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2018 Summer Splash! Daytime Festival

Riveropolis sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric DentistrySummer Splash! is the Museum’s signature summer-long festival. The event features three months of exciting interactive learning experiences designed to engage children and alleviate summer learning loss. Each month includes themed adventures, live performers, unique activities and special guests. In this photo children explore Riveropolis, a 30ft waterway with tinkering stations.


Summer Splash! Evening Gala Aug. 24

For a complete list of Summer Splash! Evening Gala Sponsors and to learn more about this special event, visit the Summer Splash Gala page. 



Riveropolis! July 19-Aug. 17

 

Riveropolis, a traveling fantastical waterways exhibit will be at Hands On this summer!

Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water.

Hot Shop! Aug. 9-11

The Museum of Glass Hot Shop will be at Hands On with their mobile glassblowing studio!

Engage with live glassmaking demonstrations, and learn about molten glass and how it can be shaped. Kids can experiment with heat by creating art of their own including plastic sculptures, and mini-shrink pendants & keychains.

Jay Macdonell at work in Museum of Glass Hot Shop. Photo courtesy of Museum of Glass.


For a complete listing of summer events, see our calendar!

Summer Splash! Evening Gala Aug. 24

 

For a complete list of Summer Splash! Evening Gala Sponsors and to learn more about this special event, visit the Summer Splash Gala page.