visiting exhibit hall
The Visiting Exhibit Hall serves as a space to showcase some of the world’s most innovative and engaging traveling exhibits, designed especially for children, ensuring that the Museum is constantly reflecting the world around us.
september 16, 2023 – january 1, 2024
Celebrate loving, playful connections through dance, storytelling, and more in this bilingual English/Spanish exhibit set in a whimsical forest full of families of all kinds—both human and animal! While kids play, adults learn about how simple, everyday interactions build social-emotional, language, cognitive, and motor skills.
recommended for learners age 0-6 and their families
in collaboration with
Make connections between symbolic brain cells by rolling a ball back and forth on the Lighting Up the Brain tilt table.
Youngest visitors can explore the plush, sensory surroundings in the enclosed Infant Pool, where a see-through spinner mimics the sound of running water.
Practice vocabulary and storytelling at the Tell Me a Tale table using story stones, each of which has an image of a familiar object and the words for it in Spanish and English.
Explore patterns, shape, and cause and effect at Stack It Up by rolling, rocking, and stacking discs.
Watch as your surroundings change with each movement you make at the interactive Happy Dance activity.
Cozy up to rest, reflect, read, and bond in the Story Nook, where there is lower light and noise levels.
Spin the emotion wheel and make a face to express specific emotions at Show Me Happy.
Draw a representation of your family’s favorite activity at A Space to Share.
At the Fount of Wisdom, adults learn about brain development and five simple techniques that they can use as brain builders while children play with buttons that prompt sensory experiences.
Where is this exhibit located?
The Visiting Exhibits Hall is located on Floor 1, one level down from the main entrance, next to the Tinkerers Studio.
may – september 2023
january – may 2023
september 2022 – january 2023
may – september 2022
january – may 2022
september 2021 – january 2022
february – september 2020