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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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Creative Discovery Museum launches competition for new Plaza art piece

[ad_1] 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…

Creative Discovery Museum launches nationwide competition for new Plaza art piece

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Saving the museum from discovery | It’s personal

[ad_1] 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….

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

[ad_1] 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,…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Discovery Museum welcomes 2 new board members

[ad_1] 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,…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Discovery Museum adds two scientists to its board of trustees

[ad_1] 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…

Sacred Heart To Take Over Discovery Museum

[ad_1] 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…

Bigfoot Discovery Museum fights for the future – Santa Cruz Sentinel

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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 San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary this Thursday

[ad_1] San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Courtesy photo The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum will host its 20th anniversary gala this Thursday with a free, family-friendly virtual event, including an auction and a performance by Hullabaloo. The celebration, which will…

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum appoints new Executive Director

[ad_1] Krishna Kabra. Courtesy photo Carlsbad resident Krishna Kabra said her life changed last year when she went to Thailand to work with the Wildlife Foundation for Friends. Kabra, who has spent 20 years in the for-profit world, said it…

The Children’s Discovery Museum meets the challenges of COVID-19 | Local News

[ad_1] NORMAL – The Children’s Discovery Museum has raised $ 6,000 through its first-ever craft beer bingo, as part of the creative approach officials say they need to take due to the challenges of COVID-19. Museum leaders are also pushing…

Children’s Discovery Museum has come a long way to reopen

[ad_1] This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. For more stories on the effect of COVID-19 on museums, please visit the Prairie State Museums Project at PrairieStateMuseumsProject.organization. As coronavirus closures took hold in March, the usually bustling…

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum publishes virtual program

[ad_1] San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Courtesy photo The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum may still be closed, but its virtual programs are more popular than ever. “This is particularly important given the tactile interactions that take place in our…

Creative Discovery Museum announces phased reopening plan

Creative Discovery Museum announces phased reopening plan June 22 for members, June 29 for general admission After making the decision to close on March 14 in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the Creative Discovery…

Children Discovery Museum and Heartland Head Start help distribute fun learning kits

[ad_1] NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – The Children Discovery Museum has donated 275 fun learning kits to support families benefiting from Heartland Head Start services. The donation was made possible by reallocated money from a grant from the PNC Foundation that…

Participate in the Creative Discovery Museum community art project

To celebrate the eventual reopening of the Creative Discovery Museum, museum officials are asking community members to create a 12 x 12 inch textile square and mail it to the museum. When CDM reopens, staff will connect squares across the…

Discovery Museum offers new activity bags for small donations | Art

[ad_1] The following article was published on May 6, 2020 in the Santa Maria Sun – Volume 21, Number 10 [ Submit a Story ] The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] – Volume 21, number 10…

The Museum of the Discovery of the Children of the Desert offers a video program

[ad_1] The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert has launched free online programming that includes story time, workshops and other in-home activities during the coronavirus pandemic. Like many nonprofits and businesses, CDMOD made the difficult decision to close its doors…

Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose closes after coronavirus alert

[ad_1] Families head to the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose in 2013. The museum has closed for disinfection after learning about an employee’s possible exposure to the coronavirus. Photo: James Tensuan / The Chronicle 2013 The Children’s Discovery Museum…

An artistic dinosaur looms large at the Children’s Discovery Museum

[ad_1] One of the best things about Playa to the Paseo, San Jose’s artistic partnership with the Burning Man Project, is that it has produced a surprising bounty of artistic Easter eggs. There have been great installations like the opener,…

An artistic dinosaur features prominently at the Children’s Discovery Museum – Santa Cruz Sentinel

One of the best things about Playa to the Paseo, San Jose’s artistic partnership with the Burning Man Project, is that it has produced a surprising amount of artistic Easter eggs. There have been great installations like the opening, “Sonic…

An artistic dinosaur features prominently at the Children’s Discovery Museum – East Bay Times

One of the best things about Playa to the Paseo, San Jose’s artistic partnership with the Burning Man Project, is that it has produced a surprising amount of artistic Easter eggs. There have been great installations like the opening, “Sonic…

ISU Enlightens Young Minds at the Children’s Discovery Museum – News

[ad_1] For more than 25 years, the Children’s Discovery Museum at Uptown Normal has been a leader in showing children and their parents that learning and having fun go hand in hand in a way that is both natural and…

Betty Barker, co-founder of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert dies

[ad_1] Betty Macpherson Barker, co-founder of the Children’s Discovery Museum and co-chair of the fundraising campaign for the Palm Desert Campus at California State University at San Bernardino, died Nov. 16 in Lake Forest. She was 99 years old. Barker…

