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)

STEAM Learning Lab – Contact Paper Rainbow

Contact Paper Rainbow Ages 3 and up, Sensory Friendly In March, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as well as the first day of Spring! During this month it snows less and rains more, and if the sun is out while it’s raining, the water in the air will cause the light from the sun to […]

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 […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Women Working Together Paper Chain

  Women Working Together Paper Chain Ages 6 and up   Happy International Women’s Day! On March 8th we join with communities all over the world to recognize the accomplishments of women. This art project is a great way to highlight some influential women, and can be a fun excuse to learn about new female […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Paper Bag Lungs

Paper Bag Lungs Ages 2 and older As we focus on getting fit this January, let’s learn about how our bodies work.  Today, we are talking about our lungs. As part of the circulatory system, they work hard to help oxygen enter our bloodstream. They also help us get rid of carbon dioxide. Cells produce […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Paper Stars

Paper Stars Ages 2 and up Happy Solstice! Were you able to have the chance to go stargazing? This is especially fun this year because of a rare astronomical event nicknamed “The Christmas Star.” For the first time in 400 years, Saturn and Jupiter will appear to align in the night sky. Of course, the […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Hanukkah Paper Dreidel

Hanukkah Paper Dreidel Ages 4 and up Hanukkah Sameach! While Hanukkah began on Dec 10th, there are still 4 days left to celebrate! Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration of a miracle that happened long ago. In 168 BCE, Greek invaders had taken over a temple in Jerusalem. According to the story, the temple was recaptured […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Paper Helicopter

If you have ever made a paper airplane, you know the best part is seeing how well it can fly! You can also make a helicopter out of paper! When you drop the paper helicopter it will spin down to the ground.

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!

Faith Ringgold Paper Quilts

In the STEAM Studio Discovery Gateway’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) programs offer a wide variety of real world, inquiry-based, participant-focused, and engaging experiences. Programs may vary from short 10-15 minute introductory activities to more in-depth family learning experiences that can last 30 to 60 minutes.

Handmade Paper Workshop

Have you ever wanted to make your own paper? Create unique Valentine’s Day cards with your own handmade special paper!

Paper Turtles

Join us in the STEAM Studio for art-focused experiences!

Paper Peacocks

Join us in the STEAM Studio for art-focused experiences!

Tissue Paper Tree

Join us in the STEAM Studio for inquiry-based, participant-focused, and engaging programs!