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2017 Creativity Festival

Sun, Sep 17, 2017
10:00am – 4:00pm
Children’s Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens
799 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA
(415) 543-1718


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Join us in celebrating the creative and innovative spirit of San Francisco with hands-on, family-friendly activities in the Yerba Buena Children’s Garden. Produced by the Children’s Creativity Museum with support from the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District, all ages are invited to:

  • Enjoy live clowning performances by Unique Derique
  • Experience MoAD in the Classroom, the Museum of the African Diaspora’s art-based visual literacy program
  • Fog Painting – Apply science and watercolor painting to create a foggy explosion
  • City Lights Cyanotypes – See your cityscape go from day to night as we explore with cyanotype paper
  • Fuzzy City – Design a felt city at our fuzzy engineering table
  • How High Can it Go? – Engineer a building that pushes the limits of gravity. Then, conduct structural testing at the wind and earthquake stations.
  • Slime Time! – Experiment with different ingredients to create your own slime
  • Parachutes and Flying Machines – Design and test your own parachutes and flying machines using a zipline
  • And join Toca Boca with a surprise hands-on activity in Co-Lab!

This event is FREE thanks to the support of 

Creativity Festival activities will be held in the Children’s Garden and are free for all ages. General museum admission is $12.95 for ages two and older.