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…

Monday, July 17, 2017

Preschool Science (3.5-5)

Science doesn’t have to be difficult. Get your young Einstein or Marie Curie on the road to discovering the mysteries of the world around them with this class of fun and exciting projects.
*Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Online registration will close on Thursday, July 13 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Age(s) 3.5-5
Date(s) July 17 - July 21, 2017
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Instructor Kelli Jolly
Location Studio 2
Class Type Science
Cost $75 | $65 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!)
Registration Begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
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Monday, August 14, 2017

Preschool Science (3.5-5)

Science doesn’t have to be difficult. Get your young Einstein or Marie Curie on the road to discovering the mysteries of the world around them with this class of fun and exciting projects. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Online registration will close on Thursday, August 10 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Age(s) 3.5-5
Date(s) August 14 - August 18, 2017
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Instructor Jennifer Pashak
Location Studio 2
Class Type Science
Cost $75 | $65 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!)
Registration Begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
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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…

Monday, July 10, 2017

Preschool Drama 2 (4-5)

Channel your child’s imagination by getting them involved in theatre! Preschoolers will love this opportunity to act out their favorite stories, move with different types of music, and embrace their silly side! Early participation in drama develops confidence and speaking skills, serves as a wonderful introduction to acting, and begins a life-long enjoyment of creative arts.

Students must have independent bathroom skills and have taken Preschool Drama and/or be 5 years of age. For ages 4 – 5.

Online registration will close on Thursday, July 6 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Age(s) 3.5-5
Date(s) July 10 - July 14, 2017
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Instructor Kelli Jolly
Location Rehearsal Room B
Class Type Theatre
Cost $75 (register by April 7 and save $5!)
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Science Explorers (6-8)

Explore the basic concepts of the sciences such as chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology and biology. In the process learn how they were discovered, and what it would be like to work in that field. Have fun making and using your own scientific instruments. Make things disappear and then reappear again, race your ‘hot wheels’ cars, make a sundial, grow crystals and see all the beautiful and scary things found in a drop of pond water.

Online registration will close on Thursday, July 20 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Age(s) 6-8
Date(s) July 24 - July 28, 2017
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Kalee Wortley
Location Studio 2
Class Type Science
Cost $100 | $90 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!)
Registration Begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
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Monday, August 7, 2017

Science Explorers (6-8)

Explore the basic concepts of the sciences such as chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology and biology. In the process learn how they were discovered, and what it would be like to work in that field. Have fun making and using your own scientific instruments. Make things disappear and then reappear again, race your ‘hot wheels’ cars, make a sundial, grow crystals and see all the beautiful and scary things found in a drop of pond water.

Online registration will close on Thursday, August 3 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Age(s) 6-8
Date(s) August 7 - August 11, 2017
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Kalee Wortley
Location Studio 2
Class Type Science
Cost $100 | $90 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!)
Registration Begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
Details Sold Out