Forty Years of Joyful Learning
Over the course of the last four decades, Thinkery has become a leading nonprofit and staple in the Central Texas community for children, families, and educators throughout the region, serving as a STEAM engine to power children’s imagination, creativity, and love of learning.
Since opening in 1983, we have provided joyful learning experiences to more than ONE MILLION Central Texas children and families.
This all started with a spark in 1983
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As we celebrate this special milestone, we know that there is still more we can do! With your help, we can ensure ALL children – and the people caring for and educating them – can learn, play, and grow with Thinkery – today and for years to come.
How we’re celebrating
Thinkery’s 40th Birthday Bash
At our Birthday Bash, we celebrated turning the big 4-0 and 10 years of being in Mueller with a family-friendly party!
December 7, 2023, has been proclaimed Thinkery Day by Mayor Kirk Watson in recognition of the impact that we have made in the community since we opened the doors to our iconic big red box in Mueller 10 years ago.
Spark After Dark: Cheers to 40 years
Spark After Dark was a birthday celebration like no other. Members of the community came out to learn, play, give, and celebrate Thinkery’s 40 years of impact.
Together we are making an impact!
We are on a mission to lead the future of play-based STEAM learning experiences that inspire and equip all children to be confident, creative thinkers. Learn more about the impact we are making in Greater Austin alongside our community!