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April 16, 2020

Meet Our Programs Manager

This week are highlighting one of the Treehouse staff, our wonderful Program Manager Wes Whitby. No one does a better job with children's theater, ParticiPlays,...

April 9, 2020

Meet an Artist/Author

This week we are excited to reintroduce you to a long-time Treehouse friend, children’s book author and illustrator Giles Laroche, who lives and works in Salem,...

April 2, 2020

Meet A Puppeteer

This first week we’re excited to share the work of award-winning storyteller, puppeteer, and artist, Randel McGee. Randel has been coming to Treehouse for more than two...

May 1, 2019

Occasionally at Treehouse we have someone (usually an adult) ask why we don’t have “computers and more tech” in our exhibits. Our answer is that we do have some games and activities that...

October 11, 2018

This summer I had the wonderful experience of having two young brothers bring an envelope full of money to me at Treehouse. It was bills and change donated by their friends and family in lieu of...

July 23, 2018

At Treehouse we see thousand of children and parents every week (175,000 visitors a year) and so we see lots of great parenting in action. We have learned a lot about what parents can do to...

June 1, 2018

“Summer Slide” sounds like a fun activity, but in reality it represents the learning loss many children experience during the months when they are not in school. Research by John Hopkins...

April 19, 2018

Two of the staff of Treehouse Children’s Museum had the opportunity to hear former First Lady Barbara Bush give the keynote address at the Association of Children’s Museum Conference in...

April 18, 2018

Treehouse Children’s Museum is all about “stepping into a story” and encouraging children and adults to share good stories from around the globe. From our story-based exhibits to our...

March 22, 2018

Last year Treehouse celebrated 25 years of providing exhibits and programs to families and schools in Northern Utah. We asked our members to volunteer to help us as “Silver Celebration Families,”...

February 13, 2018

Right now at Treehouse we are hosting a display of vintage comics in our Gazebo on the main staircase landing. We have giant comic book pages, original comic book art, figures, lunch boxes, and...

January 2, 2018

Visitors have noticed some big changes happening on Treehouse’s second level. The beloved Music Room exhibit has disappeared for a time to make way for a new exhibit based on early natural science...

October 30, 2017

Each year Treehouse Children’s Museum offers three or four Artists in Residence experiences, introducing children and their parents to working professionals in the arts who share how they make...

September 12, 2017

Every year Treehouse closes for three weeks in September, but it's not for a vacation! Instead, we do a deep, thorough cleaning of the entire Museum and take care of painting and maintenence...

August 14, 2017

At Treehouse we have a quote on one of our walls above an art collection of works created by children from around the globe. The quote is from Mahatma Gandhi who said, “If we are to reach real...

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