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Maine Discovery Museum to host free COVID-19 vaccination clinic

BANGOR – Maine Discovery Museum, in partnership with the City of Bangor and Bangor Public Health and Community Services, will host a COVID-19 Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Maine Discovery Museum for…

Learn about life at the Tennessee Aquarium & Creative Discovery Museum

Job : Jul 14, 2022 / 10:05 a.m. EDT Updated: Jul 14, 2022 / 10:05 a.m. EDT CHATTANOOGA, TN (WATE) — The Chattanooga Summer PLAYlist gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty of the world around us at the…

The Children’s Discovery Museum puts the fun into fundraising

The Children’s Discovery Museum held its Legacy for Children Award fundraiser last weekend, the first in-person since 2019, and some very smart decisions were made by Executive Director Marilee Jennings and event co-chairs Alan Marks and Kim DeCarlis. The first…

Exclusive preview of the progress of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert reimagining

The temporary closure of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert in Rancho Mirage in December 2020 has left Coachella Valley families wondering when the beloved museum will reopen. The space known for its interactive luminaries and hands-on learning exhibits…

What’s next for the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum in Nevada?

The Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum in Nevada celebrated its 10th anniversary on May 25 after opening on September 10, 2011. So why is the museum late for its own birthday party? Like most places in the world, the COVID-19…

Newcastle’s Discovery Museum in line for major renovations to reverse ‘state of serious decline’

Newcastle’s famous Discovery Museum is about to get a makeover. Newcastle’s Discovery Museum is set to be refurbished in hopes of making it a “major attraction” for the city. Bosses of the popular science and local history museum have revealed…

Children’s Discovery Museum unleashes the imagination while learning | New

Lexi Frank, 7, left, looks at artwork by Kendall Matey, 7, right, during summer camp Tuesday at the Children’s Discovery Museum. Duy Vu | [email protected] “Please touch” is the message of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent in…

Free Family Day at the Redwood Discovery Museum on June 5 (plus the new Benjamin Franklin exhibit)

This is a press release from KEET-TV: The Redwood Discovery Museum presents an exciting new exhibit, Benjamin Franklin-Inventionsopening on Sunday May 29 at noon with a FREE Family Day on Sunday June 5, 2022. Benjamin Franklin had the best sense…

Newcastle’s Discovery Museum launches project to explore themes of empire and migration

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums has been awarded £17,000 for a new research project at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle to explore how themes of empire, migration and life in Britain are represented in collections of the museum. It…

The Discovery Museum celebrates its 40th anniversary – WaylandeNews

Inclusive Artistic Performances, Free STEM + Movie Nights, Discovery After Dark 21+ Event, Free Community Day, 1982 Month Prizes, Free Friday Nights and more are planned as a community thank you for 40 years of support Acton, MA – Discovery…

Los Trompos opens at the Bay Area Discovery Museum on May 21!

Get ready to live the experience Los Trumpos, a colorful and fun new interactive art installation at the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito, opening Saturday, May 21, 2022! These lively, eye-catching, larger-than-life “spinning tops” were created by contemporary Mexican…

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum to Host Summer Camps | Local News

Children ages 8 to 12 on the Central Coast can attend the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum Summer Science Camps in June and July. The museum will host two camps – the Space Explorers Camp and the Discovery STEAM Camp….

Children’s Discovery Museum, partner artist to produce exhibits

The Children’s Discovery Museum of Central Maine is partnering with artist and Lunder Institute for American Art Fellow Veronica Perez to create one-of-a-kind interactive artworks through community workshops, which will be used in the new museum exhibit. The Children’s Museum…

‘Doctors in Concert’ fundraiser for the Children’s Discovery Museum | Music

After two years of virtual events, the Children’s Discovery Museum’s “Doctors in Concert” fundraiser returns in person at 6 p.m. Friday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Bloomington. Tickets are $50 and are on sale through Wednesday at childrensdiscoverymuseum.net….

