July 9, 2017

Super Sunday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Reading pointers are a great way to get crafty and develop literacy skills!  

July 11, 2017

Tuesday Tales @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

In Eric Carle’s “A House for a Hermit Crab,” a hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels.

July 12, 2017

Brain Builders @ 3:30 p.m.

Brain Builders, the Discovery Museum’s newest program, invites elementary-age children and their families to have a “STEAM”-powered summer together! Build your brain in the realms of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math during weekly, hands-on experiments and activities. 

July 12, 2017

Preschool Patrol @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Explore life under the sea and make some beautiful collage art!

July 13, 2017

Passport Thursday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Travel to Ecuador to learn about its native animals and decorate a hermit crab in a shell inspired by Eric Carle’s “A House for a Hermit Crab.”

July 14, 2017

Fit Friday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Pretend to be a hermit crab collecting decorations for your shell when we play “Crab Grab”!

July 15, 2017

Science Saturday @ 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Design and build a bridge for Babar and his elephant friends.

July 16, 2017

Super Sunday 12 to 4 p.m.

Take a stroll through “Babar’s Museum of Art” and draw colorful pictures with pastels!

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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