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Leave the Party Planning to Us!

Overwhelmed about planning your child’s birthday party? We know it all too well!

Birthdays at Port Discovery!

Fall Activities in the StudioWorkshop

Picasso Portraits, Aluminum Foil Figures, Paper Sculpture & Assemblage fun!

Clay Play - Studio Workshop

Happy Fall, Fans of Play!

Celebrate American Indian Heritage Weekend at Port Discovery!

Join us for fun and unique opportunities to celebrate and learn about Native American Heritage 

Friday, November 29 - Sunday, December 1

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Port Discovery

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage! 

Child Pointing at Port Exhibit

Check back and stay tuned for upcoming event details!

Global Day of Play at Port Discovery

Celebrate the Global Day of Play at Port Discovery!

Saturday, October 5

Celebrate play, learning and imagination during Port Discovery’s Day of Play!

Play Within a Play

Did you know that your support helps deliver a series of interactive and educational theater programs each year at the Museum?

As one member-adult recently shared: “programs like this are the reason that we come to Port Discovery!”

Reach for the Clouds in Port Discovery’s New SkyClimber!

Climb Up, Up and Away in The SkyClimber!

Encourage children to dream – and test their courage – as you climb together and explore the four-story SkyClimber!

Here are a few unique activities and features you won’t want to miss!

1. Climb for the Clouds - Socks Required!

Benefits of Sensory Play for Infants & Toddlers

Did you know using all five senses to explore and learn is a vital part of early childhood development?

From the very first day they are born, children engage in sensory exploration to learn about the world around them. They use their senses to explore, discover, and learn, and as adults we can help them learn how to use their senses by engaging them in sensory play.

What is Sensory Play?

Port Discovery Sparks STEM Learning for Baltimore City Students with Thanks to The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

It’s electric!

Student putting together circuit board

Nope, we’re not talking about the song…we’re talking about the spark happening among third, fourth and fifth grade students around Baltimore City as they learn about electricity, chemistry, the importance of careful observation– as well as many other STEM topics!

Incorporating Arts into Play at Home & On-the-Go

From enhancing motor, decision making, visual learning and language skills to social-emotional development (just to name a few!) it’s easy to see that the arts - music, theater and art - can have a profound impact on little learners.


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