Children’s Discovery Museum launches campaign to complete $1.6M construction in Waterville

The Children’s Discovery Museum of Central Maine has launched a $350,000 fundraising campaign to complete the $1.6 million construction of its new home in Waterville. The museum, which has served the area for nearly 30 years, has already raised more…

Special hours today at the Discovery Museum

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Students in the Washoe County School District are having the day off. After Easter Sunday, entertaining children in a fun way is possible! The Discovery Museum has special hours on this professional development day. The Discovery…

Maine Discovery Museum appoints interim executive director

The Maine Discovery Museum, a children’s museum in Bangor, has named Kate Dickerson as interim executive director, succeeding outgoing executive director Niles Parker. Parker recently said he would start a similar position in mid-May at the Nantucket Historical Association in…

Maine Discovery Museum appoints interim executive director

BANGOR, Maine – The Maine Discovery Board of Trustees has named Kate Dickerson interim executive director of the Maine Discovery Museum. Dickerson will succeed outgoing executive director Niles Parker, who recently announced he will become executive director of the Nantucket…

Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor appoints interim director

The Maine Discovery Museum in downtown Bangor has appointed an interim executive director. The museum’s board has chosen Kate Dickerson to succeed Niles Parker, who leaves Bangor in mid-May to take over as head of the Nantucket Historical Association. Dickerson…

Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor appoints interim director

The Maine Discovery Museum in downtown Bangor has appointed an interim executive director. The museum’s board has chosen Kate Dickerson to succeed Niles Parker, who leaves Bangor in mid-May to take over as head of the Nantucket Historical Association. Dickerson…

Maine Discovery Museum appoints interim executive director

BANGOR, Maine – The Maine Discovery Board of Trustees has named Kate Dickerson interim executive director of the Maine Discovery Museum. Dickerson will succeed outgoing executive director Niles Parker, who recently announced he will become executive director of the Nantucket…

Maine Discovery Museum executive director to step down in May

Niles Parker, who served as executive director of the Maine Discovery Museum in downtown Bangor for nearly 12 years, will step down from his post in May. Parker will start a new job as executive director of the Nantucket Historical…

Maine Discovery Museum executive director to step down in May

Niles Parker, who served as executive director of the Maine Discovery Museum in downtown Bangor for nearly 12 years, will step down from his post in May. Parker will start a new job as executive director of the Nantucket Historical…

My World Discovery Museum Hosts Stand with Ukraine Fundraiser

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – The My World Discovery Museum brings a sense of wonder and excitement to our young locals and on Tuesday they wanted something more. The museum held its Stand with Ukraine fundraiser, with proceeds going to relief…

The “Healthy Me” exhibition rewarded at the Children’s Discovery Museum | To go!

NORMAL — The Children’s Discovery Museum’s “Healthy Me” exhibit has been honored by the Illinois Museum Association. The exhibit, which opened on the museum’s first floor in May 2021, won the association’s Achievement Award, announced virtually at the annual awards…

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum Highlights Healthcare Heroes | Local charities

An interactive exhibition at Children’s Discovery Museum famous north county Health care workers. photography of crocs The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum and Palomar Health have partnered to honor healthcare workers who help keep the community safe and inspire the…

Discovery Museum bounces back with plans for new exhibit | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER – After a two-year period in which the COVID-19 pandemic threatened not only its day-to-day operations, but its very existence, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum has rebounded with new staff members and plans for a new exhibit permed. “We…

Children’s Discovery Museum Extends Opening Hours for Spring Break | Arts and Theater

Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas probably never debated or gave speeches in the Dimmitt’s Grove neighborhood east of downtown Bloomington, despite the “Lincoln Oak” plaque stating so. The plaque can be found along East Jackson Street behind the Vrooman…

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is open for winter vacation!

The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) will be open all week for the mid-winter holidays! Usually open Wednesday through Sunday, the museum will be open for hands-on educational entertainment Monday through Sunday, February 21-27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore…

Discovery Museum reopens its doors to the public, celebrates with Chamber mixer | Local News

After being closed to the public for nearly two years, the Santa Maria Discovery Museum for Children is now open for limited hours on weekends. Museum staff, volunteers, board members and consultants are thrilled. To celebrate this partial return to…

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum excited, proud to reopen | Chamber Spotlight | Valley life

It has been difficult to reopen the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum after extended closures of the facility during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, but with the implementation of new safety procedures and a smooth opening during the winter,…

The Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor reopens to the public

The museum is reopening after a nearly two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Visitors must make an online reservation before proceeding. BANGOR, Maine – On Thursday, the Maine Discovery Museum reopens to the general public after a nearly two-year hiatus…

