Adult Workshops & Programs

Art Workshops

Microscape Embroidery

Saturday, August 10, 2024
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$25 per participant | $20 for IMAS Members

Reflect on the micro and macro at IMAS in this Adult Art Workshop. Participants will take a guided tour of the exhibit, Microscape, and work with various fabric and thread to create an original embroidered work of art inspired by our microscopic world. This workshop includes light refreshments.

Clay Sculptures

Saturday, October 19, 2024 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$20 per participant | $25 for IMAS Members

Get creative as you hand build your own modern sculptures with air dry clay in his adult workshop. This workshop includes a guided tour of the exhibit Ella.

Ojo Lata Calaveras

Sunday, October 27, 2024 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$25 per participant | $20 for IMAS Members

Celebrate Día de los Muertos and decorate your ofrenda this year with your hand made Oja Lata piece of art. Participants will see examples of Oja Lata from the IMAs Vauls as they cut, emboss, color, and put together their Oja Lata calavera.

Yarn Painting Patches

Sunday, November 24, 2024 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$25 per participant | $20 for IMAS Members

Mix the traditional art of yarn painting with DIy fun patches! Come create a few fun and quirky patches with friends and adhere them to your water bottle, laptop, tote bag, or go big and take it home as a new art piece to from.

Gel Print Making

Sunday, February 2, 2025 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$25 per participant | $20 for IMAS Members

Try out your skills at gel plate printmaking and create a one of a kind monoprint in this mixed media workshop. Experiment with plants, texture, photo transfers and more!

Science Workshops

Tamale Science

Saturday, December 7, 2024 |

1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

$25 per participant | $20 for IMAS Members

Discover the influence of corn in art through the IMAS Mexican and Latin American Folk Art collection. Learn about the cultural significance of tamales in Mexican and Latin American history, including the process of nixtamalization. In this hands-on adult workshop, participants will practice spreading masa, making tamales, and exploring the tamale-making process.

This event is for ages 17+

IMAS After Dark

Fright Night

Thursday, October 31, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$40 per participant | $30 for IMAS Members

Come out in your spooky fun Halloween costume and enjoy an evening free of kids at IMAS. Have a few drinks and explore the art and science interactive exhibits in El Estudio on Hallows Eve.

This event is for ages 18+, Participants 21+ must bring a valid I.D. to for drink tickets.

Crafty Connections

February 13, 2025 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$40 per participant | $30 for IMAS Members

Float into IMAS with your special someone or with friends and enjoy an evening free of kids at IMAS. Have a few drinks and explore art and science interactive exhibits in El Estudio. Create a love story at Animation Station, check your compatibility at Chain Reaction, Create friendship bracelets and more!

This event is for ages 18+, Participants 21+ must bring a valid I.D. to for drink tickets.

Cosmic Competition
Trivia Night

May 22, 2025 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$25 per participant | $30 for IMAS Members

Do you love to geek out about the cosmos and enjoy some friendly competition. Come enjoy some wine with friends at Cosmic Competition Trivia Night. Form a team, up to six people, or come solo and join a team and make new friends. Register in person, on the day of the event or pre-register online and secure your table!Brush up on your Solar System facts! Categories include: The Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Asteroid Belt, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.

This event is for ages 18+, Participants 21+ must bring a valid I.D. to for drink tickets.