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
The Art of Batik
Use wax, paint and dye to create works of art inspired by the beautiful textile tradition of Indonesia.
Fun with Fossils
Learn about the Ordovician fossils that cover our area and create a fossil of your very own.
Da Vinci used his journal to explore ideas and concepts. As a scientist and an artist, his sketchbook provides insight into how he worked through his ideas. Discover how contemporary artists use sketchbooks and create a handmade book to record your own innovative ideas.
The Art & Science of Flight
Experiment like a scientist, create like an artist! Make flying contraptions based on your designs and playful engineering.
What is at the core of your wand? Unicorn tail hair, dragon heart strings, Phoenix feathers? Create your own wizardly wand to match your magical abilities.
Create a lamp out of a gourd by designing a pattern, cutting holes and decorating.
Pumpkin Pin Art
Using a pumpkin as our canvas, we will create wonderful works of art with pins, string and a variety of other materials.
Create a working light saber and practice your Jedi moves as you apprentice with Obi Wan Kenobi.
$18 Member; $20 non-Member