It's about MESA

i.d.e.a. Museum


The fun, inspiring, and educational hands-on art museum for children and families traveling to Mesa, Arizona. Their museum includes popular art and art-inspired activities, while adding science, engineering and design-thinking in the multi-sensory experiences provided with an increased use of technology to support these offerings and even more opportunities for families to create together.


It's A Dog's Life ~ Dogs in Art exhibition  Sept. 30, 2016 - Jan. 22, 2017

dogs in art

It’s a Dog’s Life takes guests on a journey through art and hands-on activities to explore the life and social impact of domestic dogs and their wild canine cousins, including wolves, foxes, jackals and dingoes. Visitors of all ages will learn about different breeds from around the world, including their habitats, social relationships, history and occupations. 

Among the hands-on activities:
• Play pretend in the veterinarian clinic
• Crawl into a two-sided canine habitat to learn more about living spaces
• Create dog-shaped origami and dog masks
• Participate in a doggie sensory experience, featuring scent and sight


Off The Page ~ Pop Up Books exhibition Feb. 10 - May 28, 2017

off the page