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New in the Art Mezzanine: Grey Scale

Posted by John Chamberlain on March 3, 2017 in Art @ Discovery No Comments

The whimsical and iconic graffiti-inspired art of Orange, CT’s Joseph Tomaselli will brighten the walls of the upper level Art Mezzanine at Discovery Museum and Planetarium (4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport) through the spring. With bold iconic image, bright colors, and influences drawn from New York City’s subways, rusted beams, and ornate architecture, Joe’s art aims

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Year in Discovery – December 2016 Energy Network Opens!

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 31, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Now Open: Energy Network Sponsored by and developed in partnership with Energize CT, Energy Network is a new interactive exhibit at Discovery Museum that features hands-on activities that demonstrate what energy is, ways to harness, use, and conserve energy, and offer a great opportunity for STEM learning and family fun. In December we

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Year in Discovery – November 2016 Harvest Brew Fest

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 30, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Harvest BrewFest November 5th, Discovery Museum hosted an evening featuring CT breweries, beer and cider tasting, and information about the craft and science of brewing beer. Over 100 people came to the Museum’s first annual Harvest BrewFest, which featured seven Connecticut breweries and one local food truck. Our thanks to all the participating

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Year in Discovery – October 2016 Special Events Galore

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 29, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Special Events Galore The month of October featured three Saturday special events at Discovery Museum, starting October 1st when Pitney Bowes and the Pitney Bowes Foundation supported and volunteered to help staff a free admission day at the Museum. Over 2,700 guests participated in activities including making slime, dropping parachutes, building planters from

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Year in Discovery – September 2016 Mighty STEM Girls

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 28, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Mighty STEM Girls This fall Discovery Museum launched Mighty STEM Girls, a new program focused on engaging 4th grade girls in STEM. Sessions discuss female STEM pioneers, innovators, and visionaries, and then participants complete fun interactive activities related to the STEM pioneers discussed that day. The program has started as a partnership between

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Year in Discovery – August 2016 GSK Science in the Summer

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 27, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: GSK Science in the Summer GSK Science in the Summer™ is a is a free science education program sponsored by GSK that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” GSK Science in the Summer™ partners with institutions like The Discovery Museum to bring hands-on science courses to students. This year, Discovery Museum presented

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Year in Discovery – July 2016 Summer Programs

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 26, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Summer Programs Each year, from late June through the start of August, Discovery Museum hosts seven weeks of STEM learning fun. Week-long programs offer local youngsters the opportunity to explore through hands-on activities like designing roller coasters, creating futuristic fashion, exploring forest and ocean ecosystems, and building robots. Whether your kid is a

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