Maine Discovery Museum reopens to the public

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – The Maine Discovery Museum is officially open to the public once again. The popular downtown Bangor spot has been closed since the pandemic began. From reptiles to reading rooms, kids and parents were busy exploring all…

Children’s Discovery Museum gets NEA grant to help with pandemic recovery – The Mercury News

The Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose is set to receive a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as part of the US bailout, created to help the arts and culture sector recover from the pandemic…

The Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor will reopen to the general public

Exciting things are happening at the Maine Discovery Museum, including its reopening to the general public next week. The Maine Discovery Museum on Main Street in downtown Bangor takes STEAM learning to a whole new level, with kids learning through…

Children’s Discovery Museum to celebrate 25 years | Entertainment

NORMAL — Ellie Dew is proud to know the Children’s Discovery Museum from both sides of the counter. “I remember going to the old museum with my siblings and my mom and playing in the little grocery area. My favorite part…

The Making of—and Effort to Save—the Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Share Tweet Share Share Email Is it just me, or does everyone have a first recollection of hearing about Bigfoot? OK, yeah, it’s just me. Growing up in Santa Cruz, my parents were childbirth instructors. Every Wednesday, they would have…

Pandemic Stories: The Children’s Discovery Museum, the CV History Museum and the PS Art Museum Cope With the Closure—and Develop Reopening Plans

The coronavirus has made a lot of people realize they’ve been living life with a gross underappreciation for human connection—including the ability to go to a museum and learn with others. So … how do museums serve the public when…

Watch now: Discovery Museum exhibit gets upgrade | Health

A new medical exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum is science based. READ MORE HERE. David Proeber NORMAL — Hundreds of thousands in fundraising dollars, two years and one pandemic later, the “Healthy Me!” exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum in…

San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum Announces Upcoming Family Immunization Clinics – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (BCN) — The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will host another vaccination clinic on Sunday for eligible children and their families. The clinic follows a similar vaccination effort at the…

The Children’s Discovery Museum will host another Covid vaccination clinic

The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will host another vaccination clinic on Sunday for eligible children and their families. The clinic follows a similar vaccination effort at the museum on January 2….

Discovery Museum’s new exhibit needs a few more donations – The Morning Sun

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum needs a few more donors to help fully fund its new exhibit. The museum’s next exhibition is called “3, 2, 1…Blast Off! It is a rocket climbing structure that also offers different STEM components such as…

SJ’s Children’s Discovery Museum offers free passes for vaccinated guests at clinic – NBC Bay Area

The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will co-host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Sunday, providing free access to the museum for families getting vaccinated. The clinic will be open to residents ages…

CEO of Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert gives back with joy

For Cindy burreson, a passion for volunteering has always been in her heart. Burreson, who is CEO of the Discovery Museum of the Children of the Desert, supports organizations, issues and people who are deeply meaningful in her life. She…

Watch now: New Year’s Eve celebrations start early at the Children’s Discovery Museum 🎉 | Family

Children of all ages were looking for a better year 2022 as the New Year arrived. David Prober NORMAL — “Five…four…three…two…one! Happy noon!” Children and families shouted excitedly as colored paper exploded above the Children’s Discovery Museum in Normal, counting…

Discovery Museum Winter Camps End With Robotics Competition | Local news

Two science camps for young people at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum ended Thursday after several days of space discovery and robotics. The four-day robotics camp, which began on Monday, allowed young people aged 8 to 14 to build…

Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum is working on a new exhibit

The Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum celebrates its ninth anniversary on Monday. They are working on building a brand new exhibit – 3-2-1 Blast Off, after years of growing and expanding the museum. Executive director Lisa Phelps describes the finished exhibit…

The Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum offers a variety of events, from camps to encourage learning during school vacations

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – The Children’s Discovery Museum in Normal is ready to help local families learn and play during the school holidays. It offers various day camps, events and learning opportunities for children. Masks are mandatory for all visitors,…

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum opens for first time since pandemic with children’s winter camps during the holidays | Projector

The following article was published on December 15, 2021 in the Santa Maria Sun – Volume 22, Number 42 [ Submit a Story ] The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] – Volume 22, Number 42 Santa…

Discovery Museum to host COVID-19 clinic to help Bridgeport overcome vaccine hesitancy

Bridgeport’s Discovery Science Center and Planetarium will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday. It will also offer bilingual services to parents who are reluctant to get vaccinated. The center has partnered with community groups around Bridgeport to offer bilingual…

