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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…

Ruby delighted to take over the Coos Art Museum | Local News

Leah Ruby has long had a passion for art, museums and the Oregon Coast. So when she learned that the Coos Art Museum was hiring a new CEO, the opportunity was too good to pass up. “The Coos Art Museum…

Ruby delighted to take over the Coos Art Museum

March 10—Leah Ruby has a long-standing passion for art, museums, and the Oregon Coast. So when she learned that the Coos Art Museum was hiring a new CEO, the opportunity was too good to pass up. “The Coos Art Museum…

First Fridays Return to the Natural History Museum – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Friday March 4 $20; free for NHMLA members Talks, cocktails, DJ music, gallery fun, more Plants? Humans have lived around and among them since, well, always. But green, leafy, fragrant, waxy, and flowery specimens have…

The Gateway Science Museum continues to enlighten the community with an anniversary party – The Orion

Families and other community members explored the many wonders of Chico State’s educational Gateway Science Museum, which celebrated its 12th anniversary with the community February 26-27. Founded in 2010 and located at 625 Esplanade, the museum’s doors were open free…

New Immersive Exhibit Opens at Utah Museum of Natural History

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Last year, art lovers flocked to immersive Van Gogh exhibits in droves. Visitors were invited to literally bask in the artwork as animated projections of the famous painter’s work swirled and swam along the walls….

St. Charles Aldermen Recommend Funding for St. Charles History Museum and Other Organizations – Shaw Local

Three organizations that help shine a light on Saint-Charles in different ways have applied for funding from the city. At the St. Charles City Council Government Operations Committee meeting on February 7, aldermen recommended funding for the St. Charles History…

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…

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Boasts Four Upcoming Events and One Ongoing Exhibit – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source For Information

Chamber Member Update (Boca Raton, Florida – February 7, 2022) The Story of Schmidt Boca Raton Museum (SBRHM) has four upcoming special events—three Discussions in town hall and the first of this season Tea time at the town hall– plus…

McFeely: the science museum, an opportunity to dream a little and grow Fargo-Moorhead – InForum

FARGO — Dream a little with me, Fargo-Moorhead. Imagine a beautiful new $50 million science museum somewhere in our growing metro. Maybe it overlooks the Red River somewhere in Fargo. It may be by the river in Moorhead, on the…

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…

Switching Gears: The Gateway Science Museum’s New Exhibit All About Bikes

Bicycles are ubiquitous throughout Chico as they provide sustainable transportation, an easy form of exercise, and a healthy way to spend time with family. So it only makes sense that the Gateway Science Museum’s new exhibit explores the history, evolution…

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…

Barry Art Museum Explores ‘Uncanny Valley’ in New Automata and Robot Exhibit « News @ ODU

February 01, 2022 The exhibit includes the stop-motion animation work of artist Elizabeth King, who brought her sculptures to life in her 1991 work, “What Happened.” Image…

Barry Art Museum Explores ‘Uncanny Valley’ in New Automata and Robot Exhibit « News @ ODU

February 01, 2022 The exhibit includes the stop-motion animation work of artist Elizabeth King, who brought her sculptures to life in her 1991 work, “What Happened.” Image…

Artist Duo Diversify Their Iconic Works in New Louisiana Art & Science Museum Exhibit | Arts

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road, presents “In Empathy We Trust,” an exhibition of works by artist duo E2- Elizabeth Kleinveld and Epaul Julien, through October 30. When they met in 2010, Kleinveld and Julien recognized…

Payday loan reform is working in Ohio: Michal Marcus

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — For years, the agency I run — the Hebrew Free Lending Association (HFLA) of Northeast Ohiowhose mission is to promote economic self-sufficiency and growth for people in Northeast Ohio who lack access to safe and equitable lending…

Mid-America Science Museum Announces ’22 Summer Camps

The Mid-America Science Museum’s summer camp program for children ages 6 to 12 will begin June 13 and run through August 5, the museum said in a press release Tuesday. “We’re excited to bring back some old favorites and launch…

Podcast Episode: Algorithms for a Just Future

Episode 107 of EFF’s How to Fix the Internet Modern life means leaving digital traces wherever we go. But those digital footprints can translate to real-world harms: the websites you visit can impact the mortgage offers, car loans and job…

New bioresearch hub is sculpted from UC Berkeley’s former art museum

The wait for UC Berkeley’s bold new home for research and innovation is nearly over. After two years of construction, the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub (BBH) is scheduled to open in February 2022. The facility pairs the Bakar Labs incubator with fellowships and…

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 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…

Soon-to-be National LGBTQ History Museum appoints new director – INTO

The American LGBTQ+ Museum, which will be the second museum dedicated solely to American LGBTQ history and culture in the country, has named Ben Garcia as its first executive director. “I have spent 20 years working in museums dedicated to…

Renton History Museum to Host Art Exhibit by Brain Injury Survivors

Next month, the Renton History Museum will host the Brain Injury Art Show, an exhibit on healing, creativity, and expression sponsored by the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington. Until February 11, The Brain Injury Art Show will feature 33 original…

Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum to receive $1.2 million in donations to advance efforts – InForum

FARGO — A local private organization donated $225,000 to efforts at the Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum, providing the first boost in its efforts to develop the facility. The organization wanted to remain anonymous, but FMSM board chairman Ken Brazerol said the…

Richmond Robert E. Lee Statue Heads To Black History Museum | Smart News

Richmond dismantled his statue of Robert E. Lee in September 2021. Photo by Steve Helber – Pool / Getty Images Months after his withdrawal from Richmond’s Avenue of Monuments, a huge equestrian statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has…

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 Museum of African Art in Savannah celebrates Kwanzaa with a series of workshops, a market

This month, the Savannah African Art Museum is hosting several workshops to celebrate Kwanzaa. This is the first time the museum has held Kwanzaa workshops, and Lisa Jackson, education coordinator for the museum, said it was a great opportunity to…

The Science Museum bows to the arousal pressure after complaints Boy or girl? display excludes transgender people

The boy or the girl? the cabinet currently contains a fake penis to be worn under clothing as a “packer” to give a masculine appearance, as well as a compression vest to flatten the chest. Testosterone patches worn to include…

The Laguna Art Museum exhibition satisfies the curiosity of an astronomer

One of the most anticipated events on the Laguna Art Museum calendar returned this month with the ninth installment of the Art and Nature showcase. For nearly a decade, the museum has brought its clients closer to the intersection of…

Take a trip inside the history museum storage building [PHOTOS]

ST. CLOUD – Have you ever wondered where artifacts go when they’re not on display in the Stearns History Museum? This is where the storage facility comes in. Getting to the 18,000 square foot building requires a short off-road ride…

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…

Inaugural Holiday Makers Market @ The Buffalo History Museum – Buffalo Rising

The 2021 holiday season at the Buffalo History Museum will be unlike any other year in the past. This is because the Museum has many surprises in store for you. Not only did he recently unveil the magnificent Portico Gallery,…

The story of Doylestown Jail in Bucks County

A dangerous prisoner had scaled the wall and fled from Doylestown County Jail. Mary Anne heard the alert in the isolated farm where we lived just outside of town. She called me at work at The Intelligencer. “Lock the doors,”…

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum offers free family activities this Saturday

Mary Csar, Executive Director of the Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum, today announced that the nonprofit is partnering with the Boca Raton Historical Society to provide activities for Family Day this Saturday (November 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)…

MOSAC Sacramento River Science Museum opens to the public

The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, an interactive and exploratory STEM celebration in the River District of Sacramento, has finally opened its doors. State and city government leaders named the state-of-the-art center, also known as MOSAC, in a groundbreaking…

Maxi Glamor co-organizes the third Black Friday Ball of the Museum of Contemporary Art

Click to enlarge Shopping can arguably be the most stressful part of the holiday season, but Maxi Glamor and the Museum of Contemporary Art welcome a space to relieve the pressure. The third Black Friday Ball and Marketplace kicks off…

MOSAC Science Museum Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting – CBS Sacramento

Kirkwood and Heavenly ski resorts open day in 2021 Sacramento Darkroom Facility and Enterprise Awards DinnerOn December 9, The Black Chamber hosted the annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner at the Hilton with keynote speaker Daniel Hahn. Recipients: Police Chief,…

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum to Open FIRST RESPONDERS Exhibit on November 20 – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source of Information

Update of Chamber members (Boca Raton, Florida – November 9, 2021) Mary caesar, executive director of The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum, today announced the non-profit organization’s first temporary exhibit since it reopened earlier this month: FIRST RESPONDENTS, opening on…

The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum will open the FIRST RESPONDENT exhibit on November 20

Mary Csar, Executive Director of the Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum, today announced the non-profit organization’s first temporary exhibit since it reopened earlier this month: FIRST RESPONDERS, opening Saturday, November 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The new exhibit…

The Art & Nature festival returns to the Laguna Art Museum

“Any-Instant-Whatever” by Rebeca Méndez is the flagship exhibition of the Art & Nature Festival at the Laguna Art Museum. Photo by Daniel Langhorne The Laguna Art Museum was to kick off the ninth edition of the Art & Nature Festival…

St. Louis Museum of Contemporary Art receives new US bailout grant

As museums emerge from the shadows of the pandemic, money from a federal agency seeks to help institutions become places of healing. The Musée d’art contemporain de Saint-Louis (CAM) received a grant of $ 36,524 from the American Rescue Plan…

The Laguna Art Museum returns with the ninth annual “Art & Nature” edition

After a period of uncertainty following a transition to the top, Laguna Art Museum (LAM) is bringing back its flagship festival, “Art & Nature”, for the ninth consecutive year, starting Thursday. Malcolm Warner retired from LAM in December after nearly…

Cameron Art Museum BOT elects new leaders

The Cameron Art Museum recently announced its new leaders elected to the CAM board of directors. The Board of Directors met on October 11 to elect Gregory Miller as President, Nina Murray Duff as Vice President, John Messick II as…

