Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art

…n science and in art. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1476471171976{margin-bottom: 10px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”]The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art celebrates the visual arts and sciences by promoting individual participation, appreciation, education and expression. The hands-on Hall of Ideas, rotating Exhibitions in the galleries, community Outreach…

PRESS RELEASE: Science Cafe – “Science & Sleep” with the MSO | 2/2/2017

…Join friends at Midland Center for the Arts’ Saints & Sinners Lounge on Thursday, February 2, at 7 p.m. for “The Science of Sleep” with guest speaker Samantha D’Aigle, of MidMichigan Health. Midland Symphony Orchestra musicians warm things up with Brahms selections starting at 6 p.m. Cash bar. Details at www.mcfta.org/thursdays. Sponsored by Arbury Insurance Agency….

PRESS RELEASE: Super Science Day & Dow Luge Designers | 2/11/2017

Kids will explore science while participating in up to 12 hands-on STEM-related activities, during “Super Science Day” at Midland Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Uncover a secret message using chemistry, make marshmallows contract & expand as you learn about air pressure, explore Newton’s 3rd Law as you learn about energy, make a circuit to understand electricity, enjoy optical illusions, make & take…

Education: Educators

…”42952″ img_size=”full” css=”.vc_custom_1476720530559{margin-bottom: 10px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Our NEW Art & Science Connections Tour, is an interdisciplinary 45-minute program that encourages students to identify the intersections found within scientific experimentation and the creative process. Your students will explore kinetic…

PRESS RELEASE: AB Dow Museum opens Winter Exhibitions incl. Design Zone | January 2017

…University; Great Lakes Loons, CPI Fluid Engineering; Bierlein Companies; with media sponsors Quick Reliable Printing, WNEM TV5 and WCMU. The creation of Design Zone was made possible by the generous support of the National Science Foundation. The exhibition was produced and is toured by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). DESIGN ZONE THEMED AREAS AND HANDS-ON HIGHLIGHTS: Videogame Design Lab, Architecture Studio, and the Digital…

PRESS RELEASE: Science Cafe – “Glow Night” | 11/14/2016

…things with biochemists Dr. Greg Colores and Dr. Gina Malczewski. Afterward, have fun with hands-on glow-in-the-dark activities including painting, observation of luminescing bacteria, triboluminescence and glow sticks. The Science Café “Glow Night” takes place November 14 at 7 p.m. For ages 12 and up. Admission is free with your reservation; seating is limited. Reserve your spot through the MCFTA Ticket Office at 800-523-7649 or mcfta.org….

Who We Are

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PRESS RELEASE: Science Cafe – “Bacon & Eggs” | 12/8/2016

…bacon, as well as the chemistry and versatility of eggs. Come learn about new ways to use and prepare these staples, and taste the examples! Bring your scientific curiosity and be prepared for some culinary exploration. The Science Café “Bacon and Eggs” takes place December 8 at 7 p.m. Grab a drink and socialize in the Saints and Sinners Lounge at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free; seating is limited and will be filled first come, first served. For…

Museum Memberships

…=”.vc_custom_1476908924236{margin-bottom: 10px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Explore the exciting interaction between art and science! An Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art membership pays for itself after only a couple visits! You’ll discover Galleries filled with world-class art and science exhibitions; the Hall of Ideas where interactive exhibits let kids learn…

General Tour Guidelines

…dditional discounts may be used. Homeschoolers, scouts, college groups and others please email for rates.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Required Minimum Number of Chaperones: Preschool – 4th grade: 1 for every 5 students 5th – 9th Grade: 1 for every 10 students 10th – 12th Grade: 1 for every 15 students The Education Department reserves the right to increase the minimum number…