Upcoming Events

Mac Barnett & Shawn Harris: The First Cat in Space Ate Pizza

Join New York Times bestselling author Mac Barnett and Caldecott Honor award-winning illustrator Shawn Harris to celebrate the release of The First Cat in Space Ate Pizza, based on the massively popular live cartoon. Seating is limited; advance tickets recommended.

Museum Mondays for Little Ones

Stories, crafts, and activities designed for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers. Held on the last Monday of the month March through September 2022. Drop-ins welcome. Register online or at the door.

Summer Science (Grades 1–3)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlist. Delve into the science of summer by baking solar s'mores, building the ultimate bug catcher, and cooling down with a day of hands-on water exploration and play. Also, make sand slime, an ocean sensory tube, and rainbow paper! Instructor: Angelica Blancas-Mims. Registration required. 

Digital Arts and Photography (Grades 4–6)

Experiment with digital photography and photo mix-ups, mash-ups, and editing. Create computer animation, draw and design with iPad apps, and delve into the world of 3D digital sculpting. Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required.

Summer Camps for Kids

Summer camps in fine art, cartooning, animation, hands-on cooking, science, and ice skating, too! Learn from published cartoonists Nathan Hale and Jess Smart-Smiley. Make your own movies and video games, create manga and Pokémon drawings, and more. Week-long camps available for kids ages 3 and up, with special fine arts camps just for teens. Junior Volunteer opportunities available for kids 12-14. Look for a complete camp schedule and fees here.

Summer STEAM (Grades 4–6)

Combine art, science, and creativity to build a strong straw tower, grow gummy bears, make a flashlight, and turn juice into noodles. Registration required. 

LEGO Animation 1 (Grades 1–3)

Build sets and characters with LEGOs to create a short LEGO stop-motion movie using iPads. Work in groups to add special effects, voices, and music! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Blast Off! (Grades 1–3)

Blast off into a week of space exploration. Learn about planets, constellations, and comets. Create a nebula in a jar and design light-up constellations. Also, build and test a space lander and launch water rockets. Instructor: Angelica Blancas-Mims. Registration required. 

Advanced LEGO Animation (Grades 4–6)

Build sets and characters with LEGOs to create a short LEGO stop-motion movie using iPads. Learn story structure and character development, and how to add lights, cameras, and green screen technology. No prior experience required. Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Coding and Gaming (Grades 4–6)

Learn the basics of coding online and offline through hands-on coding projects and games. Design your own digital characters and backgrounds and learn how to add them to your own video games. Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Peanuts and Kids Cook (Grades 1–3)

Make Charlie Brownies, Peppermint Patties, and a Snoopy favorite—pizza—several different ways: pizza wheels, pizza rolls, and taco pizzas, too! From savory to sweet, learn to make a variety of meals and treats to enjoy all week long. Registration required. 

Camp Freeze Mini (Grades Pre-K–K)

Enjoy our coolest camp ever! Create crystal snowflakes, watch hot chocolate erupt, excavate ice eggs, make a frozen sensory bag, and more! Instructor: Tami Tsark. Registration required.

Art Attack (Grades 4–6)

Spend a week exploring different types of art-making and media through fun, hands-on projects. Paint with watercolors, make a furry felt friend, sculpt with clay, experiment with print-making, and more! Instructor: Angelica Blancas-Mims. Registration required. 

Outdoor Art and Adventure (Grades K–6)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlist. Get up, go, and create! Keep moving all week with outdoor games and art activities. Make a colored-salt labyrinth to walk through, mold a marble mosaic, paint with fly swatters and sticks, and enjoy other fun, hands-on, outdoor eco-crafts. Instructor: Tami Tsark. Registration required. 

Kids Night at the Museum

Drop your kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum, including a pizza dinner, games, crafts, and cartooning. Recommended for ages 5–10. Advance registration required.

ONLINE: Manga and Anime (Grades 7 and up)

This is an online class. Dive into the world of manga with artist Barbara Golden. Learn how to draw your favorite manga and anime characters, including eyes, hair, and bodies, as well as Chibi, Shoho, and Ghibli characters using pencils, ink, markers, and watercolor. Registration required. 

