World Music Adventure by Mundi Project| June 24th, 2023 at 11:30AM & 12:30PM Planned and presented by Mundi Project. During this session, you can enjoy and learn about world music. Event is FREE with admission. Both sessions last for 45 minutes. Kids of all ages are welcome. Instruments will be provided; you are […]
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World Music Adventure by Mundi Project
World Music Adventure by Mundi Project| May 27th, 2023 at 11:30AM & 12:30PM Planned and presented by Mundi Project. During this session, you will be able to enjoy and learn about world music. This is a FREE event that lasts for 30 minutes. Kids all ages are welcomed. This session will be held at the […]
Members Exclusive Reptile Show with Scales and Tails Utah
Reptile Show with Scales and Tails Utah| May 20th, 2023 at 11AM Learning about wildlife with Scales and Tails Utah, there will be story time, live animals and more! This event is for members only, event lasts for 45-60 minutes. This session will be held at the Kem And Carolyn Gardner Theater in Discovery Gateway […]
Witches and Wizards Tea and Brew Party
Something wicked this way comes, and you don’t want to miss out on this tea party Halloween spectacular! Enjoy a mythical creatures reptile show, potions class, and spooky storytelling. Buy your tickets HERE! Members get $10 off!
Member’s Exclusive Event: Scales and Tails
Saturday, September 24th | 11am-11:45am To celebrate our Members in September we’ll be bringing back one of our coolest community partners, Scales and Tails. Members will enjoy an educational show put on by local reptile handlers. There will be several medium sized reptiles, and one 6-9-foot-long snake. Some of our scaly friends may be handled […]
The Lion and the Mouse Puppet Show
Saturday, July 2 | 11am-12pm Join the Puppet Players for a fun live puppet of The Lion and the Mouse! Event is FREE with admission.
Member’s Exclusive Event: Scales and Tails Bird Show
Saturday, May 21st | 11am-1pm Scales and Tails Utah is coming to Discovery Gateway! They will be bringing an amazing collection of exotic birds from around the world for an exciting show that includes an Old German Owl Pigeon, a Scaly Breasted Lorikeet, a Trumpeter Hornbill, an Umbrella Cockatoo, a Rainbow Lorikeet, and a Green […]
Member’s Exclusive Event: Paint and Date Night For Parents
Friday, February 18th | 4pm-6pm Bring the kids along to play in the museum with our wonderful staff and educators, while you enjoy a free paint class with our art instructor. Enjoy the evening with your hunny, and take home your painting to remember the occasion. This is event is only open for Discovery Gateway […]
Witches & Wizards Tea and Brew Party Oct 30th | 12PM
Come enjoy a spooktacular tea afternoon featuring a reptile show, spooky crafts, broom obstacle courses and hands on science programming just in time for Halloween!
International Artist and Opera Day Oct 25th | All Day
Come see LIVE artists create and listen to Opera singers during International Artist and Opera day! *Free with Admission
Van Gogh Story Time and Paper Mache Class Sept 29 | 1PM-4PM
As we explore our monthly artist Van Gogh, children will recreate his famous pieces! Come and create a starry night paper mache moon in Van Gogh styling in this paid class and meet the famous artist who will pop by to read a storybook about his life! (Photo Op Included)
Free Day and Children’s Health Fair
Come enjoy a FREE day at the museum and experience our heath fair that offers families FREE health screenings for children! Sign up for reservations here or call in/reserve at our admissions desk
Crafts and Concoctions Summer Camp
Crafts and Concoctions – Ages 2-5 July 12-July 14 10am-12pm Science and art are more similar than you think! Join us this week as we create beautiful pieces of art and explore the science behind them. Things will be fizzing, popping, and changing colors in this exciting camp. Little ones will get to do salt-watercolor […]
Live Bird Show: Golden Eagle Meet and Greet
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is hosting a LIVE Bird show with Hawkwatch International where children can learn about animal sciences, listen to a storybook and meet a Golden Eagle! *Free with admission Photo opp included!
