Creepy Carnival Haunted House
Oct. 11–31, 2014
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up for the ride of your life at the Creepy Carnival, the Children’s Museum Guild’s 51st Annual Haunted House! From the midway to the sideshows, this carnival of characters will have you squealing with fright and delight.
The Haunted House offers IPL’s Lights-On Hours (for children who scare easily) and Defender Direct’s Frightening Hours (with the lights off, for children who dare to be scared). XTREME SCREAM late nights take fright to the next level on select Friday and Saturday nights for super-brave visitors. Tickets for Lights-On and Frightening Hours are $7 at the door; Xtreme Scream tickets are $12. All tickets are available at The Children’s Museum Box Office.
Sept. 27-Dec. 14
Artist Shirley Familian explores the infinite possibilities of postage stamps as pattern and design materials. Visitors will be able to view and explore the colorful, complex patterns of Familian's work.
TRANSFORMERS: More Than Meets the Eye
March 7–July 26, 2015
As Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS franchise celebrates its 30th Anniversary, get ready for a museum exhibit that shows the fun and innovation that has gone into the creation of the iconic robots. This exhibit will showcase the heroic Autobots and villainous Decepticons, including favorites like Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Grimlock. Since their introduction in 1984, TRANSFORMERS characters have converted from robots to vehicles, jets, dinosaurs, and animals. The excitement and fast-paced action of a brand new animated series, Robots in Disguise from Hasbro Studios will debut in 2015 and the exhibit will feature new characters that will be sure to inspire families to create even more new stories. What are the secrets to creating something that can move and twist and contort itself into an entirely different being? TRANSFORMERS fans of all generations can use their own imaginations and explore the design and engineering that goes into crafting these beloved characters.
TRANSFORMERS, all related characters and MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2014 Hasbro. All rights reserved.