Discovery Gateway’s leadership staff, and the members of the executive committee of the board, have chosen to honor Deputy Mayor of County Services and Chief Administrative Officer for Salt Lake County Erin Litvack with the 2018 Community Bee Award.
2018 marks the Museum’s 40th anniversary as an organization! To celebrate Discovery Gateway’s 40th birthday, here is a look back on our history from the very beginning.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum’s 40th Bee-Day Bash Fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 6 from 6:30 until 9 p.m. The theme of Celebrating 40 Years of Learning Through Play applauds the historic milestones of the museum while painting a picture of a bold new future benefitting all of Utah’s children.
At Discovery Gateway, our mission is to inspire children of all ages and abilities to imagine, discover, and connect with their world to make a difference. We believe that this growth happens through play. To celebrate Discovery Gateway’s 40 Year Anniversary of Learning Through Play, here are 40 fun facts about play-time!
Did you know? Discovery Gateway offers incredible Educational Outreach programs to schools all across Utah. This month, we are proud to highlight one of our outstanding Outreach Educators, Justina Bonaventura. Justina just celebrated her one year anniversary at Discovery Gateway.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, a non-profit organization supported by community donations, is celebrating 40 years of learning through play, and Mark Miller Subaru is celebrating the release of its largest Subaru SUV.
Discovery Gateway’s early childhood program advocates for early childhood learning through play by developing programs and integrating exhibits in which children learn best, become socially skilled, and emotionally healthy. We’re honored to highlight this week our Early Childhood Educator, Jennifer Terry.
On Saturday, June 30th, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum will be hosting the World Connections Children’s Festival, a FREE community event, from 10 am – 7 pm. The day will be packed full of live musical performances, traditional dances, and unique experiences from many cultures around the globe.
After years of long meetings, sleepless nights, and lots of hard work, Discovery Gateway is gearing up to reveal two brand new world-class exhibits! On June 23rd, experience the brand new re-vamped Water Play exhibit and, by the end of this summer, Discovery Gateway visitors will be able to climb, hop, and slide in the Honey Climber exhibit.
KultureCity, a non-profit organization dedicated to effecting change in the community for those
with sensory needs, has partnered with Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum to make all of the programs and events that the museum hosts to be sensory inclusive.
Families are invited to learn about vision impairment and the science of mobility on October 13 from 4-7 pm. The purpose of White Cane Day is to educate the world about blindness.
Children’s Museum inspires children to imagine what they can “bee”come with a family-friendly fundraising event on September 23 from 5 – 8 pm.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum kicks off summer with the Children’s Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This annual fundraiser will help support the new Live Hive exhibit, which will be unveiled at the event and will be the seasonal home to live bees.
With Support from The Freeman Foundation. Opening to the public on May 19, 2017, Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China is an exhibition designed to engage children and families by teaching about one of the oldest civilizations – and now among the most modern — in the world.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum invites guests to enjoy a sports themed day sponsored by SCHEELS, the World’s Largest All Sports Store on Saturday, March 25 with free admission all day, and special programming from 11 am – 5 pm.
Children’s Museum Unveils the New Reading Nook in Celebration of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday on Thursday, March 2 with Free Admission Sponsored by Salt Lake County’s Zoo, Arts & Parks Program.
Children’s museum celebrates 10 years at its Gateway Center location with a fundraising event to benefit low-income and at risk families.
Beginning September 24, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum! This exciting new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is pleased to announce the launch of a new membership program. As of July 1, patrons of the museum are now able to purchase simplified, affordable membership packages with extra benefits, deeper discounts, and more guest access.
School may be out for the summer, but learning continues at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum! Start summer fun with the Discovery Gateway Children’s Festival Fundraiser on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit focused on health and physical activity. The Move It exhibit will open to the public on Saturday, May 21 at 11 am.
Girls and boys will experience the thrill of competition and discover the fun of physics in DG Derby: Powered by Gravity, opening at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 27.
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum has updated its Studio gallery with a fresh and fun new exhibit. The Imagination Playground™ Block Party exhibit will open to the public on Friday, October 2.