Art comes to life in the Creative Discovery Museum’s new exhibition

Kids can step into the frame of famous paintings and experience art like never before when “Framed: Step Into Art” opens at the Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St., on Saturday, September 21. The new exhibit lets children and their…

Art comes to life in the Creative Discovery Museum’s new exhibition

Kids can step into the frame of famous paintings and experience art like never before when “Framed: Step Into Art” opens at the Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St., on Saturday, September 21. The new exhibit lets children and their…

Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates 25th anniversary with two-part party

[ad_1] Most of the founding team who created the Children’s Discovery Museum 25 years ago will be honored in a two-part anniversary celebration this week at Normal. The museum, which opened in 1994 in the former College Hills Mall, is…

Families, children, discover a preview of the Children’s Discovery Museum in Waterville

WATERVILLE – Bella Loubier, 10, pedaled the Blender bike, got off and let her little brother, Gabe, 6, take over. A blender containing bananas, frozen strawberries and water attached to the bike’s rear fender swirled as he pedaled, producing a…

Learning continues through summer with Discovery Museum camps and programs | Local News

About half a dozen students from Santa Maria-area schools spent Tuesday morning building circuits and programming robots for a five-day STEAM — science, technology, engineering, art and math — Maker Camp. On Monday, for example, students extracted DNA from five…

Top 10 things to know: Children’s Discovery Museum at Bloomington-Normal

[ad_1] The top 10 things you should know before visiting the Bloomington-Normal Children’s Discovery Museum. Discover Bloomington-Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum, an action-packed children’s museum located a short drive from Champaign-Urbana. What: Children’s Discovery Museum in downtown Normal, IL Or: Normal…

Science Saturday offers a rainy day activity at the Discovery Museum | Local News

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum’s first “Science Saturday” brought rain to the kids both indoors and outdoors, as the first rainfall of 2019 flooded the central coast. More than 50 children and their parents gathered at the museum to learn…

How does the air work? Larger Discovery Museum uncovers the wonder of science

[ad_1] The role of the museum is to show children that science is part of the world around them and to encourage them to learn more about it, said Neil Gordon, chief executive of the organization. “We don’t want to…

Whisman hired to lead museum of children’s discovery, cultural arts in normal times

[ad_1] The Executive Director of the McLean County History Museum will be stepping down to take charge of the Children’s Discovery Museum and the City of Normal Cultural Arts Department. Beth Whisman will begin her new role in February. Whisman,…

The entrance to the Children’s Discovery Museum gets a makeover

[ad_1] The void is out and daring is definitely there at the Children’s Discovery Museum in downtown San Jose, as the stucco entryway is artistically reinvented to match the creativity at hand. interior of the beloved “Purple Museum”. It’s certainly…

Children experiment with science at the Discovery Museum | Local news

When the kids and their families showed up at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum for Science on Saturday, they probably weren’t expecting to be drenched in the blast of water and liquid nitrogen, or freezing hot dogs and marshmallows….

Arts Technology Program Partners With Children’s Discovery Museum – News

[ad_1] The College of Fine Arts (ATK) Arts Technology Program hosted an Arts Technology Day on April 23 at Children’s Discovery Museum. ATK undergraduates presented interactive exhibits created as part of their Computer Arts Performance (ATK 260) course to children…

Children Meet a Teacher: The Children’s Discovery Museum’s “Chagall for Children” exhibit is an interactive visit not to be missed

[ad_1] I have spent more than 45 years discovering art and artists and I remain in awe of Marc Chagall. The unlikely artist was one of nine children born into an extremely poor and very religious Jewish family. Chagall grew…

Discovery Museum, a convenient science center for all ages

[ad_1] The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum – more commonly known as The Discovery – has become a must-see for local students, and for good reason: the destination has positioned itself at the intersection of culture and the education,…

Science experiment burns children at Reno Discovery Museum – The Mercury News

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A routine experiment designed to help children understand tornadoes erupted in a chemical flash, injuring 13 people, including children who suffered acid burns to their hands, arms and the face. Emergency crews responded to a report…

Traveling exhibition on the art and science of color at the Discovery Museum

[ad_1] Hands-on exposure to the arts can be a critical part of turning average children into Einstein and Sikorsky. So thinks the Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum, where a new traveling exhibit uses recent research to highlight the concept that “exposure to…

GeekDad visits the Science Discovery Museum

Tucked away in the suburbs of Boston is a great science museum for kids. The Acton Science Discovery Museum is geared towards young geeklets looking for interactive science exhibits. The granddaddy of the region’s science museums is the massive Boston…