World Connections Day

Friday, July 29 | All Day! Celebrate culture and diversity at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum at our World Connections Day! Featuring Divya School of Dance, Jung Hing Lion Dance Club, and a Bharatanatyam Dance Performance. All programming was made possible by the Salt Lake City Art Council. This event is free with museum admission.

Lunar New Year

Friday, February 4th | 10am-6pm Ring in the Year of the Tiger with us at the Children’s Museum! We’ll have decorations, themed art and science programming and a Traditional Chinese Lion Dance performance at 12:30pm! Free with admission, no registration required.  

Celebrate Womens Equality Day

Celebrate National Womens Equality Day with educational programming and a monochromatic art project featuring amazing women in history! *Free with admission to museum

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  

Celebrate Pioneer Day

Celebrate Pioneer day with historical crafts, games and experiences all week long! *Free with admission  

World Snake Day Celebration + Snake Show

Slither into the museum and watch a LIVE reptile show and enjoy some snake crafts ssssure to put a smile on your child’s face! 12:00PM Snake Show *Included with admission  

STEAM Learning Lab – Pointillism Project

  Pointillism Project Ages 3 and up   During the month of March, the Museum is displaying the art of local artist Durga Ekambaram in a new exhibit called Intriguing India. Her artwork displays a lot of artistic mediums, including a painting done in method called pointillism. Her piece, Bharathiyar, uses pointillism and is featured […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Pi Day Picnic

  Pi Day Picnic Great for kids 3 and up with an adult   We like to celebrate Pi Day with a side of Pie. 3.14, or Pi, is roughly the ratio of the circumference of any circle to the diameter. What better way to help people remember then celebrating March 14th with a perfect […]

Mozart Day

Today is Mozart’s birthday! Celebrate this day with a special piano tutorial. Learn how to make a Mozart wig in our STEAM Learning Lab.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

‘I have a dream…’ Watch this powerful and famous speech with our partners, the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority!

STEAM Learning Lab – A Snow Day Celebration

A Snow Day Celebration Winter can be a great time to stay inside curled up with a good book, but it can also be a great chance to experience Utah’s famous snow!  A Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats seems to perfectly capture the fun that can be had playing in the snow. It can […]

Santa Lucia Day

Celebrate Santa Lucia Day, a traditional Scandanavian holiday by learning about the story of Santa Lucia.

Secret Garden Day

This month is the birthday of Frances Hodgeson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden! We will be talking about childhood literacy and sharing tips to get kids reading!

Election Day

Now is the time to vote! For the past few months, we have been teaching your child the importance of learning how to vote and learning about candidates. Our mock election between Mo Willems’ Pidgeon, Elephant, and Pig will be hosted through a Facebook Poll.

Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Learn more about Ada and see how make a cool binary bracelet for this special STEAM Learning Lab!

*Cancelled* St. Patrick’s Day

Let the shenanigans begin! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day traditions at Discovery Gateway! Wear green and join us for fun hands-on activities of all things Saint Paddy’s.

*Cancelled* Pi Day

Who’s ready for Pie? Learn more about Pi with a special math project and Pi Skyline Art. Register for our Pie Making Workshop where we will be making personal pies you can enjoy with professional Chef Stacey Lane!

International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! Join Discovery Gateway in celebrating women’s social, cultural, and political achievements and learning the importance of gender equality.

Dr. Seuss Day

Oh, the places you’ll go… like to Discovery Gateway, to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day!

Leap Day

How do you celebrate Leap Day? To celebrate this rare day that only comes once every 4 years, Discovery Gateway will have special programming in the Curiosity Shop!

Presidents’ Day

Learn fascinating facts about out Presidents while participating in fun activities!

Valentine’s Day

Will you be our Valentine? Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Discovery Gateway!

Open House for Public Officials Day

Join Discovery Gateway in welcoming our city, state and county public officials for an exciting day showcasing all that Discovery Gateway has to offer!

Homeschool Day

Here at Discovery Gateway we know that not every student is the same and not every school is either, that’s why we have Homeschool Days!