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.

January 1 - 6 • Bridge Builders
Design and construct bridges from spaghetti, make paper bridges and test their strength with pennies, and create bridges from natural materials.
January 10 - 13 & 17 - 20 • Mythical Creatures
Explore a variety of mythical creatures from unicorns to dragons. Master the minotaur's labyrinth, create a unicorn horn, and more!
January 24 - 27 & January 31 - February 3 • Light and Color
Choose from an array of colorful materials to create sun catcher sculptures and explore and build with vibrant blocks and prisms.
February 7 - 10 & 14 - 17 • Shape Play
Toss, sort, stack and match an array of shapes to create designs and patterns and explore symmetry.
March 7 - 10 & 14 - 17 • Celtic Knots
Design a paper mosaic knot, and create Celtic knots from laces and string.
March 21 - 24 & 26 - 31 • Re-Constructors
Sculpt, build and artfully arrange an array of recycled materials – caps, tubes and other reclaimed treasures.

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

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