Discovery Studio


Discovery StudioA vibrant space for children's open-ended art and science exploration

This artfully designed environment inspires discovery and creative exploration with a selection of rotating activities, appropriate for a wide range of ages and abilities.  It offers an array of interesting objects and materials, coupled with challenges and ideas for investigation. 

Discovery Studio is open for self-guided exploration from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM most days. Try a different theme each week!  Check the calendar for more details and for other daily activities.

October 1 - 4 • Engineer It! Materials Challenge
Build amazing structures using only cardboard squares, construct towers with popsicle sticks and clothespins, and create contraptions from paper tubes and straws.
October 5 - 14 • Puzzle Play
Try your hand at geometric, mosaic, wooden and magnetic puzzles that involve shape sequencing and sorting and have multiple solutions.
October 18 - 29 • Spooky Studio
Dress up, create spooky creatures and have other frightful fun!
November 1 - 6 & 9 - 10 • Spatial Thinkers
Experiment with tangram puzzles and blocks and morph two-dimensional designs into 3-D cubes.
November 15 - 23 • Celtic Knots
Design a paper mosaic knot, and create Celtic knots from laces and string.
November 25 -27 • Engineer It! Brick Building Challenge
Make brick prints, experiment with brick laying using clay and blocks, and build with boxes to create large-scale constructions.

Discovery Studio was supported in part by the June Rockwell Levy Foundation.

Discovery Studio, a vibrant space for children's art and science exploration