Weekend & Monthly Events

Upcoming Events 

Nikon Small World Exhibit

Ends June 21, 2019
Included with general admission

Arizona Science Center will feature 20 prize-winning photomicrographs. The 2018 Nikon International Small World Competition recognizes excellence in photography through the microscope and showcases the top photomicrographs. These photomicrographs capture a glimpse of a world unseen by the naked eye and may be of great technical significance as well as sheer beauty to contemplate.


Maker Design Studio Week

Ages 11–18 | $8 per participant

Limited space. Pre-registration is recommended. 

Celebrate the National Week of Making with CREATE at Arizona Science Center®! Discover, learn, and experiment using tech and maker tools. Develop your skills in innovation and design. Our Maker Design Studio Week is intended to emphasize and inspire creativity, collaboration, and community.



CREATE Family Weekend Workshop 

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. | $5 per participant 
Recommended ages 7+ 
Located at CREATE, adjacent to the main Science Center building 

CREATE Family workshops offers a unique opportunity for families to learn together. Each month there is a different theme and challenge to tackle in CREATE, Arizona Science Center’s makerspace. Come make, play, and explore with making and learn how to use tools related to STEM. This a program for all ages with tiers of difficulty by age group. 


Oil Spill Clean Up Hands-On Science Labs

Saturday and Sunday* | 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m.

Become an environmental crusader. Learn about the ocean and the different ways we clean oil spills. See if you can discover the best method for keeping our oceans safe.