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What: “The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence”
Who: Jessica Lahey, New York Times best-selling author
When: Wednesday, April 28, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Online via... READ MORE
Dear Friend of the Museum,
One year. This is not an anniversary I plan to celebrate. From a professional point of view, the last year of responding to COVID-19 has been the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. But as I look back—and think about what might have been—I am very pleased not... READ MORE
Acton, MA - Discovery Museum announced today the launch of its Feel the Force laboratory toolkit, the first offering in a new product series for K-5 remote learning called Field Trip on Tour. Field Trip on Tour is the Museum’s third unique distance learning offering launched since the COVID... READ MORE
What: “Grandparenting a Child with Autism: Roles, Responsibilities, and Supports"
Who: Charlie Washburn, retired Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, of VSA Massachusetts and grandfather of two boys on the autism spectrum, and Donna Danielewski, Senior Director of the Carl and Ruth... READ MORE
ACTON, MA – The Discovery Museum Speaker Series kicks off its 9th year with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College who is widely known for her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. “Talking to Kids about Race and Racism: A... READ MORE
Acton, MA - Discovery Museum announced today the launch of Virtual Traveling Science Workshops (VTSW) and other teaching resources for schools, and Parent-Assisted STEAM Experiences (PASE), a set of in-museum and at-home learning resources and supports for families. Developed to address the... READ MORE
ACTON, MA – Discovery Museum announced today that a house on the Museum campus is available for free to any interested party able to relocate it from its current site for reuse or salvage. The house street address is 183 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720. The property the house sits on is... READ MORE