SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

 

IceVenture Exhibit

Kaleideum Downtown

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink! Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Toy Time Exhibit

Kaleideum North

Travel back in time… back to when there were no cell phones or video games and batteries were never included! Engage with delightful tumbling, sliding, rocking, spinning, dancing, and flying folk toys that demonstrate the effects of gravity, inertia, rhythm, harmonic motion, and mechanics. Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org. 

FEBRUARY SPECIAL EVENTS

Stargazing with Forsyth Astronomical Society

Kaleideum North

Saturday, February 1, 6–10 pm

View nebulae, star clusters, planets, and stars during this FREE observation with Forsyth Astronomical Society. Telescopes will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. In case of bad weather, check the Kaleideum website or FAS Facebook page for an update. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Kaleideum’s Peppercorn Theatre presents

Desvelado

Kaleideum Downtown

February 6-23

An interactive new play for babies and toddlers! Follow Little One on a journey into the night sky and the imaginative space between awake and asleep. Guided by the Harvest Moon and a faithful pet turtle, Little One counts sheep and dances among the stars to la música de la noche in pursuit of sleep. Created for ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Kaleideum Members: $5(+tax)/person; Non-members: $7(+tax)/person. For showtimes and tickets, visit kaleideum.org/peppercorntheatre/. Join us for a special Pajama Party Premiere on Saturday, February 8 at 9:30 am! Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Sensory Friendly Night: Bee My Valentine

Kaleideum Downtown

Friday, February 7, 5-8 pm

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and sensory processing differences can have a fun and interactive learning experience in a comfortable, accepting environment! Make your own insect puppet, explore the exhibits, and enjoy a special Valentine-themed storytime. $3/person for both members and non-members. Learn more at downtown.kaleideum.org/visit/accessibility/. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Daddy/Daughter Dance

Kaleideum Downtown

Saturday, February 8, 6:30-8:30 pm

Bring your special girl for an evening of dancing, Valentine’s crafts, and delicious desserts! Llyod Aaron Photography will provide a cherished photo keepsake that will be emailed to you after the event. Advance registration required for both children and adults at www.kaleideum.org. $10 for Kaleideum members, $12 for non-members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111.

 

Sensory Friendly Monday

Kaleideum Downtown

Monday, February 10, 9 am-Noon

Sensory Friendly Mondays are offered once a month, September through May, on Members-only Mondays when museum attendance is generally light. You don’t have to be a member to attend, but admission or membership is required. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Homeschool/Small Group Program: Curator’s Crisis

Grades K-3

Kaleideum Downtown

Tuesday, February 11 ,1:30 pm

A famous work of art has been stolen, and the curator of an art museum needs your help to solve this mystery. Meet the suspects, analyze clues, interrogate witnesses, and reveal what happened to this priceless painting. This interactive experience asks students to recall details, consider character’s internal and external motivations, and support their theories with observations and analysis. Registration required at www.kaleideum.org, and group admission rates apply. Limited to 20 students. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111.

 

Angel Bear Yoga: Valentine’s Day!

Kaleideum Downtown

Thursday, February 13, 11 am

Join Angel Bear for a class full of hugs and kisses!  We’ll bring A Book of Hugs to life to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Get ready to do cupid and bow-&-arrow poses as we send love to our family! Meet an adorable bunny, too! Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Parents’ Night Out: Sweet Slime Time

Kaleideum North

Saturday, February 15 5:30-9:30 pm

Ages 5-11 will make fluffy “snow slime,” eat pizza, explore the Museum, and watch Rio 2. Kaleideum Members: $20 for first child; $15 for each additional sibling. Non-members: $25 for first child; $20 for each additional sibling. Registration required no later than February 14 at www.kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730.

 

Stargazing at Pilot Mountain

Saturday, February 15, 6:30–10 pm

Join Forsyth Astronomical Society and Kaleideum for a FREE astronomy observation at the Pilot Mountain State Park summit. Telescopes provided. In case of bad weather, check the Kaleideum website or FAS Facebook page for an update. (Rain/snow date is February 29.) 1792 Pilot Knob Park Rd, Pinnacle, NC 27043.

 

PIPP Squeaks: Sense-abilities

Kaleideum North

Tuesday, February 18, 10-11:30 am

Discover more about our five senses and the amazing things they help us do every day. Then put your senses to work as we trick our eyes, identify mystery sounds, detect flavors and fragrances, and test different textures for some sense-sational fun! For ages 2-4 with an adult caregiver. Kaleideum Members: $8 per adult/child pair; non-members: $10 per adult/child pair (includes museum admission). Register at www.kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730.

 

$3 Thursday Night

Kaleideum Downtown & Kaleideum North

Thursday, February 20, 3-8 pm

Both locations are open late (until 8 pm) and, beginning at 3 pm, admission is only $3 per person. Kaleideum members are free. Kaleideum Downtown: 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. Kaleideum North: 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Junior Girl Scout Camp-in: Drawing Badge

Kaleideum Downtown

Friday, February 21-Saturday, February 22

Pick up your pencils and discover what makes drawing so fun with the Junior Drawing Badge! $40 per scout, 1 Leader free, $15 each additional adult. Registration required by emailing Lindsay at ldouglas@kaleideum.org. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Healthy Smile Saturday

Kaleideum Downtown

Saturday, February 22, 10 am-2 pm

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Month with SpanglerRohlfing & Lambert Pediatric Dentistry! Learn about caring for your teeth through engaging storytimes and hands-on activities. There will be giveaways to help keep your smile healthy, opportunities to meet the staff, and a visit from the Tooth Fairy, too! Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

PIPP Squeaks: Sense-abilities

Kaleideum North

Saturday, February 22, 10:15-11:45 am

Discover more about our five senses and the amazing things they help us do every day. Then put your senses to work as we trick our eyes, identify mystery sounds, detect flavors and fragrances, and test different textures for some sense-sational fun! For ages 2-4 with an adult caregiver. Kaleideum Members: $8 per adult/child pair; non-members: $10 per adult/child pair (includes museum admission). Register at www.kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730.

