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Play It Forward - Virtual Edition

Join us for the virtual edition of Play it Forward and help make sure that children and families continue to have access to the magical play, learning and wonderment that Port Discovery offers – at a time when they need it most.

Transformative Papermaking Workshop

Try your hand at the art of paper making with local artist Jessie Houff! Create a product that reflects your own artistic expression, using old dull-looking newspapers and turning them into something beautiful. Spaces are limited and available on a first come first served basis.

Member's-Only Morning at Port Discovery

Yahoo! Port Discovery Members are invited to join us for a Members-Only Morning happening Saturday, March 28th from 9AM - 10AM with yummy food and beverages provided by our friends at Whole Foods Market!

Items Available for Breakfast Courtesy of Whole Foods Market include: 

A Storytelling Opera-tunity

Take the stage and learn about the exciting world of opera, how the art form is an old and thrilling form of storytelling, and help a lead performer bring larger-than-life elements to life.

During this interactive theather show, children will:

STEP Workshop

Join Port Discovery's artist in residence, Gen Fraser, as we explore the history and culture of step!  Come learn the ins and outs of this unique form of movement as we feel, listen, and learn our way through this fun and interactive workshop. Guests of all ages are welcome!

Art Games

 Art Games is a “wowshop” that provides youth with an outlet for creativity. Join artist Christopher Johnson AKA KOLPEACE for a day of teamwork, enthusiasm, and fun.  Jam out to the music and go head-to-head with fellow guests in this unique game show style drawing activity.  It’s anyone’s game; after the beat drops you don’t stop! The program will end with an art demonstration by Chris.  

Sensory Friendly Time: March

Please join us for our monthly Sensory Friendly Time! During this time, Port Discovery is adapted to provide a sensory friendly environment for visitors and members with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) , learning differences, and other sensory or communication needs.

Please note: Advanced tickets and registration are required. Visit for information and to purchase tickets.

Strolling Entertainment with Greg May

Don’t miss an opportunity to meet Abe Lincoln, larger than life! At 6’4”, Honest Abe was the tallest President in American history, but at the Port Discovery’s Presidents Day celebration, he’ll be over ten feet tall! Come take pictures, join him in silly games, and get extra-extra-extra-high fives!

African Movement Workshop with Marquette Shaw

Join in the fun and learn African Movement with Marquette Shaw, resident dance teacher for Baltimore’s Creative Alliance, as he teaches us African Dance for African American History Month.

Frerés Branchiaux Candle Co. – Candle-Making Demonstration & Q&A

Frerés Branchiaux Candle Co. is an artisanal candle company created and managed by 3 brothers, Collin (13), Ryan (10), and Austin Gill (8). Port Discovery will be hosting the Gill brothers for a candle making demonstration followed by Q&A. Learn more about Frerés Branchiaux Candle Co. via their Website:


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