All children’s museums function across four key dimensions: local destinations, community resources, educational laboratories, and advocates for children.
Raising money for educational programs is a worthy investment of your museum’s time. These 7 effective strategies will help you get started.
What does STEM really mean in the context of a children’s museum, or in an early childhood area of a science center?
Use NASA’s free resources to join in the anniversary excitement and build awareness of your year-round opportunities!
Many children’s museums around the world have mascots that represent their museum’s mission, history, and sense of fun.
Museums Advocacy Day 2019 took place February 25-26 in Washington, DC.
In the first 25 years of the 20th century, four museums for children opened in the United States: Brooklyn Children’s Museum (1899), Boston Children’s Museum (1913), the Detroit Children’s Museum (1917), and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (1925).
A children’s museum considering a school today has the benefit of learning from the experience of organizations like Portland Children’s Museum and Opal School.
The 14th annual Endangered Species Day on May 17, 2019 provides children’s museums with an opportunity to highlight their educational programs and overall mission while also recognizing this nationwide celebration.
Having a clear definition of play, on an institutional level, can strengthen a museum’s work and facilitate communication around play to stakeholders.