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.
Create art with machines that we find and make ourselves!
March 13, 2:30 p.m.
Discover a Polish egg decorating technique that is one of the oldest forms around and create some “egg”cellent art on eggs!
March 26, 2:30 p.m.
Get outside and fly a handmade, one-of-a-kind kite created by YOU!
Apr. 2, 2:30 p.m.
You’ll have sunshine on a cloudy day with these fun cloud lights that you can hang in your home.
Apr. 9, 2:30 p.m.
Gourdeous Bird Houses
Create a backyard home for nesting birds out of a gourd that you can customize with decorative designs and paint.
Apr. 16, 2:30 p.m.
The Art of Batik
Celebrate World Culture Month by using wax and paint to create works of art inspired by this beautiful textile tradition from Indonesia.
Apr. 23, 2:30 p.m.
Create a working light saber and practice your Jedi moves as you apprentice with Obi Wan Kenobi. $18 Member; $20 non-Member.
May 4, 4 p.m.
Create a unique wire sculpted tree beautifully bedazzled with beads.
May 7, 2:30 p.m.
Join us for plantable paper, seed bomb, and small garden container making just in time for sprouting season!
May 14, 2:30 p.m.
Experiment with sounds and tones to create a wind chime of your very own.
May 21, 2:30 p.m.
Learn about local insects and design and create your own mounted bug dome.
June 4, 2:30 p.m.
Create a miniature growing wonderland fit for a fairy!
June 11, 2:30 p.m.
With a hat as your canvas, create circuits and light it up with LEDs.
June 18, 2:30 p.m.