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Upcoming Events

Van Gogh & Vino Everyone Is Invited - Must 21 Years or Older

May 3, 2014, 5:00pm Van Gogh Alive and Windows on Tryon

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to experience Van Gogh Alive and to participate in a BYOB workshop on texture painting in the style of Van Gogh, led by educators from The Mint Museum. Date: Saturday, May 3 Time: 5:00… more

Vinyasa & Van Gogh Everyone Is Invited

May 9, 2014, 7:00pm Van Gogh Alive, Level 2

Let the colors and sounds of Van Gogh Alive surround you as you flow through a series of yoga poses and breathing exercises to experience a balance of body, mind and art. Adam Whiting from Y2 Yoga and Big Horizon Yoga will… more

Build It, Make It, Take It: Remote-Controlled Hovercrafts Everyone Is Invited

May 24, 2014, 10:30am Discovery Place

Join our friends from Hackerspace Charlotte to build a remote-controlled hovercraft. Participants will build a working small-scale, high-powered hovercraft. The hovercraft will be remote-controlled. This project is recomme… more

Education Studio Open House Educators Only

May 31, 2014, 10:00am Discovery Place Education Studio, 300 N. Poplar St.

Date: May 31 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This is a FREE event. Educators are invited to get an exclusive peek inside the new Discovery Place Education Studio. An all-new program serving pre K-12 educators and adminis… more

Makerspace Open House Educators Only

Discovery Place Education Studio

Dates: June 2, 3, 6, 7 July 14, 15, 21, 22 Time: 1-hour workshops offered at 9:30 a.m. OR 1:00 p.m. Registration Fee: $20 Welcome to the Forge Studio at Discovery Place Education Studio! Join us for a one-hour introduc… more

World Oceans Day Professional Development Educators Only

June 7, 2014, All Day Discovery Place Education Studio, 300 N. Poplar St.

Date: June 7 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Fee: $100 Guest Instructors: Dr. Fedor Kuzminov, Rutgers University, and Dr. Alan Rauch, UNC-Charlotte Does the ocean impact terrestrial organisms and habitats? Lea… more

World Oceans Day Everyone Is Invited

June 7, 2014, All Day Discovery Place

Dive into World Oceans Day and explore what makes 71 percent of the Earth's surface so amazing! Chat with experts from Polar Bears International and the North Carolina Fossil Club about polar bears and other ocean animals.… more

ROV Building Workshop Educators Only

June 20, 2014, All Day Discovery Place Education Studio, 300 N. Poplar St.

Date: June 20 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Registration Fee: $70 (A portion of Workshop fees have been generously provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.) Guest Instructors: Lauren Heesemann and Shann… more

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