Beloved by local families for more than three decades, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) in Sausalito welcomes more than 350,000 guests a year. The museum’s spectacular Fort Baker setting in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge, is a definite perk
This union of design, art and STEM is alive and well at the Bay Area Discovery Museum: “At the Bay Area Discovery Museum, all of our arts programs have a specific link to STEM thinking and intentionally engage children in the design thinking process and emphasize creative problem solving,” said Janine Okmin, Director of Education.
Located in Sausalito, on national park land at the foot of the soaring Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Area Discovery Museum fires up the imagination with seven exhibition rooms and six or more drop-in monthly programs for kids aged 6 months to 10 years. The children learn about such concepts as gravity, laws of motion, friction, and much more.
Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School, proudly welcomes Dr. Helen Hadani, an esteemed expert in creative thinking and child development, to its prestigious Educational Advisory Board (EAB)!…Currently, Dr. Hadani is the director of research for the Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC), where she guides program and curriculum development for the CCC’s museum partner, the Bay Area Discovery Museum, and the museum’s on-site preschool.
Spend some time at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, an interactive, 7.5-acre indoor and outdoor adventure in art and science for kids ages 6 months to 10 years old.
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Special exhibition will run through May 8. January 15, 2016, Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum will open Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character and Confucius on Saturday, January 16, 2016. In this new interactive exhibition, families will be transported to China, a country where a quickly changing modern lifestyle intersects with ancient values. Through …
Grant to bring engaging engineering education to pre-K and elementary school teachers in the Bay Area December 15, 2015, Sausalito, CA – Today it was announced that the Bay Area Discovery Museum has been awarded $380,000 from 100Kin10 to fund a mobile engineering lab to serve the Bay Area’s pre-K through fifth grade classrooms. 100Kin10 …
Google to fund visits for 1,000 Bay Area kids to Museum for STEM programming, Fab Lab sneak peek November 25, 2015, Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum today announced its first STEM Field Trip Day, made possible through the generous support of Google. On Monday, December 14, a day closed to the public, …
Award from San Francisco-based social club will fund first-of-its-kind high tech maker space November 18, 2015, Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum has been awarded $250,000 from Battery Powered – the philanthropic arm of the San Francisco social club The Battery – to fund the world’s first early learning Fab Lab. The Bay …
STEM-based exhibition kicks off the Museum’s Summer of Curiosity, with special programming and expanded hours. The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for nearly 80 years – comes to life inCurious George: Let’s Get Curious!, opening May 23, 2015 …
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