MESA, Ariz. – Join us for a special day of fun and entertainment during Weather or Not Family Day at the i.d.e.a. Museum. Experience a winter wonderland, a special puppet show and more as children of all ages participate in art and hands-on activities that showcase the wonder and beauty of weather.

 When: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019

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

Featured Family Day activities

  • Catch a performance of the Fuzzy Beard Puppet Show, followed by a treasure hunt in ArtVille, as well as trivia for all ages in the Atrium
  • Experience a Winter Wonderland featuring “snowball” fights, snowman art and icicle painting
  • Learn about floods from the Flood Control District of Maricopa County
  • Enjoy a Leaf Raking activity in ArtVille
  • See some exciting experiments in the Weather Lab


Plus, be sure to check out our jungle-themed black light room and activities in the HUB   Gallery and ArtVille (socks-only space aimed at little ones 0-4 years old). Family Day activities are included with museum admission, which is $9 for ages 1 and up; free for members. Memberships start at $55.


Family Day is sponsored by the Flood Control District of Maricopa County.

The museum’s fall exhibition – Weather of Not: Art with Atmosphere – is sponsored by the City of Mesa Water Resources Department, CORE Construction, POGO Pass, the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation, City of Mesa and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the state of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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The i.d.e.a. Museum is a part of the City of Mesa and is supported by the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation. The foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with a mission to provide sustainable resources to fulfill the i.d.e.a. Museum’s mission through fundraising, advocacy, and partnerships. Its vision is to create infinite possibilities for  the i.d.e.a. Museum.