Through Sunday, January 21st – Drinking Straw Science
Join us for some fun and silly drinking straw science experiments in honor of Drinking Straw Day! Uncover the hidden science of straws with a floating ball game, make a straw “flute”, and try out the double straw challenge. The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
Monday, January 8th, 4:00-6:00pm – Sensory Night
The event is designed for children with sensory integration needs and their immediate family. Lighting and sound are adjusted as well as many other environmental elements. The Museum will be closed to the public during this event and registration is required. Sensory Nights are free. Early registration is recommended because spaces are limited. To register, please call (423) 434-4263 x. 800.
Wednesday, January 17th – Kid Inventors Day
Our feature exhibit, Make It. Take It. will be open today especially for Kid Inventors Day. Join us to tinker, make, craft, build, design, learn, and DIY with our array of materials. We provide the materials and tools, you provide the inspiration, creativity, and fun! We will have extra “challenges” throughout the day to test your ingenuity and skill!
Tuesday, January 23rd – Sunday, February 25th – For the Love of Science
We may not have a special formula for the science of relationships, but we do have the formula for some fun experiments to help celebrate Valentine’s Day. You won’t believe your eyes with our optical illusion heart, learn about solubility while creating a Sharpie tie dye valentine, and enjoy a show of dancing, bobbing conversation heart candies. The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
If you have any questions on these or other programs, please call (423) 434-HAND. Hours Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Mondays 9am-5pm, March, June, July, August only. Admission fees apply. All programs and activities are subject to change without notice.