Category Archives: Museums

Meet the MEs: Roman Penney

jack-frost-jugglingThe Museum Educators at the Creative Discovery Museum create fun, playful and positive experiences through interactions and engagement with guests. So if you’ve ever visited our Museum, you have probably seen Roman Penney leading a dance party with his ukulele, helping out visitors in the exhibits or dressed up as Jack Frost during Snow Day. But I think it’s time we all get to know him a little bit better!  Continue reading →

7 Things You Might Not Know about Creative Discovery Museum

annual-report-coverBy Lynda LeVan
Director of External Affairs

Here are some uncommon things about the Museum you don’t know and may not have guessed. For the full story of what goes on at Creative Discovery Museum, check out our 2015 annual report on our website.  Continue reading →

What’s a Children’s Museum?

Excited ChildrenBy Jayne Griffin
Director of Education

What’s a children’s museum? I ask this question every time I present information to college classes and educators about how programs and exhibits at Creative Discovery Museum are designed. Answers to this question typically include that a children’s museum is fun and hands-on. I heartily agree with both of these descriptors – Children’s museums ARE fun, and the exhibits invite children and their caregivers to touch, play, and explore. But what makes a children’s museum different from other educational institutions like zoos, science centers, and even great classrooms? 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 →

Exploring the Museum with Young Children

Emily LemonsBy Emily Lemons
Early Childhood Manager

When you visit Creative Discovery Museum with a young child (under 5), you may think that you’ll be spending all of your time in the Little Yellow House. While we hope your little one will enjoys that area, there’s much, much more of the Museum for them to explore.

One of the most popular places in the museum for young children is RiverPlay. Even toddlers can enjoy playing with boats and Continue reading →

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