Entries by Great Lakes Children's Museum

Let’s Make Like a Leaf and…

Let’s Make Like A LEAF and … Summer’s officially behind us as of September 22 (If you’re not sure of the meaning of that date google “Autumn Equinox Meaning”).  So as we have been looking at the colors starting to change, of course, being life-long learners we start to ask questions.  Some of our questions […]

Bridge Building Challenge Cancellation!

The bridge building challenge, scheduled for Saturday, 9/27 has been cancelled.  There were no registrations made in advance so we did not schedule programming staff to cover the event.  Enjoy the weather.  Perhaps we’ll schedule this again but later when it’s cold and dreary out!

Building Bridges is officially open

  As promised, Building Bridges, the Museum’s newest exhibit opened to the public at Noon today (9/26/14).  The exhibit includes 4 stations to experiment with bridge construction, and a set of kid-sized building blocks which, when correctly assembled, form a bridge large and sturdy enough for Museum visitors to cross.  The exhibit backdrop is filled […]

What Did I Miss?

September 25 was Member Night at the Museum.  26 attended and took a quick sneak peek at Building Bridges which officially opens at Noon on September 26 (Friday).  Building Bridges is a collaboration between Paul Maurer General Contracting Inc, Team Elmers, Museum personnel and volunteers. Last night’s member night was a fun night – and […]

New Model Ship Makes GLCM Home Port

Next time you’re in the Museum, check around and you’ll see there’s a new model ship anchored on the Mezzanine.  The Le Superbe docked on 9/23/2014 in a slip directly above the water fountains.  The model has three masts, two decks and 76 guns – and lots and lots of sails and rigging. The model […]

Learning … A Lifelong Process

Learning…A Lifelong Process The Great Lakes Children’s Museum Staff and Trustees are living proof that learning is an on-going and never-ending process.  Exposure to new thoughts, and reminders of past learning are essential to the development of new and challenging exhibits and programming. In September 2014, the Staff and Trustees benefited from $1,500.00 in professional […]

New Program launched September 19

On Friday, September 19th,  the Museum launched ‘Discover With Me!’ ‘Discover With Me!’ activities are designed to directly involve both adult caregiver and child. As the adult you will be playing, pretending, exploring and discovering right along with your little one(s). When we wrap up each session of ‘Discover With Me!’ parents will be offered […]

New Exhibit opening on 9/26

Great Lakes Children’s Museum members have an opportunity to take a sneak peek at the Museum’s newest exhibit on September 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  The event is the focus of the Fall Member Night.   Like all Member Nights, admission is free to members.  Memberships are available for purchase the night of the event […]