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Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week from 9:30AM – 5:00PM. Tickets can be purchased online.
Programs & Camps

MakerPlace Workshops

Programs & Camps

MakerPlace Workshops

Tinker, hack, design, and build – the Maker movement empowers the next generation of inventors and 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!

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Hydrodipping

Using a technique known as hydrodipping, create abstract artwork on the surface of water and transfer the artwork directly to any surface.

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Using a technique known as hydrodipping, create abstract artwork on the surface of water and transfer the artwork directly to any surface.

Saturday, January 21st at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

Stained Glass

Design, cut, and solder your way through our stained-glass workshop as you learn the tools and techniques needed to create a unique work of art.

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Design, cut, and solder your way through our stained-glass workshop as you learn the tools and techniques needed to create a unique work of art perfect for gifting to a special someone on Valentine’s Day.

Saturday, February 4th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

Keepsake Explosion Box

Make a big impression with an interactive gift that’s sure to amaze!

February 11th

Make a big impression with an interactive gift that’s sure to amaze! Assemble a folding box with interactive keepsake elements that you will build from the ground up. Drawings, handwritten notes, or even pictures can be added to the keepsake box to add to the flair of receiving this surprise!

Saturday, February 11th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

Chaotic Art Creation

Explore the chaotic art creation process.

March 4th

Explore the chaotic art creation process that you’ve seen so much of on TikTok! You’ll create 3 piece of process art where no two are exactly alike.

Saturday, March 4th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

Geometric Terrariums

Assemble a home for your succulents that is both practical and beautiful in this glasswork workshop that will expand on your skills with a soldering iron.

March 25th

 

Assemble a home for your succulents that is both practical and beautiful in this glasswork workshop. Participants will have the chance to expand their skills with a soldering iron. Your choice of succulent included!

Saturday, March 25th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

Handmade Flower Press

Preserve the beauty of spring with a handmade flower press. Create keepsakes of springtime to enjoy now or use in your future crafting projects.

April 29th

 

Preserve the beauty of spring with a handmade flower press. Create keepsakes of springtime to enjoy now or use in your future crafting projects.

Saturday, April 29th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

3D UV Resin Art

Learn the art of turning layers of 2D paint into a 3-dimensional work of art as you create a one-of-a-kind resin pendant.

May 13th

 

Learn the art of turning layers of 2D paint into a 3-dimensional work of art as you create a one-of-a-kind resin pendant.

Saturday, May 13th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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

Found Object Birdhouse

Reduce waste and upcycle some of our found objects as you create something that is just as much a work of art as it is a home for nature.

May 20th

Reduce waste and upcycle some of our found objects as you create something that is just as much a work of art as it is a home for nature.

Saturday, May 20th at 1:00PM

$30 per person/$20 members

MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center.

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