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Winter Arrives Early at CDM with New Exhibit, Gingerbread Workshops, Winter Break Camps
Published:
11.9.20
By:
Kyrstin Hill

The first day of Winter is about one month away, but the season is in full swing at Creative Discovery Museum. Experience the wonderment of winter without the cold with the return of Creative Discovery Museum’s popular exhibit, Winter Wonders

Volkswagen Chattanooga donates $1M to Creative Discovery Museum capital campaign
Published:
10.29.20
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Volkswagen Chattanooga has pledged $1 Million to become the presenting sponsor for the Creative Discovery Museum’s new STEMZone exhibit. VW Chattanooga’s investment in the Ignite Discovery capital campaign will enable the Museum to create a new exhibit gallery dedicated to STEM (Science Technology, Energy and Math) education.

Stemtember Snapshot: Karen Dewhirst
Published:
9.30.20
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Join us as we celebrate STEMtember! Women make up only 28% of the workforce in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). We are proud to be a part of the IF/THEN Initiative that is working to create gender equity in the STEM field.

Stemtember Snapshot: Dr. Julia Gaines
Published:
9.23.20
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Our next STEMtember Snapshot features Dr. Julia Gaines!

Creative Discovery Museum Re-Ignites $10 Million Capital Campaign
Published:
9.18.20
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Creative Discovery Museum (CDM) is officially re-igniting its $10 million capital campaign after temporarily suspending efforts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ignite Discovery: Creating the new CDM capital campaign will fund comprehensive renovations of CDM’s 43,000 square foot facility, providing opportunities for children and families to explore, innovate, create and play for generations to come. The initiative is centered on three goals: to ensure CDM remains a leader in experiential learning, a gathering place for all children and a gateway to a vibrant downtown Chattanooga.

Stemtember Snapshot: Sarah Sweat
Published:
9.16.20
By:
Kyrstin Hill

Our next STEMtember Snapshot features Sarah Sweat. Sarah is the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst for the Tennessee Aquarium! Sarah also works with the Tennessee Aquarium's field biologists to survey for fish, salamanders, or turtles!