Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art

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 and preschool area, rotating Exhibitions in the galleries, community Outreach Programs, Art Fairs and Special Events are all components in the Museum’s programming.

The Museum is centrally located inside Midland Center for the Arts and welcomes over 50,000 visitors and students annually. Explore 14,000 square feet of gallery space, including family-friendly interactive exhibits in the Hall of Ideas. Many of the Museum’s featured exhibitions are part of national or global tours and the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art may be their only stop in Michigan. Past exhibitions include: Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs; Frogs! A Chorus of Colors; WaterWorks: Soak Up the Science!; Chinese Terracotta Warriors; Grossology; Lizards & Snakes 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 and art.

The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art is an incorporated member group of Midland Center for the Arts, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.