Special Events

Elf Academy

Elf Academy is an annual fundraiser and the jolliest immersive experience of the holiday season for the entire family! Educational activities will guide your Elf-in-Training as they learn all the magical secrets of becoming one of the North Pole Elves. Once the morning training is complete, they'll earn their official Honorary Elf Badge and receive an Elf Academy Graduate T-shirt!

Elf Academy Reimagined

Welcome To Elf Academy Reimagined! - Sponsored by Old National Bank

Keep your PJ’s on because you’re invited to a Pajama Dance Party with cMoe!  Join us on December 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM and be ready to jam with your favorite elves for Elf Academy Reimagined!  This virtual event is a way to get your wiggles out and stay active!

Ignite It! Creativity Forum

Ignite It! Creativity Forum

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Ignite It! Creativity Forum brings together community and business leaders each year for an energetic professional development workshop & luncheon feature motivating stories and strategies to cultivate creativity, innovation and FUN.

Proceeds benefit cMoe, one of the most unique, educational and cultural resources for children & families.

Elf Academy

Elf Academy - Sponsored by Old National Bank

The North Pole needs more Elves! *Ticket sales have ended as of December, 6th*

Join us on December 14th for the jolliest, immersive holiday experience for the whole family. At Elf Academy, you'll discover all the magical secrets of being a North Pole Elf. During you training, you'll:

Early Learners Academy

Calling all preschoolers and their grownups! Join cMoe on Thursday and Friday mornings for Early Learners’ Academy. ELA is designed specifically to develop your child’s essential skills and knowledge needed for school readiness. Each themed session is developed and led by our early childhood professionals and is based on the Indiana Early Learning Foundations.

100 Men Who Cook

The ninth annual 100 Men Who Cook benefiting Children's Museum of Evansville is set for August 24, 2019 at the Old National Events Plaza!

This event is made possible by our Chefs Hat Sponsors: Ashley Furniture Home Store, Atlas Van Lines, Cold Stone Creamery, Deaconess Hospital, French Lick Resort and Casino, OneMain Financial, St. Vincent-Evansville Hospital, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Tools 4 Teaching, Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company, and The Koch Foundation.

Way Late Play Date

It’s an after hours PARTY for kids at heart!

Way Late Play Date is a chance for adults to experience the museum after hours and act like a kid again! Enjoy the happiest hours in Evansville with adult beverages, dancing in the street, team trivia, big kid tricycle races, karaoke, unlimited playtime in the museum and so much more! Jayson Munoz and Pizza Revolution trucks will be on-site for guests to purchase food.

Spring Break Luau

It's going to be tropical vacation right here at cMoe as we say “goodbye winter, hello spring!”

Our friend Daniel the Balloon Guy will be with us all day! Other activities include

  • 11 am Kinetic Sandcastles
  • 12:30 pm Lei Making
  • 2:00 pm Limbo Contest

Activities are made possible in part by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, and the Indiana Arts Commission, which receives support from the State of Indiana and the National Endowment for the Arts.