STEAM Learning Lab – Pointillism

Pointillism is a artistic technique where you make a picture using just dots. The most famous example is “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat. Today, we are going to use dots to make a picture of the states of matter

STEAM Learning Lab

Join Discovery Gateway every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for our STEAM Learning Lab! While the museum is temporarily closed we will continue to bring programming to you and your family!

STEAM Learning Lab

Join Discovery Gateway every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for our STEAM Learning Lab! While the museum is temporarily closed we will continue to bring programming to you and your family!

Craft Corner

Take advantage of all the time at home with this fun activity! Teach you child all about Hildegard of Bingen and their perception of light!

Discovery Gateway 2020 Summer Camps

Discovery Gateway has an amazing selection of summer camps to keep your child’s gears turning all summer! Explore STEAM concepts with Discovery Gateway and its partners, Red Butte Garden, Samba Fogo, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Clark Planetarium! Let your child discover the world and beyond with Discovery Summer Camps!

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Service with a smile! Discovery Gateway is proud to have our admission staff front and center and the first person to greet you when coming to the museum! We are so happy to have people like Kallie Filanda to help with checking in patrons, assisting with memberships, and answering any questions!

Craft Corner

This week we celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at Discovery Gateway! It was a great day filled with inspiring speeches, activities and crafts that helped children to learn the importance of acceptance, understanding, and compassion!

Craft Corner

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christamas at Discovery Gateway! With Christmas is just around the corner, we are making fun and easy gifts that your children can make for their friends and family!

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Education has always been important to Discovery Gateway, and that is why we have Laura Cotter as our Senior Manager of Education! She helps oversee all of onsite education and our outreach program that attends schools all around the state of Utah!

Craft Corner

America Recycles Day®, a program of Keep America Beautiful®, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on or around November 15 (America Recycles Day) event organizers educate neighbors, friends and colleagues about the wonders of recycling!

Craft Corner

The month of July is all about space! This time we are going to make something that is fun for the whole family! Using simple materials, you can make your own Hover Crafts!

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Alicia McKenney is the Graphic Designer at Discovery Gateway and has worked at the museum for over three years. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Southern Utah University. At Discovery Gateway, Alicia designs and creates graphics for exhibits, social media, billboards, bus and train ads, banners, you name it!

Craft Corner

The month of July is all about space! This time we are going to make something that is fun for the whole family! Using simple materials, you can make your own Hover Crafts!

Craft Corner

The month of July is all about space! This time we are going to make something that is fun for the whole family! Using simple materials, you can make your own Hover Crafts!

Craft Corner

Learning through play at home can be simple and fun for the whole family! If you are looking for an easy activity to do with items you already have, Water Color Crayon Resist Painting is a great project for all ages!

All About Bees

What’s the Buzz?! We see them everywhere, but how much do you actually know about bees? These little guys do a lot more than just make honey!

40th Bee-Day Bash Fundraiser on October 6!

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.

40 Ways Kids Learn Through Play

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!

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

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.