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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

Educators hope to bring science museum to Bangor in the next 5 years

If Niles Parker of the Maine Discovery Museum and a group of other educators and nonprofit leaders in the Bangor area are successful, Bangor over the next five years will be home to a science center that will focus on…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary this Thursday

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 take…

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum appoints new Executive Director

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 was…

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

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 to…

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

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 Uptown…

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum publishes virtual program

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 museum…

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

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 is…

Discovery Museum offers new activity bags for small donations | Art

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

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 for…

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

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 in…

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

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, “Sonic…

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

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 productive….

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

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 was…

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

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 now…

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…

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

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 downtown:…

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

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 say…

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

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, who…

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

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 hard…

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

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 visiting…

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

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 up…

Discovery Museum, a convenient science center for all ages

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, offering…

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

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 the…

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…