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…

The History Museum recognizes funds received throughout the year

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Author of the article: Lorraine Payette • For the Postmedia network Leeds Grenville-Lanark-Thousand Islands MP Michael Barrett attended a small ceremony held at the 1000 Islands History Museum on October 26 to thank the federal…

Santa Monica History Museum appoints John Kearns as first-ever Executive Director

The Santa Monica History Museum (SMHM) named John Kearns as its very first Executive Director. Kearns, who began his tenure with SMHM in September, oversees all museum operations, including development, education and public programming, finance, external communications and staffing. “I…

Owens appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum | Web supplement

Artist, educator and arts administrator Ellen Owens has been appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University. In her new role, which will begin on Monday, November 1, she will assume the dynamic direction of the museum, which…

UC Davis partners with Sacramento Science Museum in $ 5.5 million deals

The University of California, Davis will work closely on exhibitions and educational courses with the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity in Sacramento under two naming rights agreements worth $ 5.5 million over 15 years. “This partnership with MOSAC is…

Do you like our art museum? Become a member: Strengths

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – There really is no other place in the world like the Cleveland Museum of Art. We who live in Greater Cleveland need to appreciate what we have in our own backyards. The best way to do this…

Preserving History: Museum Projects Improve Working-class Princeton District | Opinion

When it comes to preserving history, museums play an important role. In addition to protecting objects of cultural or historical interest for future generations, a visit to a museum can also enrich young minds and elevate the understanding of elders…

Ellen Owens appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University

Ellen Owens (Photo courtesy of Niagara University) Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:10 PM Artist, educator and arts administrator, Ellen Owens has been appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University. A press release said: “In her new role,…

St. Petersburg Black History Museum has a new name and a new fundraising partner

ST. PETERSBURG – The history center formerly known as the Dr. G. Carter Woodson African American Museum has a shorter name and a new partner in its efforts to build an improved facility. Now known as the Woodson African American…

Shining Bright: the Barry Art Museum to welcome an exciting installation

Although not the actual moon, “Luke Jerram: Museum of the Moon” is a 23-foot rendering of Earth’s only natural satellite based on NASA imagery. NORFOLK, Virginia – Author’s Note: The above video has been archived since July 19, 2019. From…

“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…

Cincinnati Art Museum to Present Evocative Solo Exhibition “Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick”

Kara Walker (American (born 1969)), False Face, 1/10 edition, 2017, bronze, 13 x 18 1/4 x 1 1/4 in., Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer, 2017.488, © Kara Walker CINCINNATI— The Cincinnati Art Museum will present Kara Walker: Cut to Life,…

New Wisconsin History Museum to Open in 2026

MADISON, Wisconsin (CBS 58) – The Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) is delighted to announce that a new State History and National History Museum will open in 2026. It comes after the WHS recently announced the final location of the new…

American Visionary Art Museum opens new exhibition on healing and compassion on Saturday

Animalium by Chris Roberts-Antieau, one of the works in the exhibition. Source: Museum of American Visionary Art The American Visionary Art Museum will open a major exhibit on Saturday which, according to founder Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, represents her “last love…

4 Wednesday night events at the Buffalo History Museum in October

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable information with our readers. Photo courtesy of the Buffalo History Museum Buffalo is full of stories. The mission of this museum is to bring…

Crow Wing County History Museum unveils new 150th anniversary exhibit

The 150th anniversary exhibit was unveiled on Friday, September 24 when the facility reopened during Brainerd History Week, an event that has lasted for 150 years. RELATED: Paul Bunyan Flapjack Festival Ended (Not) Easy “I was a visitor here before…

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…

Heritage Orchard inspires exhibit and celebration at History Museum | Community

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled an art and green technology event from noon to 1:30 p.m. on October 2 at the museum’s grounds, 51 S. San Antonio Road. Designed to encourage local residents to consider the importance 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…

Jordanville Russian History Museum lends items to exhibit in Russia

When the Russian Tsarskoe Selo Museum-Preserves in St. Petersburg began looking for items to include in a new exhibit, one of the sources the curator turned to was a museum in Jordanville, New York. About fifty objects from the Museum…

Watch Now: 5 Honors at McLean County History Museum Gala | Story

BLOOMINGTON – Five leaders in social justice, the arts and philanthropy were recognized at the McLean County Museum of History’s History Makers Gala on Wednesday evening. In a virtual live broadcast event, recipients Carole and Jerry Ringer, Marilyn and Robert…

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…

Barlow Planetarium and Weis Earth Science Museum team up for two-for-one admission

Two educational attractions for all ages on the Fox Cities campus at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh are now available together for the price of one admission. Visitors who purchase admission to the Barlow Planetarium are permitted entry to the…

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…

Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum gets closer to reality – InForum

FARGO – What started as Jessie Rock’s dream of a local science museum has taken another step towards fruition with the creation of a board of directors. If all goes quickly, the Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum could be completed before 2024….

Science Museum steps up environmental efforts by halving its carbon emissions

A small bright spot appeared when the pandemic forced the Science Museum of Minnesota to sink for months. With no authorized visitors inside, teams could quickly replace more than 6,000 light bulbs with energy-efficient LEDs, as part of the St….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…