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Media Coverage
June 14, 2016

The Discovery Museums received a $1,500 grant by the Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy student group at Middlesex School in Concord. The funds will support the museums’ Especially for Me program series, which offers free events for families of children who are deaf or hard-of-... READ MORE

News Release
June 9, 2016

ACTON, MA—The Discovery Museums announced today a $1,500 grant recommended by the Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) student group at Middlesex School in Concord. The funds will support the Museums’ Especially for Me program series, which offers free events for families of... READ MORE

News Release
June 3, 2016

ACTON, MA – The Discovery Museums today announced a $300,000 Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund capital grant supporting Phase II of the Museums’ Campus Master Plan funded by the Campaign for The Discovery Museums. This generous contribution, which will be fully matched by The Manton... READ MORE

Rendering of future Discovery Woods site
News Release
June 2, 2016

ACTON, MA – This July, The Discovery Museums opens Discovery Woods, a launching point for outdoor adventures and woodland exploration, featuring an inclusive, fully-accessible nature playscape with the coolest, biggest treehouse you've ever seen, built by DIY Network's The Treehouse Guys. Thanks... READ MORE

News Release
May 26, 2016

ACTON, MA –The Discovery announced the launch of Blue Star Museums,  a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel... READ MORE

Media Coverage
April 28, 2016

For the last six years, mathematical computing software company MathWorks has supported the Discovery Museums’ mission of introducing scientific concepts in thousands of classrooms throughout New England through its Traveling Science Workshops (TSW). The Natick-based company announced April 26... READ MORE

5th graders at the Crisafulli Elementary School in Westford, MA explore the properties of force and motion in a Traveling Science Workshop by The Discovery Museums
News Release
April 26, 2016

ACTON, MA—The Discovery Museums announced today a renewed partnership with MathWorks of Natick, MA to bring the museums’ Traveling Science Workshops (TSW) program to elementary and middle schools. Now in its 24th year, TSW is a state curriculum-based program that brings hands-on science and STEM... READ MORE

News Release
April 21, 2016

ACTON, MA - The Discovery Museums will kick off their 7th annual Bid for Kids online auction fundraiser on Monday, May 2 at 8:30am at www.biddingforgood.com/discoverymuseums.  The auction will close on Wednesday,... READ MORE

CEO Neil Gordon
CEO Update
April 20, 2016

Loving relationships give young children a sense of comfort, safety, confidence, and encouragement. So, what is the big news with that? The big news is that the leading thinkers in education policy have determined, through significant research, that healthy social-emotional development in... READ MORE

Media Coverage
April 19, 2016

The Beacon

By Molly Loughman
mloughman@wickedlocal.com
@MLoughmanWL

According to CEO Neil Gordon, this year has been the most successful year of fundraising in the Discovery Museums’ 34-year history -- and... READ MORE

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