STEAM Learning Lab – Glowing Mummy Pumpkin and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
We are celebrating the last week of our spooky month by dedicating an entire week to pumpkins! Learn more about these gorgeous gourds with daily STEAM Learning Lab lessons. Today we bring you two lessons: Glowing Mummy Pumpkins and a tasty Pumpkin Seed Treat!
STEAM Learning Lab – Pumpkin Fairy House and Pumpkin Bowling
We are celebrating the last week of our spooky month by dedicating an entire week to pumpkins! Learn more about these gorgeous gourds with daily STEAM Learning Lab lessons. Today we bring you two lessons: Mystical Fairy Houses and Pumpkin Bowling!
STEAM Learning Lab – Pumpkin Leaves and Pumpkin Guts Slime
We are celebrating the last week of our spooky month by dedicating an entire week to pumpkins! Learn more about these gorgeous gourds with daily STEAM Learning Lab lessons. Icky Pumpkin Guts Slime and Pumpkin Leaves!
STEAM Learning Lab – Emoji Pumpkin and Pumpkin Poetry
We are celebrating the last week of our spooky month by dedicating an entire week to pumpkins! Learn more about these gorgeous gourds with daily STEAM Learning Lab lessons. Design an Emoji Pumpkins and create poetry in today’s lessons!
STEAM Learning Lab – Marbled Pumpkins and Pumpkins on the Vine
We are celebrating the last week of our spooky month by dedicating an entire week to pumpkins! Learn more about these gorgeous gourds with daily STEAM Learning Lab lessons. Today we bring you two lessons: Marbled Pumpkins, and a counting lesson with Pumpkins on the Vine!
STEAM Learning Lab – Physics and Toy Cars with Mark Miller Subaru
One of the best ways to teach kids about science is through play. By doing these experiments with toy cars, we can teach kids about physics and the scientific process.
STEAM Learning Lab – Ice Cream in a Bag
Happy Pioneer Day! Let’s celebrate by making this tasty dessert and do a fun science experiment.
STEAM Learning Lab – Simple Machines
Today we are learning about simple machines. Simple machines are devices with few or no moving parts that make work easier. Without the help of simple machines, a lot of the things we do would be much more difficult!
STEAM Learning Lab – Healthy Frozen Treats
Summer in Utah is warming up fast! A great way to beat the heat is with a cool and yummy treat! This is a fun way to get your kids into in the kitchen to help you make something healthy and delicious. You can you use many different kinds of fruit and fun molds, so get creative and stay cool!
STEAM Learning Lab – Bee Hotel
Do you know that 90% of bees are solitary bees? Unlike Queen Steve and her hive, solitary bees live alone out in the wild. Solitary bees don’t make honey, but they are responsible for pollinating a majority of wild plants and 30% of agricultural crops.
STEAM Learning Lab – Silly Mural Walk
Murals are a painting that is painted directly onto a wall. The Gateway Center is home to our museum, and also the most murals of any block in Salt Lake City. This month, Discovery Gateway has commissioned local artist, Sharilyn Shumway, to add a mural on our first floor.
STEAM Learning Lab – Red, White and Blue Slime
Engineers make buildings of all shapes and sizes, but most of them start with the same basic building blocks. Learn about different shapes and discover which are the strongest in this simple building activity.
STEAM Learning Lab – Dances from Around the World
Dancing has been a favorite way for people to tell stories, express emotion, and get active since the beginnings of history. Join us as we learn about popular dances from all over the world.
STEAM Learning Lab – A Mask for Me and My Friend!
Today we are going to teach you how to make an easy no-sew mask with just a t-shirt you no longer use or want and some scissors. To protect ourselves and others from COVID-19 the CDC now recommends wearing cloth face covering when in public to help keep ourselves and others safe. Wearing masks along with handwashing, coughing into your sleeve, and continuing to social distance are all ways we can stay healthy and safe.
STEAM Learning Lab – Pop-Up Paper Museum
What is your favorite memory in the museum? Since you can’t come visit the museum yet, we thought the museum could come and visit you! Make your very own simple 3D version of the museum to play with! Post a picture of your museum and tag us on social media!
STEAM Learning Lab – Twisty Time
Feeling a bit stiff being stuck inside all day? Get active with this fun family game! Challenge your child to stretch their muscles and their brain while learning how to tell time!