Camp Freeze 2 (Grades 4–6)

Keep cool this summer by growing a crystal tree, making ice cream in a bag, and a sparkling winter luminary. Also, make a snow globe and a snow launcher and explore other cool and creative projects all week. Plus, ice skate Monday through Thursday at Snoopy's Home Ice! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Camp Freeze 1 (Grades 1–3)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlistKeep cool this summer by growing crystals, making ice cream in a bag, mixing snow slime, snowball soap, and a snow storm in a jar, and exploring other cool and creative projects. Plus, ice skate Monday through Thursday at Snoopy's Home Ice! Instructor: Elizabeth Smith. Registration required. 

Museum Mondays for Little Ones

Stories, crafts, and activities designed for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers. Held on the last Monday of the month March through September 2022. Drop-ins welcome. Register online or at the door.

Under the Sea: Marine Art (Grades 4–6)

Discover the colorful life in our oceans and learn how to draw, color, and paint sea animals, corals, and plants. Join artist Barbara Golden and learn sketching, outlining, and coloring with different media, including watercolors, colored pencils, and markers.**No class on Monday, July 4. Registration required. 

Art Lab (Grades 1–3)

Get messy mixing art and science. Make colorful fizzy ice cubes and glow-in-the-dark bouncing balls. Squeeze a lava lamp in a bag, paint with funnels, make marbled diffusion art, and more! Instructor: Mike Marquez.**No class on Monday, July 4. Registration required.

iPad Movie Making (Grades 4–6)

Learn how to make your own mini-movies! Explore story structure, green screens, and how to bring your characters to life using stop-motion animation and iMovie for live-action adventures. Instructor: Mike Marquez. **No class on Monday, July 4. Registration required. 

Camp Cool (Grades 1–3)

Have a cool n' crafty summer! Tie-dye with ice, make a frozen sensory bag, paint with ice cubes, design arctic animal fans, and create sparkling snow slime at the coolest camp yet! **No class on Monday, July 4. Registration required.

Let’s Make Comics with Jess Smart Smiley (Grades 4–6)

Join professional comics creator Jess Smart Smiley for a week of reading, exploring, and of course, making comics! Dive pencil-first into the world of captions, gutters, and panels as you build ideas for characters and stories, write and draw your own comics, and find out how comics work. Get ready to make your pencils sweat—Let's Make Comics! Registration required. 

LEGO Animation 2 (Grades 1–3)

Build sets and characters with LEGOs to create a short LEGO stop-motion movie using iPads. Work in groups to add special effects, voices, and music! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Painting on Canvas (Grades 6 and up)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlistJoin artist Barbara Golden to create custom creations inspired by the world around us. Learn how to paint clouds, grass, flowers, animals, glass objects, water, and more while experimenting with different paints, brushes, and painting techniques. This camp is for painters at any level. Registration required. 

Kids Cook Around the World (Grades K–6)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlist. From Norwegian baked apples to Japanese cucumber sushi, make and taste treats from around the world! Experiment with eggrolls in a bowl, wonton tacos, and more. Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Manga and Pokémon (Grades 4–6)

Learn to draw your favorite manga and Pokémon characters, and tap into your imagination to make your own creations, too! Join artist Barbara Golden to practice sketching and shading with pencil lines, outlining with black ink, and adding color to your manga art. Registration required. 

Cook it Up (Grades Pre-K–K)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlist. Have a deliciously fun week cooking up kid-friendly recipes. Make pancake muffins, ice cream cone cupcakes, healthy summer smoothies, and unicorn bark—and see how many savory snacks you can skewer on a stick! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Tinkering Lab (Grades K–6)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlist. Make it move with simple machines and basic robotics. Build a clothespin car, a crazy catapult, and simple brush and bug bots that move. Play with squishy circuits, build bridges and buildings, and see what other clever creations you can make! Registration required. 

Manga and Anime (Grades 6 and up)

Dive into the world of manga with artist Barbara Golden. Learn how to draw your favorite manga and anime characters, including eyes, hair, and bodies, as well as Chibi, Shoho, and Ghibli characters using pencils, ink, markers, and watercolor. Registration required. 

FREE Night

Enjoy FREE admission to the Museum and a live book reading by author Sue Hirsch at 5:30 pm. Hirsch will read from her Becoming Cleo series and with her young illustrators,  Jacob Mutschler and Corbin Giubbini. Hirsch will sign books and answer questions after the free reading.  

