WonderLab offers an informal educational setting for engaging your mind and your senses in lifelong learning. Further enrichment is provided by a variety of innovative programs, activities, workshops, and festival events for children, families, adults, school groups, and educators.
WonderLab hosts a variety of programs focused on specific age ranges, science topics, and learning styles. We offer Pre-K sessions, hands-on workshops, activity stations, live animal programs, teen nights, and more. Many programs incorporate community partners from the rich resources in our community. These include Indiana University and Ivy Tech, local businesses, professional artisans, nonprofit organizations, clubs, and hobbyists. WonderLab programs strive to create exciting, diverse and formative learning experiences for visitors of all ages. Please see individual program listings for details, including target ages, format, and any registration or fees associated with the event.
Enjoy half-price admission as you explore the art and science of dyeing fabric with indigo guided by textile artist Coley Gillespie during First Friday Evening Science of Art: Indigo Dyeing (August 1)!
Discover the chemistry of smoke, fire, explosions, and lots of other surprising reactions during Boom! A Chemistry Magic Show (August 2)!
<img alt="photo of WonderLab staff person demonstrating " dragon's="" breath""="" data-cke-saved-src="http://www.wonderlab.org/uploads/image/homepage/whats-new/wonka2014_450.png" src="http://www.wonderlab.org/uploads/image/homepage/whats-new/wonka2014_450.png" style="width: 100px; height: 100px; float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;">Get your golden ticket to the Wonder Wonka Food Factory (August 3) to enjoy new and old favorite magical edible chemistry activities!