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Stuart Jackson to Chair Museum of Discovery Board

We’re excited to announce Stuart Jackson as our new board chair!  Stuart and his wife, Christy, have been longtime supporters of the museum and in 2011 co-chaired Uncorked, the fall event that transitioned to become Spark. He joined the board in 2012 and will be chair in 2018-2019. He is a partner at Wright Lindsey Jennings, […]

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Star Wars Science

Saturday, January 13 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. We’re one with the Force because we have got a great list of activities for you and your family to enjoy during this popular annual event including: Shadow & Light Play Alien Playdough Meet Star Wars Characters Stomp Rockets Star Wars Coding Awesome Science Star Wars Shows […]

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Arkansas Heart Hospital to Support Cardiac Education at Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (Dec. 7, 2017) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that Arkansas Heart Hospital will sponsor heart health programming at the science center.  The sponsorship includes support for heart-related exhibits, heart dissection labs for school groups and a series of heart health days at the museum open to all visitors, with the […]

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Riverfest is Gone … But Springfest Lives On!

Museum of Discovery to take the helm of free family festival on April 7 Little Rock, Ark. (Nov. 27) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that it will take over the planning and execution of Springfest, the free family festival presented the last two Aprils by Riverfest. The third annual Springfest will be held in and […]

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Room to Grow Reopens!

We are excited to reopen Room to Grow, our six and under space, following improvement renovations!  Additions/improvements include a large climbing structure, dance studio, larger noodle forest, air cannon wall, Discovery Pet Clinic, a building station and more!

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Help us Name our Alligator!

We have narrowed down your name suggestions for our new alligator and now we need you to vote on the best one! Voting ends on November 8 at 11 a.m.  Vote here! 

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Network Led by Museum of Discovery Wins National Science Museum Award

Little Rock, Ark. (Oct. 23) – The Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, has won the 2017 Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award for Business Practice from the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), an international organization of more than 600 science centers and museums dedicated to encouraging public engagement with science […]

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Entergy “Arkansas” Powers World Record Tesla Coil at Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (Oct 5, 2017) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that Entergy Arkansas is the new sponsor of its Guinness World Record musical bi-polar Tesla coil. The coil debuted in 2015 and has been witnessed by thousands of visitors. The coil – named after its inventor, Nikola Tesla, the developer of the […]

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Arkansas Schools Selected for STEM Excellence Pathway Program

Little Rock, Ark. (Sept. 28) – The Discovery Network at the Museum of Discovery has announced the 15 Arkansas schools and school districts selected as the 2017-2018 cohorts to participate in the first Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway program in the state. The Pathway program helps schools evaluate the quality of different aspects of their STEM […]

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XOXO: Exhibit About Love and Forgiveness Opens Saturday At Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (Sept. 21) – Share, listen, connect, ask, and learn about feelings and emotions at XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness, opening Saturday, September 23, at Museum of Discovery. Through facial expressions, words, movement, art making and other hands-on activities, XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness provides children and caregivers the […]

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