Something New Every Day

There are so many new things to do at the Washington Pavilion this month! Join us for a variety of fun activities and demonstrations throughout our museums. The daily programs offer guests an opportunity to further engage and interact with art and science in a variety of new and different ways.

Things to Do in July

Theme: Summer Fun

July 20 | Tinker Build Create | Design an ice cream scoop & Cone Tower Engineering Challenge
July 21 | Crafternoon | Cupcake Liner Ice Cream Collage 
July 21 | National Ice Cream Day
July 27 | Tinker Build Create | Pool Noodle Roller Coasters
July 28 | Crafternoon | Pointillism Sun Art

Visual Arts Center Gallery Activities

Eclogues | Bates Trimble Gallery | Conversation Starter

Oscar Howe Legacy Across Four Generations  | Egger Gallery | Art Through The Senses Kiosk

Tarot: The Art of Fortune | Shultz Gallery | Tarot Card Interactive

What would that something be: Artwork by SDSU Faculty  | University Gallery | Conversation Starter

Take Me to Your Moon: Journeys Into the World of Dementia  | Contemporary Gallery | Conversation Starter

Our daily activities rotate often and may not be available every month. 
See this month’s calendar toward the top of the page for our current offerings.

Science on Wheels

These traveling carts allow you to experience science up-close, in a hands-on setting and led by our trained staff. Look for Science on Wheels throughout the museum during your visit.

Tech Tuesday

Come explore what happens when creativity and technology collide! A different activity is available often, facilitated by our Education staff. Select Tuesdays from 2:30–4 p.m. in the Jack's Imagination Lab.


Sunday afternoons are a great time to get crafty and try something new! A different, self-guided craft project is available each week. Share your completed project on social media with the hashtag #wpcrafternoon. Sundays from 12–5 p.m. in the Raven Children’s Studio.

Tinker Build Create

A little bit of art, a little bit of engineering and a whole lot of fun! A different, self-guided project is available every Saturday. Share your completed project on social media with the hashtag #wptbc. Saturdays from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. in the Jack’s Imagination Lab.

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