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.
Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose jumpstarted conversations with their Breaking Ground and Common Ground initiatives.
The research question for this study was: How do children’s museums conceptualize play and its role in their missions?
This article, a case study of The Children’s Museum of the Upstate and its satellite museum, TCMU-Spartanburg, appears in the latest issue of Hand to Hand.
Vroom, an early learning and brain development initiative, starts from a very simple principle: Parents already have what it takes to be brain-builders.
National Summer Learning Day is less than one month away! Led by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), July 12 is a national advocacy day promoting summer learning—and fighting summer slide.
ACM’s quarterly journal, Hand to Hand, was first published in 1986.