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A Kid's Port to Discovery: Healthy Habits

Children and families jumped, clapped, hooted and hollered with excitement at a recent assembly that took place at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School.

Port Discovery's Pop Up

Enjoy indoor fun and learning at The Port Discovery Pop Up at The Shops at Kenilworth 

Come have a play date with Port Discovery! Spark your child’s imagination through playful learning, exciting story times, make-and-take art activities and more at The Port Discovery Pop Up at The Shops at Kenilworth.

Perfect for families with babies, toddlers and children up to age 5 looking for indoor activities to enjoy, play dates at Port Discovery’s Pop Up will feature fun weekly themes and activities from Wildlife Adventures, Classic Plastic Bricks, and more.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum Launches New Interactive Theater Series for Children

Discovery Stage Series Includes Performances from Award-Winning Children’s Artists

3 Reasons to Expose Your Child to the Arts Early On

Dressing-up, putting on performances, creating music, painting…what do these things all have in common? These creative outlets all help children develop important social-emotional, physiological and cognitive skills according to the National Endowment for the Arts

Port Discovery launches new children’s theater series: Discovery Stage Series featuring Happenstance Theater's "Pinot & Augustine", Silly Goose & Val, & Story Tapestries with Arianna Ross

January 20th through March 31st, 2019 | Check event calendar for performance dates and times

Imaginations come to life in the Discovery Stage Series at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!

5 Reasons Why Music is Important for Early Childhood Development

When children are exposed to music and musical play, from the earliest of ages, the impact is quite profound.

As they explore music through play, they make discoveries about themselves and the world around them, develop a larger vocabulary and important pre-reading and math skills, and strengthen their social and emotional skills, as well as their actual musical development and appreciation.

3 Tips on How to Effectively Incorporate Music into Learning & Play at Home!

Children love music for numerous reasons like feeling competent when they learn the words to a new song, powerful when they bang a drum and proud when they create their very own dance.

A Slate of Touring Performing Artists at Port Discovery

Thanks to a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, Port Discovery will be presenting an enriching and diverse roster of touring performing artists in our PD Presents! black box theater from January 26th to March 3rd. Performances include:

Do You FEEL the Sounds?

Do You FEEL the Sounds? Port Discovery's Percussion Garden enhanced to be fully accessible for children and families. 

Science shows that music helps our brains develop distinctions between sounds, aiding in literacy. Music also helps children learn new ways to express themselves and to connect to the world around them. These benefits are all the more pointed for children with special needs.

We Are Baltimore Art Exhibit

We Are Baltimore exhibit from Coppin Academy High School featured at Port Discovery Children's Museum.  

Port Discovery believes strongly in the power of art! We regularly showcase artwork from area organizations, students and our own guests in the Museum. 

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