Spring Break Escape offers opportunities for exploration and fun on a budget. From face painting and crafts to musical guests and jaw-dropping science experiments, Spring Break Escape is packed with adventure for all ages. General museum admission applies.
Spring Break Escape 2019 Schedule
Children must be accompanied by an adult during all programs.
Friday, March 22
Slime and Scales Discovery Trek (Information Desk)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Frogs will be hiding in each gallery today! Grab your list of clues at the information desk and find them all, then hop on over to the Discovery Room for a prize!
Craft: Animal Masks (Great Hall)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Watch Neil Garrison create beautiful stone tools and arrowheads using traditional flint-knapping techniques!
Exploration Station: Bug Room (Great Hall)
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Come see flesh-eating beetles from the museum’s bug room! Meet our demestid technician and some of our smallest museum workers to learn about their important jobs!
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (Great Hall)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art presents an exploration into the amazing world of bugs! Create colorful nature drawings while looking at real insects and plant illustrations from the museum’s collection.
Phill Me Up Cheesesteaks Food Truck (Outside)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Head outside and join us for some tasty treats! Phill Me Up Cheesesteaks will be serving up cheesesteak sandwiches, Frito pies and more.
Art Station (Pleistocene Plaza)
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Unleash your inner artist at our art station! You can choose one of two designs to decorate, then take your masterpiece home with you.
Spaghetti Eddie (Great Hall)
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sing along to the fun, educational and silly songs of Spaghetti Eddie! Support a local musician and rock out to entertaining music for all ages!
Craft: Popsicle Stick Snakes (Great Hall)
1:30 to 4 p.m.
Oklahoma is home to many kinds of snakes that are all important to the environment. Join us to make popsicle snakes and learn some facts about these cool creatures.
Paint Your Own Face (Pleistocene Plaza)
2 to 4 p.m.
Get creative! Paint your face like a butterfly, spider or dragonfly.
Storytelling with Valerie Kimble (Great Hall)
2:15 to 2:45 p.m.
Join us for special stories and songs performed by professional storyteller, Valerie Kimble, who has told tales all over the world!
Digging in the Past (Great Hall)
2:45 to 4 p.m.
Stop by to see some awesome artifacts! Dig for arrow points, pottery and bone tools and learn all about the museum’s science-outreach program, ExplorOlogy®.