Normal Council approves contract for overhaul of Children’s Discovery Museum exhibit – CIProud.com

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Normal Council approves contract for redesign of Children’s Discovery Museum exhibit

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – At Normal, a favorite exhibit from the city’s Children’s Discovery Museum is getting a makeover. City Council on Monday approved a contract with Bloomington-based architectural firm Scharnett Associates to design construction plans to redesign the museum’s…

Children’s Discovery Museum is making plans for the next decade of educational entertainment

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – Normal leaders are putting the start of the children’s museum of discovery future into action. On Monday, the normal city council approved spending $ 50,000 on a 10-year plan for the museum. The City of Normal…

New in-store master plan for the Children’s Discovery Museum | Politics

A new medical exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum is science-based. READ MORE HERE. David proeber NORMAL – The Children’s Discovery Museum is gearing up for its next decades of exhibits and projects with a new master plan. The “Healthy…

“Adult night at the museum”

Adults are encouraged to let their inner child come out to play at the Redwood Discovery Museum’s first “Adults Night at the Museum”, which will take place on Saturday, October 16 from 7 to 9 pm. The fundraiser – for…

Spotlight on MCOE education: the Merced Kids Discovery museum combines fun and learning

Fresno, Calif. (KFSN) -Segment ABC30, Education Spotlight, Action News anchor Landonberg chats with staff from the Merced County Department of Education (MCOE) on some of the biggest topics in the ‘education. The New North Valley Children’s Museum is looking for…

Discovery Museum in Bridgeport reopens under the direction of the University of the Sacred Heart

In March 2020, the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport was forced to close when the Covid-19 pandemic took hold. But unlike other cultural institutions, the establishment remained closed when the state gave the green light to reopen in June…

The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert will reopen in December 2022 »Holtville Tribune

The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert opened its first exhibits in 1990, beginning its mission to engage and educate young children in the Coachella Valley. Over the next three decades, the Rancho Mirage Museum has won numerous awards and…

Renamed and rejuvenated, the SHU Discovery Museum opens its doors

FAIRFIELD, CT – A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday to christen the new science center and discovery planetarium at the University of the Sacred Heart. The university and local authorities were on hand to open the doors after the school…

Creative Discovery Museum unveils new solar panel display system

Creative Discovery Museum is expanding its sustainability efforts with a new educational exhibit, Solar @ CDM, accompanied by a new 41.9 kilowatt (kW) solar panel system to its existing 10 kW system. The project is the first of many exhibitions…

Golden Crescent Children’s Discovery Museum to Host Gala | Entertainment

The Golden Crescent Children’s Discovery Museum gala, which has become a delicious street side meal provided to take away due to the pandemic, will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 16. The theme of the gala…

Children’s Discovery Museum reopens, first new exhibit | Lifestyles

NORMAL — After closing 14 months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Children’s Discovery Museum is reopening to the public with an all-new exhibit. Beth Whisman, executive director of Normal Cultural Arts and the Museum, said staff members had…

Destination Illinois: Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum has something for all ages

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – For a family taking a vacation, there is always the question “What about the children?” What will they do?” In Normal mode, just take the kids where they want to go. The sound of kids playing,…

Destination Illinois: The Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum offers something for all ages

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — For a family on vacation, there is always the question: “And the children? What will they do?” In Normal, just take the kids where they want to go. The sound of children playing, exploring and learning…

The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is ready to celebrate a milestone after surviving COVID-19 | Winchester star

WINCHESTER — Just months after the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to close its doors for good, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum has bounced back and is celebrating its 25th anniversary. “We’ve had a really tough year,” museum executive director Dawn Devine…

“Family Fun Day” at the Coastal Discovery Museum

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED… CALL THE NUMBER AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN N. TODAY– THE COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM ON HILTON HEAD IS HOSTING A DAY OF FAMILY FUN 10 TO 1 THIS AFTERNOON ON 7-0 HONEY HORN DRIVE. THIS…

The Discovery Museum announces its programs

The Discovery Museum is located at 177 Main Street in Acton. All programs are free with entry, unless otherwise specified. Advance reservations are required to visit the museum due to COVID security protocols. Visit http://discoveryacton.org for hours, COVID security protocols…

