MakerPlace Workshops - Kentucky Science Center
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week, 9:30AM - 5PM. Advance tickets are recommended. Masks are required for all guests ages 2 and over.
Programs & Camps

MakerPlace Workshops

Programs & Camps

MakerPlace Workshops

Tinker, hack, design, and build – the Maker movement empowers the next generation of inventors and the MakerPlace gives them the tools to explore their creative ideas. Workshops are designed for ages 8 or older. MakerPlace times may vary; please call ahead to inquire about availability during your visit.

Check below to see our latest MakerPlace Workshop offerings. Or subscribe to our newsletter to learn about new workshops as they happen!

 

Pumpkin Painting

We provide the pumpkins and you provide the creativity for our always popular Pumpkin Painting workshop. Take home a one-of-a-kind artwork perfect for your front porch.

October 16th

We provide the pumpkins and you provide the creativity for our always popular Pumpkin Painting workshop. Take home a one-of-a-kind artwork perfect for your front porch.

Saturday, October 16th at 1:00PM

$20 per person/$15 members

Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.

Halloween Décor – Lantern Making

Show your creative side as you design, build, decorate your own Halloween décor. Then use it to light the night this Halloween season!

October 23rd

Show your creative side as you design, build, decorate your own Halloween décor. Then use it to light the night this Halloween season!

Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00PM

$20 per person/$15 members

Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.

Spooky Paint Pouring

Explore the world of pour art in this classic MakerPlace Workshop with a Halloween twist! Discover the different techniques and additives used to change the viscosity and behaviors of acrylic-based paint as you create your own spooky canvas.

October 30th

Explore the world of pour art in this classic MakerPlace Workshop with a Halloween twist! Discover the different techniques and additives used to change the viscosity and behaviors of acrylic-based paint (including glow-in-the-dark and UV-reactive selections!) as you create your own spooky canvas.

Saturday, October 30th at 1:00PM

$20 per person/$15 members

Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.

String Art

Participants will choose their own pattern to turn into an amazing keepsake.

November 6th

This art form is an unique combination of woodworking and textile work. Participants will choose their own pattern to turn into an amazing keepsake that you can hang up in your room at home.

Saturday, November 6th at 1:00PM

$20 per person/$15 members

Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.

Glass Bottle Lamp

Learn the art of glass etching as you create a perfect fall or winter centerpiece.

November 13th

Learn the art of glass etching as you create a perfect fall or winter centerpiece. Use stencils and glass etching cream to create your design, then light it up and enjoy it all season long!

Saturday, November 13th at 1:00PM

$20 per person/$15 members

Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.