#LGBTSTEMDAY 2019 – Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

#LGBTSTEMDAY 2019 – Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

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  It’s #LGBTSTEMDAY! Thinkery is excited to highlight this international day to celebrate LGBTQ+ individuals working in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. For this year we wanted to recognize our two new amazing LGBTQ+ museum professionals who contribute directly to … Continued

National Teacher Appreciation Day!

National Teacher Appreciation Day!

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Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day! We love our Educators! Thinkery works closely with local teachers through Field Trips, EdExchange, Educator Workshops and more! We’ve seen up-close how hardworking and dedicated they are to improving their students’ lives. Thank you, teachers, … Continued

Educators – It’s Thinkery time!

Educators – It’s Thinkery time!

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EdExchange is our signature professional development program for educators in Pre-K through 5th grade. It’s a multi-month commitment program where educators receive up to 18 hours of STEAM based professional development, followed by classroom support by a Thinkery staff member … Continued

Celebrating Thinkery Volunteers

Celebrating Thinkery Volunteers

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April is National Volunteer Month, and we just want to take some time to celebrate and recognize the wonderful network of volunteers that so willingly donate their time to Thinkery. Group Volunteers come from local university organizations, corporate teams, and … Continued

Our Amazing EdExchange Librarians

Our Amazing EdExchange Librarians

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Happy National Library Week! We recently sat down with some of our amazing EdExchange Librarians participating in the 2018–2019 EdExchange program to talk with them about their experience and the skills they have gained. Learn more about our EdExchange educators … Continued

Meet the Women behind School Programs

Meet the Women behind School Programs

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At Thinkery, we get the privilege to welcome hundreds of students every week, many for the first time. We believe that “Learning is a joyful, fun and lifelong endeavor” and that “Playing is Learning”, which helps drive the work that … Continued

Thinkery’s Visitor Tips

Thinkery’s Visitor Tips

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Thinkery is always looking for ways to make things more convenient and more enjoyable for our guests, especially during busy times.  Whether it’s your first trip to Thinkery or you’re a longtime member, here are a few suggestions for improving … Continued

Meet the team behind this year’s Thinkery Camps

Meet the team behind this year’s Thinkery Camps

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Registration is open for Thinkery’s Spring Break and Summer Camps! So, we sat down with Camp Manager Charles Morris and Camp Coordinator Kate Wilcox to learn about all the brand-new themes, locations and changes that will are part of this … Continued

Thinkery offers free weekday admission for furloughed federal employees during the shutdown

Thinkery offers free weekday admission for furloughed federal employees during the shutdown

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Thinkery offers free weekday admission for furloughed federal employees during the shutdown Beginning Monday, January 21, federal employees affected by the government shutdown can visit Thinkery for free during regular weekday hours.     Austin, TX – January 18, 2019  … Continued

What’s new at Thinkery

What’s new at Thinkery

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What’s new at Thinkery Thinkery is always looking for new ways to update and improve our Exhibits and programs. You may or may not have heard about all the new additions we’ve recently introduced to Thinkery. So let us tell … Continued

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

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Holiday Gift Guide: Tis the season for holiday shopping. Beat the lines (and the stress) this winter by doing something fun and different!  Thinkery Store is stocked with fun, creative and educational gifts for children of all ages. If you’re … Continued

#LGBTSTEMDAY – Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

#LGBTSTEMDAY – Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

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#LGBTSTEMDAY, the first international day to celebrate LGBTQ+ individuals working in science, technology, engineering and math fields, is July 5, 2018. As inclusion is one of our key values, we wanted to highlight and recognize our amazing LGBTQ+ museum professionals … Continued

Top 10 Toys of Summer 2018

Top 10 Toys of Summer 2018

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Shopping can be a huge hassle, especially when it’s super-hot outside.  But you can beat the heat (and the stress) this summer by going to a one-stop-shop for all your gifting needs. (You’ve gotta promise to tell your friends and … Continued

Spring Into Summer – Educators

Spring Into Summer – Educators

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School’s almost out, but we’ve got plenty of fun and learning planned for educators! Join us this summer for interactive museum experiences, or STEAM-focused, technology-based professional development. Explore our summer programming for educators below! Summer Guided Tours Working with a … Continued

Spring Into Summer – Early Learners

Spring Into Summer – Early Learners

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Early bird catches the worm this spring—for our littlest learners, that is! Our Early Learners Workshops, Little Thinkers Club series and Baby Bloomers programs are the perfect way to engage your young innovator. Our Early Childhood Educators lead fun, dynamic … Continued

Spring Into Summer – Fun for Everyone

Spring Into Summer – Fun for Everyone

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Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. Check out our special seasonal programming that’s fun for everyone, but especially for YOU! Parents’ Night Out Have you heard? Our next Parents’ Night Out is Friday, May 11! We … Continued

Spring Into Summer – Thinkery Camps

Spring Into Summer – Thinkery Camps

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School’s out for summer—school’s out forever (just kidding, we wish). New Thinkery Camps are the best part summer, and we’re gearing up for weeklong camps all summer long. (We can’t wait!) This summer, Pre-K–5th grade campers will experience Thinkery in … Continued