Family Day

Join us for Family Day!

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 27
Please remember socks if you plan on visiting ArtVille.
The spring exhibition features art and hands-on activities that also teach about the environment around us, the importance of green living for future generations, best practices in recycling and conservation of natural resources.

Family Day Schedule

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Photo Op with prize | Lobby
Plastic Bag Collection | Lobby
Giveaways | Lobby
Escape the Jungle | Whiteman Gallery
VIP Rainforest Room | HUB Classroom
Boats and Moats | Atrium
Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom Room with activities | Art Studio

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Meet the Experts: Mesa Recycles | Recyclery

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rising Youth Theater and Benedictine University interactive, creative play | Whiteman Gallery

11 a.m.
Performance by East Valley Children’s Theatre | HUB

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Mylar Light Boxes with Heat Sync | Exhibit Hall

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Meet the Artist: The Junk Lady | Whiteman Gallery

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Meet the Experts: Phoenix Herpetological Society | HUB

All activities are included with museum admission, which is $9 for ages 1 and up; free for members. Memberships start at $55.

The exhibition is sponsored by Mesa Recycles, POGO Pass, City of Mesa, the i.d.e.a. Museum Board of Directors Inc., and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the state of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Exhibition Sponsors


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201


Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

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