Olson Kundig Unveils Reimagined Bay Area Discovery Museum

Olson Kundig has shared new details and photographs of the recently completed campus-wide renovation of the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM). The STEM and arts-focused children’s museum is on the grounds of Fort Baker, listed on the National Register of…

Community Spotlight: Explore More Discovery Museum

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — What began as a grassroots organization in 2002 has become a centerpiece of downtown Harrisonburg. Children and families come from all over to play and explore. “We believe children learn best through hands-on, authentic experiences,” said…

Discovery Museum announces its programs

Discovery Museum is located at 177 Main St., Acton. All programs are free with admission, unless otherwise stated. Advance reservations are required to visit the museum due to COVID safety protocols. Visit http://discoveryacton.org for hours, COVID safety protocols and to…

Municipal Court to Teach Road Safety at Children’s Discovery Museum | Victoria

The City of Victoria Municipal Court will host an educational event to teach children about road safety at the Children’s Discovery Museum on July 17. Children will learn through hands-on activities and discussions with Victoria City Court Judge Vanessa Heinold….

Discovery Museum receives $ 1 million grant for environmental improvements

Discovery Museum announced a five-year, million dollar challenge grant awarded by the Sheth Sangreal Foundation, founded by Brian Sheth and Adria Sheth, to support the museum’s sustainability plan – including conversion to solar electricity – associated with broader environmental education…

Discovery Museum receives $1 million for sustainability and inclusivity

Austin’s Sheth Sangreal Foundation has awarded a five-year, $1 million grant to the Discovery Museum in Acton to support the museum’s sustainability and inclusion efforts. The Discovery Museum, an interactive series of exhibits with a focus on scientific exploration, plans…

Caterpillars on display at the Acton Discovery Museum

ACTON – Sometimes it’s important to take risks. This is especially true for caterpillars, as they crawl to their favorite plants for dinner – often with intricate body movements and a legion of tiny feet. To provide traction, some even…

Maine Discovery Museum announces eight weeks of summer camp

BANGOR – Maine Discovery Museum will open for summer camps in July and August. This summer camp is offered to our friends ages 5-10 and will run Monday-Friday July 6-August 27 with different themes each week plus two bonus weeks…

Children’s Discovery Museum set to welcome back guests after long hiatus | Characteristics

The Children’s Discovery Museum will reopen to the public next Thursday after 14 months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors will need to schedule reservations and prepay. There will be timed entry with limited admission. Visitors aged two…

Science and Discovery Museum to reopen after two years of closure

PANAMA CITY Fla. (WMBB) – If you like to explore then you are in luck because the Northwest Florida Science and Discovery Museum is about to reopen. The museum has been closed for more than two years after being damaged…

The Children’s Discovery Museum hopes to reopen on May 1

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – Back in business after COVID-19 forced them to close their doors, the Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum is putting the finishing touches on how to reopen safely. Over the past year, COVID-19 has forced the Children’s Discovery…

Children’s Discovery Museum is hiring staff ahead of possible reopening in May

Uptown Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum tentatively plans to reopen on May 1, but there are plenty of moving parts that staff must take into account. Executive Director Beth Whisman said staffing and building readiness were among the factors, but through…

The Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum offers COVID-safe activities and events for guests – The Morning Sun

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum is finding ways to stay safe and provide activities for community members. “Our hours are Thursday through Monday from 10 am to 6 pm,” said Lisa Phelps, executive director of…

Creative Discovery Museum launches competition for new Plaza art piece

The Creative Discovery Museum is launching a national competition to create an interactive work of art that will be the centerpiece of a redesigned entrance and plaza. In the first phase of the competition, CDM is looking for qualifications artists…

Creative Discovery Museum launches nationwide competition for new Plaza art piece

The Creative Discovery Museum is launching a national competition to create an interactive work of art that will be the centerpiece of a redesigned entrance and plaza. In the first phase of the competition, CDM is looking for qualifications artists…

The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert at Rancho Mirage has a new CEO

Cindy Burreson will transition from acting director to full-time CEO of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert at Rancho Mirage starting Monday. The museum has been closed for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some online programs…

The Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose reopens to the public on March 5

Photo credit: Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Facebook page Posted by: Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021 The Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose reopens its outdoor educational space, Bill’s Backyard, to the public on Friday, March 5. The museum first…

Saving the museum from discovery | It’s personal

Wednesday afternoon was their weekly supervised visit with their mother; each week they would come to the same room with the same books and toys, while I would sit on a desk chair by the door to take notes. Before…

