444 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

"The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination."

About the Museum

The Children’s Museum at Holyoke is dedicated to its mission to enhance the educational and cultural awareness of all children through the arts, the sciences, and the world around them. The Museum features participatory exhibits that invite interaction and programs which promote learning and self-discovery.

Parents and adults who accompany children to the Museum are strongly encouraged to participate in the exhibits and have fun and enjoy the amazement through the little ones eyes.

Museum Staff

Meet the staff around the museum and behind the scenes to bring the magic to our community.

Hello there, I am Juli, I use they/them pronouns. I feel lucky to be working at the very same place that inspired me so much as a child! I grew up in Holyoke and always looked forward to visits and field trips at the Children's Museum. It is satisfying now to be able to facilitate learning through play for all of the kiddos and folks who come. You can often find me running around the Museum during events and the weekdays. When I'm not at the museum, I spend my time playing video games and board games with my family!

Alex Dumas



Front of House Museum Staff

Ava Bergeron



Front of House Museum Assistant

Hello! My name is Ava Bergeron. I am 19, and I use she/her pronouns. I am in my second semester at Holyoke Community College as a Visual Arts major. I have always loved using my creativity to make art and express myself. You’ll often find me in the art studio leading paper making or other organized crafts, as well as walking around the museum floor when I’m not helping my birthday buddies. I am more than happy to assist you with anything you might need, please feel welcome to ask! Outside the museum, I am usually either studying for my classes or creating sculptures and pottery in the ceramic studio in HCC.

Drew Gorecki



Weekend Manager


Ella Stevenson



Front of House Museum Assistant

Hiya! My name is Emme, I use she/her pronouns and am the Programming Coordinator here at our museum! I studied Performance Creation with a focus on community engaged arts at University in Montreal, Canada before returning home to one of my favorite places in the world - Western Mass! With lots of arts and early childhood development experience under my belt you'll often find me running our events, having fun in the art studio, or at my desk brainstorming our next exciting projects! In my free time I love to read all the newest novels, brew pots of tasty tea, spend time with my 4 cats in my little greenhouse, and gaze at the moon!

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