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This non-profit institution aims to get children to "think, play, create" through engaging with contemporary art—which is another way of saying that there's a lot of really cool stuff here for kids to climb on, bang on, paint, manipulate, and observe. One of the first "green" museums in the state, the cavernous, three-story space features a modern industrial design and plenty of lively interactive exhibits designed by local artists. These exhibits are rotating and unified by common theme. The  subject, "Feast," for example, inspired the Sound Kitchen, a recording studio using ordinary kitchen equipment for musical instruments. Arts and crafts workshops are offered daily and may involve papermaking, sculpting with clay, or painting an old tractor.