Sometimes, we host special events that take place at—where else?—Thinkery! Check out our web calendar to stay up-to-date with Thinkery events, or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

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Baby Day, February 8

Baby Day

Friday, February 8 

10 AM - 5 PM


Thinkery is partnering with First3Years on February 8, 2019, for Baby Day! This event will feature baby friendly activities such as baby yoga and music class, free giveaways and more!

Event Schedule:

10:00 AM - Museum Opens | Activity Stations Open Throughout the Day

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM – Toddler (18-36 Months) Yoga Session

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM – Infant (0-18 Months) Yoga Session

12:30 PM – 12:50 PM – Toddler (18-36 Months) Yoga Session

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM - Music Class

1:30 PM – 1: 50 PM - Infant (0-18 Months) Yoga Session

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM - Music Class

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM - Toddler (18-36 Months) Yoga Session

3:00 PM – 3:20 PM - Music Class

3:30 PM – 3: 50 PM - Infant (0-18 Months) Yoga Session

4:00 PM – 4:20 PM - Music Class

4:30 PM – 4:50 PM - Toddler (18-36 Months) Yoga Session

5:00 PM - Museum Closes

Music Class provided by Mi Casa Es Tu Casa
Yoga Class provided by East Austin Kids' Yoga
Sensory Activity provided by First3Years

Engineering Day at Thinkery, February 16


Engineering Day at Thinkery

Saturday, February 16

10 am - 5 pm


Join Thinkery in celebrating Engineering Week with a day full of hands-on activities and challenges for all ages. Activities are FREE with museum general admission except Think Labs: Cow Eye Dissection


Engineering Day Scheduled Activities:

Kitchen Lab

  • Think Labs (10 am-3 pm). Think Labs require pre-registration and space is limited. Reserve your tickets today.
  • Catapults (3 pm-6 pm) Ready, Set, Launch! Build a catapult and test your design to see how far you can launch a marshmallow

Story Nook

  • Hoop Gliders -  Design a glider that flies the longest distance possible.

Let’s Grow

  • Use wooden blocks to build an arch. How might you get it to balance on its own?

Move Studio

  • Design and build an obstacle course in Move Studio using Snug Play. These pieces challenge children to use their imaginations as they slide, turn and rearrange pieces.

Spark Shop:

  • Stomp Rockets (weather permitting) – Join us in Spark Shop and Spark Yard to build and test your own paper Stomp Rocket.
  • Making Connections- Use plastic straws and connectors to create and prototype a variety of inventions.
  • Design with cardboard- Get creative with cardboard by using tools and tape to build a tower, make a puppet, or wearable headpiece.

Story Time

  • Join us for Storytime at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Storytime will be themed around engineers, inventions, and creators.

More to Explore:

  • Join other community guests celebrating with us, including UT’s Women in Engineering Program!