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STEAM Saturdays is a Neon Museum program that offers fun make-and-take activities, hands-on learning, and demonstrations designed to promote creative and critical thinking. This series is offered to families once a month from 10am-12pm.

$5 for attendees age 7 and up, children 6 and under are free. Members are FREE. Museums for All guests are FREE with EBT/SNAP/WIC or foster placement letter and valid ID. Advance registration is highly recommended.

**This is a drop-in style event. Once registered, you may come and go anytime between 10am-12pm.

What is STEAM learning? STEAM learning is an education strategy that integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math to encourage inquiry, discussion and problem-solving.  

Upcoming STEAM Saturday Events: 



June 10, 2023: Think Like a Curator!

What does a curator do? Let’s find out! Design your own mini exhibit, complete a condition report, discover the challenges of an outdoor museum, test your skills at historic paint matching, and learn about everything that goes into conserving our collection. The North Las Vegas Library District will be joining us with a hands-on activity.

Register for STEAM Saturdays: Think Like a Curator!

July 15, 2023: Illuminated Animation

This month’s theme is the art and science of animation. Learn about animated signs in the Neon Boneyard, create flipbooks and thaumatropes, and make your own stop-motion animated movie!The North Las Vegas Library Districtis back for some more fun!

Register for STEAM Saturdays: Illuminated Animation

August 19, 2023: Investigating Electricity

Are you ready to spark some fun with your family? Join us for an electrifying event where you’ll discover the wonders of electricity. You’ll make simple circuits, create static, write poems with Poetry Promise, and see how lightning works with a special activity by the National Weather Service. Registration coming soon.

September 16, 2023: Creating with Color

Do you love colors? Want to learn how they work and how to use them? Then join us for a colorful event where you’ll explore the science and art of color. You’ll learn how to mix colors, create optical illusions, and make your own rainbow. Don’t miss this chance to brighten up your day with creativity! Registration coming soon. 

October 7, 2023: You can be an Architect!

Ever wondered what it would be like to be an architect? Come find out! Learn all about architect Paul Revere Williams, FAIA, then using inspiration from his designs, sketch the front view of your dream home and create its floor plan. Williams designed almost every type of building you would find in a community. Choose your favorite and reconstruct or redesign it!  

This special STEAM Saturday will be held offsite. Location TBD. Registration coming soon.

November 18, 2023: Let's Make Music

Build your own instruments, find out how sound travels, and see how music relates to our museum collection. Don’t let this opportunity to have a blast with music and learning pass you by! Registration coming soon.

December 16, 2023: Glow on!

So, why do neon signs glow? We'll give you the answer and more at this STEAM Saturday all about glowing! Learn why things glow through bioluminescence, fluorescence, and more. Create your own art that glows under blacklight and special glow-in-the dark slime. Registration coming soon.


STEAM Saturdays is sponsored by Meow Wolf, Cox Charities, and the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the state of Nevada. 

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