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CDM Continues Renovation Project with its RiverPlay Exhibit
Published:
9.17.21
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Creative Discovery Museum’s popular exhibit, RiverPlay, will be closed beginning Sept. 21 for renovations funded by the Ignite Discovery capital campaign project. The exhibit is set to reopen Dec. 2021 as TN RiverPlay refreshed and ready to explore.

Creative Discovery Museum Unveils New Solar Panel Exhibit, System
Published:
9.9.21
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Creative Discovery Museum (CDM) is expanding its sustainability efforts with a new educational exhibit, Solar @ CDM, accompanied by a new 41.9 kilowatt(kW) solar panel system to its existing 10kW system. The project is the first of many sustainable living and alternative energy exhibits that will be created as a part of CDM’s renovation funded by the Ignite Discovery capital campaign.

Creative Discovery Museum Launches National Competition for New Plaza Art Piece
Published:
3.17.21
By:
Kyrstin Hill

CDM is launching a national competition to create an interactive art piece that will be the centerpiece of a redesigned entrance and plaza. In the first phase of the competition, CDM is seeking qualifications from artists and artist led teams to develop proposals to create a work that reflects the Museum’s playful spirit and welcomes visitors to the museum. Proposals are due April 12, 2021 by 1 p.m.

CDM Puts Delicious Spin on Annual Fundraiser
Published:
2.24.21
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Creative Discovery Museum’s annual fundraiser AmuseUm, was one of the last events to take place in Chattanooga prior to COVID-19 entering our community. With safety precautions still in place, CDM has reimagined AmuseUm and turned it into a delicious, safe, family-friendly event -- AmuseYum.

Creative Discovery Museum Relocates Administrative Offices to Increase Exhibit Space
Published:
2.15.21
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Creative Discovery Museum (CDM) is on the move! As a part of its $10M Ignite Discovery renovation project, CDM moved nearly half of its administrative offices across 4th street. The move will create 3,000 square feet of additional exhibit space within the Museum without adding on to the building.

Creative Discovery Museum is Getting Greener
Published:
1.19.21
By:
Kyrstin Hill

green|spaces’ green|light certification and an expanded solar array panel creates a more sustainable future for the new CDM.