Creative Discovery Museum puts a delicious spin on its annual fundraiser

The Creative Discovery Museum’s annual fundraiser, AmuseUm, was one of the last events to take place in Chattanooga before COVID-19 entered our community. With safety measures still in place, CDM has reinvented AmuseUm and transformed it into a delicious, safe…

State Farm awards $ 20,000 grant to Children’s Discovery Museum to help underserved children

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – On Thursday, February 18, State Farm awarded a $ 20,000 grant to a local children’s museum to help continue an award-winning after-school partnership. This partnership, made up of the Children’s Discovery Museum, Illinois State University, and…

Children’s Discovery Museum at Rancho Mirage appoints interim director

The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert has hired a local businesswoman, Cindy Burreson, to serve as interim executive director and lead a fundraising campaign for the museum. Burreson will work part-time for the Rancho Mirage-based museum for 20 hours…

Discovery Museum awarded £ 80,000 to support education for Tyneside youth

The funding will support a range of education and youth engagement initiatives over the next three years, focusing primarily on STEM topics – science, technology, engineering, math – and using the science and technology collections. museum engineering as a source…

Discovery Museum welcomes 2 new board members

The Discovery Museum in Acton has announced that it is welcoming Umair Zia and Vibha Oza to its board of directors. Zia is director of electrical distribution engineering for Eversource Energy. Prior to moving to Massachusetts to join Eversource, he…

The Children’s Discovery Museum reinvents the “Luckey Climber” exhibition | Local News

NORMAL – The Children’s Discovery Museum’s climbing exhibit is getting a makeover. The museum has announced plans to use $ 568,700 in state capital grants to redesign and improve the iconic “Luckey Climber” feature. The grant was awarded as part…

Discovery Museum adds two scientists to its board of trustees

The Discovery Museum in Acton has added two new members to its board of directors, one specializing in engineering and the other in organic chemistry. The most recent members of the board are Umair Zia and Vibha Oza. Umair is…

Sacred Heart To Take Over Discovery Museum

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University will take over management of the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport. The college Tuesday announced plans to assume operations of the museum at 4450 Park Ave., near the Fairfield campus. The agreement is effective Jan….

Bigfoot Discovery Museum fights for the future – Santa Cruz Sentinel

SCOTTS VALLEY – It’s a legend as old as time stretching from the central California coast to the Alaskan bush about a formidable, muscular man measuring up to 9 feet tall who stopped going to the hairdresser long before COVID-19…

SHU to manage the Discovery Museum

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University today announced that after a series of talks initiated by Discovery Museum leaders, it will assume management of the museum located at 4450 Park Avenue in Bridgeport. The museum is down the street from the University’s…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Donates $1 Million to Creative Discovery Museum Fundraising Campaign

Volkswagen Chattanooga has pledged $1 million to become the title sponsor of the Creative Discovery Museum’s new STEMZone exhibit. VW Chattanooga’s investment in the Ignite Discovery fundraising campaign will enable the Museum to create a new exhibit gallery dedicated to…

Children’s Discovery Museum, McLean County Unit 5 Distributes 1,000 Activity Kits | local education

NORMAL – One thousand elementary and junior high school students at McLean County Unit 5 Day Camps received STEAM-centric activity kits through the Children’s Discovery Museum and the school district. “We know everyone is working hard to ensure that students…

Acton Discovery Museum offers a piece of history, free

Want news from Acton and Boxborough delivered to your inbox? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter.Please support local journalism by subscribing at https://explore.mypapertoday.com/wickedlocalpremium/. A turn-of-the-century house that sits on the Discovery Museum campus in Acton is up for grabs…

Acton Discovery Museum offers a piece of history, free

Want news from Acton and Boxborough delivered to your inbox? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter.Please support local journalism by subscribing at https://explore.mypapertoday.com/wickedlocalpremium/. A turn-of-the-century house that sits on the Discovery Museum campus in Acton is up for grabs…

Children’s Discovery Museum to Host Virtual “Doctors in Concert” | Arts and theater

NORMAL – Eight local doctor-musicians will perform at the annual Doctors in Concert to raise remaining funds for the Children’s Discovery Museum’s new Healthy Me exhibit. The concert, which usually takes place in April, will be broadcast live from the…