Bay Area Discovery Museum and Center for Childhood Creativity Host Free Lecture on Topic of Raising Successful Children

Psychologist and author, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, is speaking at Creativity Talks on Tuesday, October 25, in Sausalito

What: Creativity Talks are free evening lecture series featuring prominent speakers on topics of creativity and early childhood presented by the Bay Area Discovery Museum and its Center for Childhood Creativity. Renowned psychologist and author, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek is presenting key findings from her new book Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells us About Raising Successful Children at this Creativity Talks lecture. After her talk, guests are welcome to participate in a Q&A session. These talks are ideal for parents, formal and informal educators, scientists, and researchers.

Who: For more than 30 years Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, director of the Infant Language Laboratory and the Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Faculty Fellow in the department of psychology at Temple University, has performed groundbreaking research in language and literacy and contributed to advances in education through her work on playful learning and early spatial development. She is the author of 14 books, including How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life and Einstein Never used Flashcards: How Children Really Learn and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less.

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required. To RSVP for a free ticket, visit

Where: Discovery Theater at Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito, California, 94965.

Why: Creativity Talks puts the Bay Area Discovery Museum and Center for Childhood Creativity’s mission into action by promoting creative thinking as a critical 21st century skill.

About the Bay Area Discovery Museum

The Bay Area Discovery Museum has been at the forefront of early childhood education for 25 years, welcoming millions of children, parents, and teachers to its iconic site at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, CA. As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Museum’s mission is to ignite and advance creative thinking for all children. The Bay Area Discovery Museum is the only museum in the United States that combines a research division, a laboratory preschool, and comprehensive programming at the intersection of creativity development and STEM.


About the Contributor
Jennifer Moncayo-Hida is a Senior Communications Manager at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.