Homeschool Days!

Mark your calendars for Port Discovery’s new homeschool offerings!

Join us for a day of excitement, exploration, and learning, all by the way of play! Embark on a self-guided journey throughout the three floors of fun Port Discovery has to offer and tap into special workshops offered just for our homeschoolers on these special days.

*Homeschool Days and workshops are not drop-off programs. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the museum and within special workshops.


Tickets are $15 per person and include all day admission to explore the museum as well as one workshop.

Memberships cannot be applied to our Homeschool special program tickets for either adults or children. Additional tickets may not be purchased with memberships.

Why Art is Important for Kids + Fun Art Activities for Kids

Friday, September 8 - Buon Fresco

Workshop Sessions at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Learn about the historic art of painting on fresh plaster walls, Fresco! With this process as our inspiration, students will create their own beautiful mini fresco inspired paintings to take home and display.

Friday, September 15 - States of Matter

Workshop Sessions at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Explore the three states of matter- solids, liquids, and gases- using your whole body to demonstrate how molecules behave in these three states. Through a variety of hands-on experiments, students are wowed by the molecular changes that occur before their own eyes.

Friday, September 22 - Beautiful Batiks

Workshop Sessions at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Learn about the process of wax resists and explore the physical properties of this artistic medium. Students will create an individual batik inspired piece simulating intricate wax resist designs, and the fabric dying process.

Friday, September 29 - Owl Pellet Discoveries

Workshop Sessions at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Learn about various food chains and the importance of predators and prey in an ecosystem through an interactive story. Then, children will discover the diet of a barn owl by dissecting an owl pellet and studying and identifying the bones and contents.

Keep the fun going!

Have a group of homeschooling friends? Groups of 15 or more can book a Field Trip! These 3-hour visits are available starting this October!

For more information, contact Port Discovery’s Group Sales Team

410.864.2727 –