Klutz® Amazingly Immature

On exhibit September 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018!

Ready to embrace your inner zany genius? Join us for a silly new exhibit the whole family will love! Based on KLUTZ® Encyclopedia of Immaturity Vol. 1 and 2, the KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature exhibit is a wacky interactive exhibit that encourages STEM learning through laughter, play, and comedy.

By engaging in more than 18 fun activities – from a tablecloth pull to creating boomerangs – this exhibit encourages children to learn about science through laughter, play, comedy, physical activity and fun experiments that make learning fun and memorable!

Silly Saturdays!

Stop acting silly? Not in this exhibit! Every Saturday during the Klutz Amazingly Immature exhibit will be Silly Saturday! Come and enjoy a different fun, zany and silly craft or activity. Silly Saturdays will be from 11 am – 1 pm every Saturday starting September 23rd – January 13th. These activities will take place in the crow’s nest on the fourth floor of the museum.

Free with full museum admission.

SEP 23 & 30 – Kooky Cootie Catchers

OCT 7, 14, 21 & 28 – Wacky Pom Pom Monsters

NOV 4, 11, 18 & 25 – Magic Tricks for Klutz

DEC 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 – Dizzy Doodles – Finger print doodles

JAN 6 & 13 – Claw-some Cat’s Cradle

Museum Admission

Adults: $10 | Ages 4 – 14: $7 | Ages 3 and under: Free
ABD Museum members/ASTC reciprocal: Free
Senior & Military Discount: $1 off full admission

Admission includes all exhibitions in the galleries, Spark!Lab (space is limited), plus the Hall of Ideas.

Discounted rates for student or group tours.

Get into the exhibit – faster!

Pre-purchase your admission online, print at home and skip the Ticket Office line altogether!
Please note: Museum admissions are only valid for the date of purchase.

Alden B. Dow Museum Hours

Winter Museum Hours

September 5, 2017 – May 26, 2018

Monday CLOSED*
Tuesday CLOSED*
Wednesday 10 am – 4 pm
Thursday 10 am – 8 pm
Friday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday 1 – 5 pm

 

*Museum & Spark!Lab OPEN noon to 4 pm on Midland Public Schools Professional Development Days: October 9, November 7, January 15, February 19 and April 30. Special pricing discounts apply.

Museum Closed: December 24 – 26, 2017; January 1 – 2, 2018.
Also closed Easter Sunday, Independence Day and Thanksgiving Day.

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You’ll enjoy free admission for 12 months and other benefits!

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Spark!Lab® Smithsonian!

Create, innovate, collaborate, and problem solve!

Through hands-on activities, children and their families engage in invention through activities that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math with art and creativity. Included with full museum admission, this self-led exploration of interactive space creates creative and collaborative thinking. Learn more…

Hall of Ideas

Connecting through Interactivity

Three levels make up the fun, permanent interactive Hall of Ideas designed especially for toddlers through grade school students. This handicap-accessible space traces the spiraling evolution of civilization in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Advancing through each level, visitors learn about Michigan’s geological formation and early inhabitants, and explore the interconnection of science and art. Learn more…

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Other exhibitions on display in the Alden B. Dow Museum

56th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition

SEP 23 – NOV 5, 2017

One of the few remaining statewide visual arts competitions in Michigan. Each year features a leading artist, museum professional or art historian as the invited juror. Learn more…

The In-Between: Margo Burian Paintings

SEP 23, 2017 – JAN 3, 2018

Burian invokes a universal sense of place through an economy of mark, line and color. Solo exhibition winner for creative excellence in the 2016 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition.

Figuratively Speaking

SEP 23, 2017 – JAN 3, 2018

Artist Chick Powers uses copper and brass overlays to stress the contours and provide a unique aesthetic to his 3/4 life-size human figures. Solo exhibition winner for creative excellence in the 2016 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition.

The KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature exhibit is produced by the Children’s Museum of Houston in partnership with KLUTZ®