Category Archives: Museum Happenings

Growing Up in Korea: Q & A with Cathy Palisoc

Cathy Palisoc

For our traveling exhibit, Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea, we’ve been very fortunate to work with Seoul-native Cathy Palisoc as a consultant to help establish relationships in the Korean community and dive more into the Korean culture. She sat down to talk with us about what it was like to grow up in Korea and the influence it has on her life today. Continue reading →

Happy Lunar New Year!

By Liza Blair
Arts Manager

Crowd with Dragon

This Chinese New Year, we celebrate the year of the monkey, a character who symbolizes compassion, quick wit, and stubbornness. These characteristics are said to be found in people born in 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004 and 2016.Β  Continue reading →

8 Things You Might Not Know about Seoul, South Korea

By Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

Seoul

Home to innovative technology, vibrant city life, and striking scenery, Seoul, South Korea is one of the world’s most captivating cities. To celebrate the arrival of our new traveling exhibit, Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea, here’s a few things you might not know about Seoul. Continue reading →

Meet the Staff: Candy Haley

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Candy Haley serves as Programs Operations Assistant. Has your child ever made a craft or art project at Creation Station? You have Candy Haley’s creativity to thank for it! She is responsible for creating new Creation Station Activities that are age appropriate for every guest. Creation Station activities change monthly. Continue reading →

Fun for All at Friends Discovery Camp

By Jayne Griffin
Director of Education

Child smiles as he receives an award

A child celebrates as he receives a special award at Friends Discovery Camp.

β€œAre you kidding me, lady? Everyone wants my normal child, but no one wants my kid with autism except you.”

This direct quote from the parent of a child with autism has haunted me for the last 16 years. It was said after I thanked parents for allowing their children to come to the first Creative Discovery Museum camp for children with autism. Continue reading →

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