Special Events

Artist-in-Residence, Suzie Buhholz

To complement our theme of Sky, we are pleased to welcome Sausalito-based artist, Suzie Buchholz. For the past 15 years, Suzie has been making kites out of found objects and recycled materials, and will be working on a series of kites for special installation in our Entry Pavilion. Learn more about our Artist-in-Residence program.

Open Studios: Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 1 – May 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Kite-Making Workshops: Thursdays, April 10, May 1, May 22, 2 – 2:45 p.m. 

Read the article about Suzie's residency in the Marin Independent Journal.

Imagination Playground's "Learn & Play" Dates

Thursday, April 24 & Friday, April 25, 3 – 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. – noon


Meet the President of Imagination Playground, Dave Krishock, as he talks about the benefits of free play and how Imagination Playground sparks creativity, develops social collaborations, and improves concentration and problem solving. You'll receive valuable information about how you can bring an Imagination Playground to your school.

This event is for educators and parents. Admission to the Bay Area Discovery Museum is free with your RSVP. You can invite up to (2) two guests OR children. To reserve your spot, please complete this form.

Go Around the World for
Little Passports 5th Birthday Party

Saturday, April 26
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free with Museum admission

Join Little Passports as they commemorate their fifth birthday with an afternoon celebration in our Discovery Theatre. Kids can go around the world and participate in hands-on crafts, science experiments and educational activities. There will also be a "globetrotting" photo booth and light snacks. Don't miss the fun!

Daily Programs

Daily Programs

Our daily programs and tours are open-ended, make-up-as-you-go play opportunities around a theme that offer a way for our visitors and staff to engage with our exhibit spaces and inquiry-based educational philosophy.

Check our onsite chalkboard each morning for specific locations and more in-depth program themes.

Our talented staff leads an interactive and fun-filled storytime. Learn more.

Nature Walks with Ranger Lucy

3rd Wednesdays of the Month
April 16, May 14
10:30 a.m., Lookout Cove

Take a nature walk around Lookout Cove with our favorite National Park Ranger, Lucy. Meet a sticky monkey flower and watch turkey vultures flying overhead as we discover more about the plants and animals.



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