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February 22, 2017

Preschool Patrol @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

For Preschool Patrol this week we’ll make headbands and animal art with big, beautiful flowers just like Mexican artist Frida Kahlo!  

February 23, 2017

Passport Thursday @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Spend the day in Claude Monet’s French garden making lily pad art at Passport Thursday!

February 24, 2017

Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Leap, jump, and even ribbit like a frog when we do lily pad fitness at Fit Friday!

February 25, 2017

Science Saturday @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Learn about the chemistry of milk and make cool Magic Milk art at this week’s Science Saturday!

February 25, 2017

Bookmaking with Beryl 3 to 4 p.m.

This month at the museum children’s book author Beryl Reichenberg will read her book “The Littlest Dinosaur” and teach kids how to make dino books!

February 26, 2017

Discovery Artists Program 12 to 4 p.m.

This week the Discovery Artist Program welcomes local painter Beverly Johnson to the Discovery Museum to teach contrast painting with tape!

February 28, 2017

Tuesday Tales @ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

It’s a Sunday afternoon, and Katie is bored. But Grandma knows just what will cheer her up—a visit to the art museum!

April 23, 2017


Join us on Sunday, April 23rd, from NOON – 4 PM for the 8th Annual Free Family Kite Festival at Rotary Centennial Park in Santa Maria Presented by the Santa Maria Public Airport  Live Music by Birdie Food Kite Contests Family Fun! For information about Corporate Sponsorship and event details, contact us at (805) 928-8414 […]

September 23, 2017

Night at the Museum Gala Event

Saturday, September 23 VIP reception  starts at 5:30 p.m. Gala starts at 6:30 p.m. On September 23rd the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum will come to life after dark for a red-carpet affair to raise funds for our much-need programs for kids. This 3rd annual black-tie-optional event will be full of surprises and fun, with entertainment, heavy hors […]

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