FCCF Grant Helps Discovery Launch STEM Program for Girls

Posted by John Chamberlain on April 20, 2017 in Cool STEM Stuff Press Release Program Spotlight No Comments

Discovery Museum recently received a $25,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to support Mighty STEM Girls, a free afterschool program dedicated to inspiring and empowering girls through STEM learning. The Museum offers weekly hour-long lessons that begin with information about women who are STEM innovators, inventors, or pioneers, along with correlating hands-on activities that

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Space Day 2017: Out-of-This-World Fun

Posted by John Chamberlain on April 6, 2017 in News No Comments

On April 1, 2017 over 1,800 local kids and families joined us for a wonderful day of space exploration at Discovery Museum. From 10am to 4pm, the Museum offered a dizzying array of special activities from astronaut pictures to live science demonstrations, planetarium shows, hands-on activities with local engineers and engineering students, high-definition movies about the latest NASA discoveries, and more!

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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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