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When STEM Becomes STEAM, We Can Change the Game

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.

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Vacation Idea, “25 Best Things to Do in Sausalito”

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.

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PR Newswire, “The Goddard School Introduces New Educational Advisory Board Member”

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.

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Mommy Poppins, “25 Fun Things to do in San Francisco with Kids”

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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Marin Mommies, “Best Hands-On Museums for Kids in the Bay Area”

Families with kids up to age 8 love Sausalito’s Bay Area Discovery Museum for its combination of hands-on fun, exciting programs and performances, rotating special exhibits, and a great play area overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.
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The Bay Area Discovery Museum Announces Change of Executive Leadership

Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) today announced plans for a transition in its executive leadership in the coming year. CEO Karyn Flynn will be stepping down at the end of 2019, after eight years of dedicated, visionary leadership as chief executive that followed five years of service as a member of …

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The Bay Area Discovery Museum Announces $18.5 Million Renovation to its Fort Baker Campus

BADM’s reimagined campus will serve as an important early learning resource for the Bay Area.  Sausalito, CA: The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) today announced that it is partnering with world-renowned architecture firm Olson Kundig to break ground on an $18.5 million campus renovation, resulting in a world-class experience for all children. BOLD: Spark Curiosity, Inspire …

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Explore a Winter Wonderland at the Bay Area Discovery Museum this December

During the most magical time of the year, BADM is the most magical place to be Sausalito, CA – This December, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is the place to ring in the holiday season. Children and families can take a spin around our Iceless Skating Rink, get their picture taken with Santa, and ring …

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The Bay Area Discovery Museum Announces the Award of an IMLS Grant in Support of Its Engineering-Lab-on-Wheels

Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is pleased to announce that it has received a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to support the museum’s mobile engineering lab, the Try It Truck. The two-year grant supports the operation of the Try It Truck, BADM’s mobile engineering lab, …

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Look up at the Sun, Moon, and stars during My Sky at the Bay Area Discovery Museum

The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s latest special exhibit opens on September 22.  Sausalito, CA – On Saturday, September 22, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) will open My Sky. This new traveling exhibit, created in collaboration with NASA, brings the far-off phenomena of the sky closer than ever. Interactive activities in three unique exhibit spaces encourage children …

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For press inquiries, please contact:
Joanna Kauffmann
Communications Manager
Email: jkauffmann@badm.org
Phone: (415) 339-3998

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