Tagged: museum of discovery

Spark! Stars Reception

by Staff 9/7/2018 12:00 am

The Museum of Discovery's annual Spark! fundraiser isn't until November, but local leaders in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) joined together for a special evening in July. These leaders, known as Spark! Stars, have dedicated their professional lives to careers in STEAM, and a new class is honored at each annual Spark! event. This gathering was an opportunity for former Spark! Stars and museum board members to meet this year’s class ahead of the event this fall.

Museum of Discovery Launches New Discovery Alliance

by Lydia McAllister 1/18/2018 3:35 pm

Six years after reopening downtown, the MoD is looking towards the future.

Start Your Jedi Training at Museum of Discovery's Star Wars Science

by Lydia McAllister 12/20/2017 9:08 am

The Force is strong with this event.

Walmart to Award $1.12M in Grants Wednesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2017 10:04 am

Walmart will host a “Day of Giving” in Little Rock at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to award Walmart Foundation Arkansas State Giving grants totaling $1.12 million to 11 nonprofits.

Pody Gay to Lead Museum of Discovery Network (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Pody Gay has joined the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock as director of the Discovery Network, a consortium of museums, library systems, schools, university STEM centers and a Head Start program in Arkansas.

Museum of Discovery Empowers Kids With Spark!

by Jess Ardrey 11/1/2017 12:01 am

Brooke and Tim Hicks are quick to sell their younger selves out as lovers of the sciences. Now, as the two prepare to co-chair the Museum of Discovery’s fifth annual Spark! event, they find themselves in good company.

Have a Solar Eclipse Picnic With the Museum of Discovery

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

It's an event 99 years in the making, and there's no one you'd rather spend it with.

9 Events for Weekend Family Fun

by Lydia McAllister 2/16/2017 9:21 am

Keep the good times rolling by attending one of the nine weekend events gracing Little Rock.

Museum of Discovery to Expand Girls in STEM Program

by Lydia McAllister 2/13/2017 7:00 am

The Museum of Discovery said last week that its Girls in STEM program will serve more girls in 2017 and expand to Jonesboro and Pine Bluff thanks to grants from Walmart, Best Buy and the Women's Foundation of Arkansas.

Museum of Discovery Marks 90th Year With New History Exhibit

by Jess Ardrey 1/13/2017 5:05 pm

Ah, science. It only gets better with age.

Kevin Delaney's 'Street Science' Premieres Tonight

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 1/11/2017 12:00 am

Get the popcorn ready, folks.

10 Local Shopping Ideas Inside Little Rock Soirée's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 11/29/2016 12:00 am

A curated selection of great gifts for everyone on your list.

6 Events for Weekend Fun: Arkansas State Fair, Harry Potter Science & More!

by Lydia McAllister 10/13/2016 7:00 am

Head out to the 77th Annual Arkansas State Fair for some delicious funnel cake or escape your Muggle life for the wizarding world at the Museum of Discovery's Harry Potter Science Day.

Harry Potter Science Day Coming to The Museum of Discovery

by Lydia McAllister 10/5/2016 1:55 pm

Hold on to your brooms, folks. Things are about to get magical.

5 Family Events in Little Rock This Weekend: Fishing Derby, Tinkerfest & More

by Lydia McAllister 9/15/2016 8:00 am

If you're already in the whole "Wake me up when September ends" mindset, we have a list of weekend events to perk you up. Do something good for your city by cleaning up at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, walk for the Mothers Against Drunk Drivers event at Murray Park or head downtown for the fifth annual Tinkerfest at the Museum of Discovery.

Video: Kevin Delaney Launches 1,000 Tiny Rockets on 'The Tonight Show'

by Jess Ardrey 6/22/2016 8:45 am

Hold on to your lab coats and umbrella hats. Our favorite rad scientist Kevin Delaney is back on TV blowing stuff up, and we can't get enough.

April Issue Reveal Party

by Arvest Bank 5/27/2016 12:00 am

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Envoys threw a family-friendly event at Museum of Discovery for new doctors and special guests. Guests enjoyed beverages and dinner and a special presentation of the April issue of Little Rock Soirée, which featured a story on the Cancer Institute and RockStar Lounge.

15 Mother's Day Events and Activities in Central Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/3/2016 11:00 am

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8. Here are a few events, brunches and activities where moms are being honored and celebrated around town! Moms can pick up beautiful plants at ACCESS Gardens' plant sale, snag a free manicure at McCain Mall or enjoy a mom-themed storytime with the whole family.

Museum of Discovery, Wal-Mart Partner to Promote Mentors for Women in STEM

by Alexis Crowe 4/13/2016 10:05 am

The Museum of Discovery and the Arkansas STEM Coalition are partnering with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville to introduce "Million Women Mentors" in central Arkansas.

Video: Kevin Delaney Creates Fireballs on 'The Tonight Show'

by Jess Ardrey 3/2/2016 8:45 am

It had been too long since we watched our favorite rad scientist Kevin Delaney blow something up on television. Luckily, that's been remedied.