ONLINE: Manga and Anime (Grades 7 and up)

This is an online class. Dive into the world of manga with artist Barbara Golden. Learn how to draw your favorite manga and anime characters, including eyes, hair, and bodies, as well as Chibi, Shoho, and Ghibli characters using pencils, ink, markers, and watercolor. Registration required. 

Camp Freeze 4 (Grades 4–6)

Keep cool this summer by growing a crystal tree, making ice cream in a bag, and a sparkling winter luminary. Also, make a snow globe and a snow launcher and explore other cool and creative projects all week. Plus, ice skate Monday through Thursday at Snoopy's Home Ice! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Camp Freeze 3 (Grades 1–3)

This class is SOLD OUT. Click here to join the waitlist. Keep cool this summer by growing crystals, making ice cream in a bag, mixing snow slime, snowball soap, and a snow storm in a jar, and exploring other cool and creative projects. Plus, ice skate Monday through Thursday at Snoopy's Home Ice! Instructor: Tami Tsark. Registration required. 

Museum Mondays for Little Ones

Stories, crafts, and activities designed for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers. Held on the last Monday of the month March through September 2022. Drop-ins welcome. Register online or at the door.

How to ‘Toon: Cartooning Basics (Grades 1–3)

Have fun in a hands-on, active environment experimenting with facial expressions and drawing your own comic stories. Learn to draw your own characters using the alphabet and follow along with step-by-step instructions and live storytelling from cartoonist Joe Wos! Registration required. 

Fantasy Creatures and Worlds (Grades 4–6)

Create a world full of fantasy creatures like dragons, phoenixes, centaurs, and fantastic fairies with artist Barbara Golden. Learn basic drawing skills and coloring, blending, and shading to create your world with markers and watercolors. Registration required. 

ONLINE: How to ‘Toon: Cartooning Basics (Grades K–6)

This is an online class. Join cartoonist Joe Wos live from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and have fun learning the basics of shape, line, form, and structure in a hands-on, active environment. Follow step-by-step instructions as you learn to draw your own characters, experiment with facial expressions, and create your own comic characters and stories! Registration required. 

Snoopy’s Safari (Grades 1–3)

Join us for a weeklong safari adventure from the desert to the jungle and learn about the animals in these environments. Make a dessert terrarium, 3D giraffe artwork, zebra slime, Snoopy ears and puppet, and more! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

How to ‘Toon: Myths, Monsters, and Cryptids (Grades 4–6)

Take an adventure in cartooning with Greek myths, monsters, and lively drawing instruction from cartoonist, maze-maker, and storyteller Joe Wos. Learn to draw fantastical creatures like the mighty Minotaur and mystical Medusa. Mash them up with unicorns and Bigfoot, and mix-and-match monstrous features like twisty horns to create your own crazy cryptid characters! Registration required. 

ONLINE: How to ‘Toon: Myths, Monsters, and Cryptids (Grades 4 and up)

This is an online class. Join cartoonist Joe Wos live from the Charles M. Schulz Museum for an adventure in cartooning, complete with Greek myths, monsters, and lively drawing instruction! Learn to draw fantastical creatures like the mighty Minotaur and mystical Medusa. Mash them up with unicorns and Bigfoot, and mix-and-match monstrous features like twisty horns to create your own crazy cryptid characters! Registration required. 

CARTOON-A-THON

Celebrate the Schulz Museum’s 20th anniversary with some of today’s top cartoonists, including Reza Farazmand (Poorly Drawn Lines), Nathan Pyle (Strange Planet), and Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Sisters, and Drama). Also play drawing games with professional cartoonists and meet cartoonists creating today.

Comic Creator’s Boot Camp with Nathan Hale (Grades 4–6)

From single-panel jokes to starting a graphic novel, learn the basics of writing and drawing comics with New York Times best-selling graphic novelist Nathan Hale, creator of the Hazardous Tales series. This class will cover character design, panel layouts, visual gags, action scenes, and everything the young artist needs to know to tell stories in the comic format. Registration required. 

Art Lab Mini (Grades Pre-K–K)

Get messy mixing art and science. Make your own paints, freeze ice cubes that fizz with color, mix sparkly homemade slime, and watch out for cool chemical reactions! Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required. 

Surf’s Up! (Grades K–6)

Cool down with water experiments and activities all week. Construct a water wheel, make a water cycle terrarium, and take a pretend trip to the beach by building a magnetic sand castle and learning about colorful sea creatures. Instructor: Mike Marquez. Registration required.