MakerSpaceOpen Studio Weekends


Mar 4, 2017 to May 7, 2017
12:00 PM until 04:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Sunday.


Every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-4pm check out what we're building, making, and creating in our Open Studio hours! NUMU's Open Studio offers visitors of all ages a hands-on opportunity to explore, discover and create. Ages 4+, All children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

*$5 Material Fee for kids | Museum Admission price appiles to adults.
**No new entries to MakerSpace after 3:30pm.
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Activity Descriptions
Nature Journals

Saturday + Sunday March 4-5
Celebrate the start of spring by making a nature journal! We'll be binding our own journals, and adding leaf and flower prints and animal life drawings.

St. Patty's Celtic Knots
Saturday + Sunday March 11-12
Learn a little more about Irish history by creating your own celtic knots! Kids will be cutting out shapes and intertwining them on a bigger piece of paper to make a beautiful celtic collage.

Rock Painting
Saturday + Sunday March 18-19
Beautify your neighborhood by painting rocks and leaving them outside your home for a look that! We'll be painting rocks with mandalas, animal shapes, and even self-portraits.

DIY Buttons + Badges
Saturday + Sunday March 25-26
Design your own buttons or badges and express yourself! We'll be using shrink plastic and markers to design cool badges, then shrinking them in our oven and making them into wearable art.

Saturday + Sunday April 1-2
This project will really jump out at you! Come create a hilarious prank that you can play on your whole family--with art. We'll be decorating our own joke boxes and filling them with something to surprise your family and friends...

Fantastic Birds
Saturday + Sunday April 8-9
Create your own fantastic flock of birds with bright feathers of all colors, and carry them home with you!

Koinobori Carp Windsocks
Saturday + Sunday April 29-30
Carp windsocks are hung in Japan from April through May to celebrate Children's Day and the hope that the family's children will grow up brave. Put together and decorate a carp windsock in honor of Children's Day, then hang it up in front of your house!

May the 4th be with you! Star Wars Open Studio
Saturday + Sunday May 6-7
Carp windsocks are hung in Japan from April through May to celebrate Children's Day and the hope that the family's Celebrate May the Fourth at NUMU with a variety of arts and crafts set in a galaxy far, far, away. We'll be making light sabers, paper roll star wars characters, and light up May the Fourth Cards. So come finish your Jedi training and May the Fourth be with us!

Museum Admission
FREE for members
$6 Seniors, military and students with valid ID
General Admission is $10

MakerSpace Program Founding Sponsor: The Michael and Alyce Parsons Foundation

NUMU is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization tax ID 94-1619601

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$5 for Kids and Materials | Museum admission applies to adults


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106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA

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