As a nonprofit organization, Thinkery’s mission relies on the generous support of Members, businesses, and people like YOU.
Lead the future of play-based STEAM learning experiences that inspire and equip all children to be confident, creative thinkers
We are a STEAM engine built to power kids’ imagination, creativity, and love of learning.
Through our interactive STEAM exhibits and programs, Thinkery encourages physical, emotional, and cognitive development for young learners and fosters joyful curiosity for all ages.
Our mission: Lead the future of play-based STEAM learning experiences that inspire and equip all children to be confident, creative thinkers
Thinkery changes the way families in Austin learn and play. But there’s even more to our story than that! Thinkery is a philanthropic organization dedicated to providing accessible, inspiring STEAM learning experiences to ALL Central Texas children…and we rely on supporters like YOU to make it happen!
- Thinkery’s Open Door Initiative provides accessible experiences to underserved and underrepresented communities, regardless of means. This includes free or discounted museum admission, need-based financial assistance for Camps and Preschool, discounted Field Trips for Title I schools, and more.
- Thinkery is a professional development and networking resource for local educators and childcare providers.
- Thinkery provides special programs dedicated to early learners and resources for new parents. We help researchers study how parents and play can guide children to learn in new ways.
- Thinkery is a vital part of — and a trusted hub for — the entire Austin community. We partner with hundreds of local nonprofits and community organizations each year on a variety of initiatives and events.
Your gift – of any amount – helps us advance our mission and continue to provide exceptional learning experiences and programs to young learners throughout Central Texas!
We invite you to review our latest Impact Report, which recaps Thinkery’s impact and community engagement for the 2022-23 fiscal year.
Learn more about our philanthropic mission and how Thinkery programs make an impact throughout Central Texas. 2022-23 Impact Report.
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The Open Door Initiative gives children and families the chance to engage with STEAM education as soon—and as often—as they’re ready. When you give to Thinkery, you’re opening the door to STEAM-focused inquiry, exploration, and learning for ALL children.
Building a relationship with Thinkery is an investment in the next generation of creative problem solvers. Learn more about how your company can get involved and support our mission!