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Kids Free Fishing Day- June 15, 2024

2023 Festival of Trains

Arts in Action with Mike Sincic RETURNS Saturday, October 21!

Looking for a unique creative experience for your family this Saturday? Good news: Arts in Action is BACK in the Great Lakes Children’s Museum! Please join us with your children for a fun, INTERACTIVE experience on Saturday, October 21 from 9:30 to 11:30am.

GLCM partners with local artists representing interesting mediums of creative expression in Northwest Michigan to present hands-on arts and culture workshops designed for children 2-8. Our next Arts In Action workshop will feature leaf rubbings and tree paintings- with Mr. Michael Sincic!

Although Michael lost his sight two decades ago due to a brain tumor, he has made a name for himself in Northern Michigan as a popular local artist.

A watercolor by Michael Sincic.

Join us Saturday for his special interactive workshop, where he will help your little one create a work of art in a different way than they may be used to- one that requires sharpening their sensory abilities, without using their eyes.
This workshop is a no pressure, drop-in format, and is included FREE for members, or with the cost of admission for guests! Please note that we will be closed to the public for exclusive use rentals during the noon and afternoon sessions on this day, meaning tickets for the morning session will be in higher demand. We highly recommend that those who wish to participate make reservations ahead of time.

Don’t miss this awesome, interactive workshop for children- but FUN for the whole family!
These hands-on, skills-building activities are supported in part by generous grants from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. THANK YOU MACC and NEA!!

New Year’s Countdown for Kids

GLCM’s New Year’s Countdown for Kids takes place on Saturday December 31, 2022 during All Sessions (9:30-11:30 / 12:00-2:00 / 2:30-4:30 pm)

This experience is FREE with Museum Admission ($8 for children and adults, free for members). Reservations Required! This event sells out!

Would you like to welcome in 2023 but can’t wait till midnight?

It’s midnight somewhere in the world! Countdown to 2023 with the Great Lakes Children’s Museum!

Watch the ball drop and make some noise! Fabulously fun New Year’s activities will take place all throughout each session.

 

The ball drop will happen ½ hour before each session ends. Activities will include decorating the ball, making noise makers and party hats and more!

Buy Tickets! Sign Up as a Volunteer

Holiday Happenings Celebrations!

Help us celebrate holidays from around the world!

Holiday Happenings Celebrations is an interactive experience that celebrates holidays from across the globe! Celebrate familiar and new holiday traditions in the Great Lakes Room with us! This drop-in program will be available alongside normal gallery play for two whole days!

Thursday, December 22nd and Friday, December 23rd (All Sessions)

This experience is FREE with Museum Admission ($8 for children and adults, free for members).

 

Buy Tickets! Sign Up as a Volunteer