Calendar of Events

Play Pal Activities

Our Play Pals will be on hand to help families play, learn, and have fun! They might have an activity, project, or craft - it changes daily! Look for our Play Pals in the Great Hall or the exhibit galleries.

Friday Open Clay Studio

Age: 3 and up with adult; $5.00 Fee for projects you keep.
Come get your hands dirty in the clay studio!  Families can explore a variety of clay and experiment with different building techniques. Try your hands at the pottery wheel with fifteen minutes of individual instruction time. There is no charge to play; if you’d like to keep certain projects a $5.00 material, firing, and glazing fee will apply.

Open Art Studio

Age: Families
Kids and their adults can stop in and get creative! Explore many forms of visual art, paint, sculpt, collage, and more in our fully equipped upstairs art studio. A new project each week!

STEAM with Bettendorf Middle School

Students from Bettendorf Middle School will be at the Family Museum with fun STEAM activities for kids! Guests will move through ten different stations learning things related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Thank you, Bettendorf Middle School!

STEAM with Bettendorf Middle School

Students from Bettendorf Middle School will be at the Family Museum with fun STEAM activities for kids! Guests will move through ten different stations learning things related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Thank you, Bettendorf Middle School!