WonderLab offers an informal educational setting for engaging your mind and your senses in lifelong learning. Further enrichment is provided by a variety of innovative programs, activities, workshops, and festival events for children, families, adults, school groups, and educators.
WonderLab hosts a variety of programs focused on specific age ranges, science topics, and learning styles. We offer Pre-K sessions, hands-on workshops, activity stations, live animal programs, teen nights, and more. Many programs incorporate community partners from the rich resources in our community. These include Indiana University and Ivy Tech, local businesses, professional artisans, nonprofit organizations, clubs, and hobbyists. WonderLab programs strive to create exciting, diverse and formative learning experiences for visitors of all ages. Please see individual program listings for details, including target ages, format, and any registration or fees associated with the event.
RESCHEDULED Take 20% off gift store purchases on Tuesday, December 10, for yourself and for donations to Stuff-A-Bus, parked outside WonderLab from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm to accept donations of holiday gifts for local children in need. Stuff-A-Bus is a joint project of Bloomington Transit, WCLS 97.7 Classic Hits, and the Salvation Army.
Enjoy half-price admission during special evening hours and a performance of family-friendly seasonal musical selections by the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, December 14! Click here for details.
The Indiana University chapter of Autism Speaks U will present hands-on activities in the museum galleries to help museum visitors gain a better understanding of autism and how individuals with autism perceive the world on Sunday, December 15 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
RESCHEDULED Discover the fundamentals of sound at Science of Art: Found Sound on Saturday, December 21, from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm! Composer Malcolm Dalglish will demonstrate making music with spoons, bones, a propane tank drum, a film can snare drum, and an ancient hammer dulcimer. See also Reindeer Reserve: A Live Arctic Animal Show that same afternoon!