 

 

MARCH SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Brain Awareness Day

Kaleideum North

Wednesday, March 4, 9 am-Noon

Visit interactive stations hosted by Wake Forest University’s Brain Awareness Council to learn about neurons, anatomy, memory, and other functions of the brain. This event is co-sponsored by the Western North Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and is recommended for grades 4+. Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Brain Power Day

Kaleideum Downtown

Saturday, March 7, 10 am-1 pm

Enjoy engaging, hands-on activities geared towards teaching your child (and you!) all about our amazing brains!  Brought to you by Wake Forest University’s Brain Awareness Council as part of Brain Awareness Season in collaboration with the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Educator’s Workshop

Kaleideum Downtown

Tuesday, March 10, 4 pm

Educators are invited to a FREE professional development workshop focused on STEAM education. Pre-registration required. Light refreshments and door prizes (including a free Kaleideum Field Trip) will be provided! Contact Sarah at sevans@kaleideum.org to register. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Cub Scout Camp-in

Kaleideum North

Friday, March 13-Saturday, March 14

Join us for a fun-filled evening of badge work, a science program, and a planetarium show! $40 per scout, Leaders free, $15 each additional adult. Registration required by emailing Lindsay at ldouglas@kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Make & Take: Leprechaun Traps

Kaleideum Downtown

Saturday, March 14, 10 am-5 pm

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and a Leprechaun has been set loose in our Prop Shop! Can you use everyday materials to make the perfect trap to catch this Leprechaun? Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Sensory Friendly Monday

Kaleideum Downtown

Monday, March 16, 9 am-Noon

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and sensory processing differences can have an interactive and enjoyable learning experience in a comfortable, accepting environment. Offered once a month, September through May, on Members-only Mondays when Museum attendance is generally light. You don’t have to be a member to attend, but admission or membership is required. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

PIPP Squeaks: Motion Commotion

Kaleideum North

Tuesday, March 17, 10-11:30 am

What goes up must come down…or must it? Investigate the forces of push, pull, and gravity as we build and test our own structures, create a marble racetrack, and even paint with a pendulum! For ages 2-4 with an adult caregiver. Kaleideum Members: $8 per adult/child pair; non-members: $10 per adult/child pair (includes museum admission). Register at www.kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730.

 

Angel Bear Yoga: St. Patrick’s Day

Kaleideum Downtown

Tuesday, March 17, 11 am

Join Angel Bear for a trip to Ireland! We’ll bring the book Jack and the Leprechaun to life. Come ready to travel to the Emerald Isle and make a wish on the Blarney Stone! Meet an adorable bunny, too! Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

$3 Thursday Night

Kaleideum Downtown & Kaleideum North

Thursday, March 19, 3-8 pm

Both locations are open late (until 8 pm) and, beginning at 3 pm, admission is only $3 per person. Kaleideum members are free. Kaleideum Downtown: 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. Kaleideum North: 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Cub Scout Camp-in

Kaleideum North

Friday, March 20-Saturday, March 21

Join us for a fun-filled evening of badge work, a science program, and a planetarium show! $40 per scout, Leaders free, $15 each additional adult. Registration required by emailing Lindsay at ldouglas@kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Forsyth Creek Week Otter Encounter

Kaleideum North

Tuesday, March 24, 11:30 am

Kaleideum is partnering with Forsyth Creek Week to show the importance of our local waterways! Join us for a special animal encounter and discover why our otters depend on clean, fresh water. Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Forsyth Creek Week is March 21-29. Learn more at forsythcreekweek.squarespace.com/. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

Forsyth Creek Week Otter Encounter

Kaleideum North

Friday, March 27, 11:30 am

Kaleideum is partnering with Forsyth Creek Week to show the importance of our local waterways! Join us for a special animal encounter and discover why our otters depend on clean, fresh water. Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Forsyth Creek Week is March 21-29. Learn more at forsythcreekweek.squarespace.com/. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730. www.kaleideum.org.

 

PIPP Squeaks: Motion Commotion

Kaleideum North

Saturday, March 28, 10:15-11:45 am

What goes up must come down…or must it? Investigate the forces of push, pull, and gravity as we build and test our own structures, create a marble racetrack, and even paint with a pendulum! For ages 2-4 with an adult caregiver. Kaleideum Members: $8 per adult/child pair; non-members: $10 per adult/child pair (includes museum admission). Register at www.kaleideum.org. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730.

 

Harry Potter Night

Kaleideum North

Saturday, March 28, 6-8:30 pm

Calling all wizards, muggles, and pranksters for a magical night with an April Fool’s twist! Practice with potions, meet a snake of extraordinary size, visit the owlery, take a sip of butterbeer, taste-test Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans (if you dare!), write a hidden message, create your own wand, and visit Zonko’s Joke Shop. You’ll leave with a prank of your own to surprise unsuspecting friends and family on April 1st! Advance registration required at www.kaleideum.org: $10/Kaleideum member, $12/non-member. Limited tickets available. Kaleideum North, 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 767-6730.

 

Alice in Wonderland Takeover

Kaleideum Downtown

Monday, March 30, 10 am-4 pm

It’s a cardboard tea party in The Prop Shop! Make-and-take your very own Mad Hatter hat or paper teacup or put on a production with Alice-themed props! Just don’t forget… “we’re all mad here!” Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem. (336) 723-9111. www.kaleideum.org.

 

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