Changing Exhibits

Two times a year our talented curatorial staff design, create and fabricate engaging exhibits in our Changing Gallery. Exhibit themed family workshops, performances and family art projects add to this exhibit experience.   

Ocean Zone March 28, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Our newest changing exhibit will take visitors deep in ocean waters to learn about the home of sharks, eels and jellies. Put on a scuba mask and explore our interactive exhibit featuring LIVE creatures of the sea. Learn about many different forms of sea life and how they adapt to each of the ocean’s mysterious “zones”.  Youngsters can put on a scuba mask and explore our interactive exhibit featuring LIVE creatures of the sea. Learn about many different forms of sea life and how they adapt to each of the ocean’s mysterious “zones”. Featured in this under-the-sea exhibit will be shark tank displaying mini shark families, Anemone & Jellyfish tanks, reef tanks with a multitude of live tropical species of fish, scavenger hunt area where kids will traverse the oceans of the world donning scuba goggles, and discover the Conservation Zone where kids will learn about ocean trouble zones and how they can help.  All this and more through January 7, 2018.  

Children of Hangzhou, Connecting with China January 23 -May 27, 2018

Join kids from Hangzhou, China for a close up experience of China today. Explore school, home, theater, and a farm, all set against a beautiful backdrop of traditional Chinese paintings. Try out some of their everyday activities: write in Chinese, cook with grandmother, plant rice, and perform in a traditional Chinese opera! Hangzhou combines the best of old and new, rustic countryside and modern urban center. The Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China exhibit presents China from the viewpoint of four young people. This exhibit was created by The Boston Children’s Museum and is part of the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, funded by The Freeman Foundation and administered by Association of Children’s Museums.