Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art

…Alive; A T Rex Named Sue; The Nature of Diamonds; Einstein; and Frank Lloyd Wright. The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art inspires members and visitors through diverse programming and educational offerings. Exciting upgrades are coming for our permanent exhibits in the interactive Hall of Ideas, while our 4th floor galleries garner statewide recognition for the innovative range of exhibitions that celebrate the synergy between science

PRESS RELEASE: alton brown’s “eat your science” tour | 10/25/2017

…social media platforms. Brown created a new form of entertainment – the live culinary variety show – with his “Edible Inevitable Tour”, which played in over 100 cities with more than 150,000 fans in attendance. The Eat Your Science tour has sold more than 200,000 tickets in over 80 cities. Tickets are on sale now. Information about Alton Brown or the Eat Your Science tour can be found on Facebook: /altonbrown; Twitter: @altonbrown and…

Education: Educators

…Center for the Arts offers Weekday Student Matinee performances for educational groups. These theatre experiences indulge the imagination while supporting arts (visual, music, dance, etc) and literature curriculum. Art & Science Connections Tour 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…

Who We Are

…we commit to: Delivering WOW Service Performing Our Personal Best Creating Open and Honest Relationships Embracing Change through Creativity Creating A Positive Team Environment Escaping the Ordinary! ALDEN B. DOW MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & ART Celebrate the visual arts and sciences through individual participation, appreciation, education and expression. Over 50,000 visitors explore our featured exhibitions each year. The hands-on Hall of Ideas,…

Museum Memberships

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 through hands-on fun; a Studio School to cultivate your techniques and expression; Outreach Programs that touch the lives of regional students;…

General Tour Guidelines

…se rates apply to public and private schools (pre-K – 12th grade) and no additional discounts may be used. Homeschoolers, scouts, college groups and others please email for rates. 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…

Past Exhibitions

The exhibition program of the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art is prolific and presents a wide range of themes exploring the synergy between science and art. Below are photos documenting select past exhibitions that are important for the artists they featured, were thematically innovative or were simply powerful installations. A majority of the exhibitions featured in the Museum are curated internally by the Director and staff while…

Hands-On Galleries

…ronomically-themed” image each day with interpretive text. Mars Exploration Rover Update: stay informed on the Mars Exploration Rovers. Cassini-Huygens Update: reports from the Saturn orbiter and the Titan Entry Probe now en route to the ringed planet. Skylines: beautifully illustrated introductions to the constellations, planets, deep sky objects and special astronomical events of the night sky updated monthly. Science as Art:…

Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs

…! Included with Admission NEW – Spark!Lab® Smithsonian! Create, innovate, collaborate, and problem solve! Through hands-on activities, children and their families engage in invention through activities that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math with art and creativity. Included with full museum admission, this self-led exploration of interactive space creates creative and collaborative thinking. Learn more… Hall of…

KlutzĀ® Amazingly Immature

…April 30. Special pricing discounts apply. Museum Closed: December 24 – 26, 2017; January 1 – 2, 2018. Also closed Easter Sunday, Independence Day and Thanksgiving Day. Become a member and save BIG! An Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art membership pays for itself after only a couple visits! You’ll enjoy free admission for 12 months and other benefits! Become a member today! Spark!Lab® Smithsonian! Create, innovate, collaborate, and…