STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – January 6

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – January 6

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Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here are some of our favorite family-friendly STEAM … Continued

Think Ahead: January 1–7

Think Ahead: January 1–7

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening next week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, January 1 (General Admission from 12–5 pm) Museum opens late. Please note, there will not be a Member Morning. We figured everyone would want to sleep in! Monday, January 2 … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 30

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 30

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Thinking Back: Our Favorite Moments and Memories from 2016

Thinking Back: Our Favorite Moments and Memories from 2016

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As we reflect on a truly wonderful year here at Thinkery, we are overwhelmed with gratitude. We are so thankful for you—our Members, our visitors and our friends. Thank you for making us a part of your family this year. … Continued

Think Ahead: December 25–31

Think Ahead: December 25–31

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, December 25, all day Museum closed. Monday, December 26 (General Admission from 9 am–5 pm) Not a Box!, 9:45–10:30 am, ages 12–24 months Not a Box!, 10:45–11:30 am, ages 24–36 … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 23

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 23

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Think Ahead: December 18–24

Think Ahead: December 18–24

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, December 18 Member Morning, 8:30–10 am, Members only The first and third Sundays of each month, Thinkery Members enjoy exclusive access to Thinkery exhibits and programming. Tickets are … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 16

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 16

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Think Ahead: December 11–17

Think Ahead: December 11–17

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, December 11 Traditional Gingerbread Workshops, 9:30 am–5 pm (1 hour workshops), all ages Tot Gingerbread Workshops, 9:30 am–5 pm (1 hour workshops), ages 5 and under Candy Chemistry … Continued

#STEAMspotlight: Ada Lovelace – The First Computer Programmer

#STEAMspotlight: Ada Lovelace – The First Computer Programmer

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern. #STEAMspotlight is a series highlighting past and present STEAM pioneers—the scientists, techies, engineers, artists and mathematicians who continue to inspire future generations.  A key figure in computer history, British mathematician and writer Ada Lovelace … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 9

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 9

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Think Ahead: December 4–10

Think Ahead: December 4–10

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, December 4 Member Morning, 8:30–10 am, Members only The first and third Sundays of each month, Thinkery Members enjoy exclusive access to Thinkery exhibits and programming. Tickets … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 2

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – December 2

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Hooray for Google Field Trip Days!

Hooray for Google Field Trip Days!

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Hooray, hooray for Google Field Trip Days! Thanks to a grant from Google for Education, we were recently able to open our doors to ~3,300 Central Texas students and teachers. For FREE! In November, students from 25+ Austin ISD and … Continued

Think Ahead: November 27–December 3

Think Ahead: November 27–December 3

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, November 27 Storytelling with Ozobots, 11:15 am, ages 4+ Tinker with basic computer programming in a digital design challenge! Gain special access into Space 8, and learn how to … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 25

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 25

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Think Ahead: November 20–26

Think Ahead: November 20–26

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, November 20 Member Morning, 8:30–10 am, Members only The first and third Sundays of each month, Thinkery Members enjoy exclusive, Members-only access to Thinkery exhibits and programming. Yep, that’s … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 18

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 18

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

#BeRecycled: America Recycles Day 2016

#BeRecycled: America Recycles Day 2016

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern. Today is America Recycles Day! It’s no secret that recycling is important. Recycling helps us save natural resources. It sends less trash to our already-full landfills. It allows us to convert paper, plastic, … Continued

Think Ahead: November 13–19

Think Ahead: November 13–19

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, November 13 Storytelling with Ozobots, 11:15 am, ages 4+ Tinker with basic computer programming in a digital design challenge! Gain special access into Space 8, and learn how … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 11

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 11

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Thinkery Volunteer Spotlight: The Junior League of Austin

Thinkery Volunteer Spotlight: The Junior League of Austin

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We believe in our volunteers. We believe in their impact. We truly believe they make a difference. And that’s because they do—their time, service and commitment is crucial to Thinkery’s success.  Here on the Thinkery blog, we love highlighting the … Continued

#STEAMspotlight: The Marvelous Marie Curie

#STEAMspotlight: The Marvelous Marie Curie

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern. #STEAMspotlight is a series highlighting past and present STEAM pioneers—the scientists, techies, engineers, artists and mathematicians who continue to inspire future generations. Born November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist famous for … Continued

Think Ahead: November 6–12

Think Ahead: November 6–12

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, November 6 Member Morning, 8:30–10 am, Members only The first and third Sundays of each month, Thinkery Members enjoy exclusive, Members-only access to Thinkery exhibits and programming. Yep, … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 4

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – November 4

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Gingerbread Guide 2016

Gingerbread Guide 2016

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Sorry, pumpkin spice. We’re glad to see you go. At Thinkery, we’ve got gingerbread on the brain. That’s right—our beloved Gingerbread Workshops are back! With five family-friendly, STEAM-focused Gingerbread Workshops offered this holiday season, there’s something fun and festive for all … Continued

Think Ahead: October 30–November 5

Think Ahead: October 30–November 5

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, October 30 Whisks and Wizards, 11:15 am or 1:15 pm or 3:15 pm, ages 4+ Halloween is almost here! Celebrate the spirit of the season in Whisks … Continued

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – October 28

STEAM to Fuel Your Weekend – October 28

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern.  Between school, homework, practice and spending time with loved ones, it’s easy to miss out on the latest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. But don’t worry, Thinkery’s got you covered. Here … Continued

Pumped About Pumpkins: 10 Fun Pumpkin Facts

Pumped About Pumpkins: 10 Fun Pumpkin Facts

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Written by Kristin Kish, Digital Marketing Intern. Halloween is right around the corner and we’re getting pumped… about pumpkins! That’s right, pumpkins. They’re practically everywhere these days. At the grocery store, on our porches, in our coffees and yes, even at … Continued

Think Ahead: October 23–29

Think Ahead: October 23–29

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Think ahead! Here’s what’s happening this week at Thinkery. Come join the fun! Sunday, October 23 Superhero Capes, 11:15 am, ages 4+ It’s time to get super-stitched! Gain special access into Space 8, and learn the basics of sewing while … Continued