Get to Know Our CEO

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum welcomes Melissa Kaiser as the new chief executive officer. Kaiser comes to DISCOVERY and Las Vegas from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), where she served as the executive vice president of development. “We are thrilled to have Melissa Kaiser join the museum team as the new CEO,” says Andrea Smith, […]

Read More

The Magic of DISCOVERY Raises More Than $300,000 for DCM’s Educational Programs

Hi-res images available for download here. Annual gala recognized contributions toward strengthening education in the Las Vegas community and honored those involved with the success of the nonprofit museum’s programming. TWEET: MARVELOUS! @DiscoveryLV’s #TheMagicofDISCOVERY Gala raises $300k+ for the nonprofit museum’s educational programming. LAS VEGAS: DISCOVERY Children’s Museum held their annual The Magic of DISCOVERY […]

Read More

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum and Sunrise Children’s Hospital Partner in Educating Young Minds About The Medical Field

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum and Sunrise Children’s Hospital Partner in Educating Young Minds About The Medical Field Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Sunrise Children’s Hospital exhibit in ECO City Jan. 14, 2017 – LAS VEGAS – DISCOVERY Children’s Museum and Sunrise Children’s Hospital officially opened the Sunrise Children’s Hospital exhibit in ECO City, one of the museum’s […]

Read More

DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM & NEVADA BALLET THEATRE USHER IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WITH A ‘NUTCRACKER EXTRAVAGANZA’

The magic of all things Nutcracker will be felt this holiday season as DISCOVERY Children’s Museum collaborates with Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) for the fourth year in a row to present a “Nutcracker Extravaganza” kicking off on Friday, November 25, 2016. Children and families will learn about this special holiday tradition through set and costume […]

Read More

INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES AWARDS DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM PRESTIGIOUS GRANT

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently announced DISCOVERY Children’s Museum was awarded $150,000.00 Museums for America Grant to support the development, implementation and evaluation of a new staff training program – DISCOVERY Training Boot Camp – designed to optimize the nature and quality of the visitors’ experience. DISCOVERY Children’s Museum was one […]

Read More

Royal Tea to Benefit DISCOVERY

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum will benefit from its annual Royal Tea on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 1 pm – 3 pm. at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. Funds raised will support educational programming ensuring the museum remains the premier informal education venue for children and families in southern Nevada. The Royal Tea is designed for families and friends […]

Read More

A World of Fun

Fun and Games The Discovery Children’s Museum has a new name and spiffy new home downtown that’s more than 50 percent larger than its old digs. In more than 26,000 square feet of exhibit space, the child-pleaser now has nine new interactive galleries that focus on science, arts, culture, and early childhood learning. In Water […]

Read More