Obi Wan Kenobi. (This program is $18 for Members; $20 for non-Members).
Take a look at traditional and non-traditional gingerbread houses and create unique, edible architecture
December 22 & 23
Whip up some tasty frosting, discover cake decorating techniques and create cupcakes that might be too beautiful to eat!
Sock Monkeys: Chinese New Year Edition
Learn about the Chinese New Year and practice simple sewing skills by creating an animal inspired by sock monkey soft toys.