Wednesday, April 23, 2014 

Special Events

 

NanoDays!

The Biggest Event for the Smallest Science! NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014

 

Exhibits

 

Make Your Move! RETURNS

Make Your Move! explores the origins of the world’s best-loved games in an exhibit featuring oversized game pieces and play areas that give children a chance to explore the fun of strategic play in a new dimension.
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - Sunday, May 25, 2014

 

Timbuktu Returns!

Timbuktu is one of many spectacular West African destinations and in From Here to Timbuktu visitors journey through the diverse geographic regions of West Africa’s stunning landscape.
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - Sunday, May 25, 2014

 

Activities

 

Shake, Rattle & Read

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. for children 12 months-5 years

 

 

 

Upcoming (After  April 23, 2014)

April, 2014

 

BioInvestigations Lab: Digestion Inspection

Learn about what happens to your food after you eat it!
April 26, 2014

 

Suzuki Strings Performance

Please join us for a fantastic musical performance from Suzuki Strings!
April 26, 2014

 

May, 2014

 

Tiny Taste Buds

Explore the wonderful world of food! It's never to early to learn about nutrition. Practice making (and eating) healthy snacks in Taste Buds, EdVenture's cooking lab.
May 2 , 2014

 

Meet the Maker: The Secret Species Project

Marius Valdes, creator of Zoo Valdes, will join EdVenture to teach guests how to create a portrait of their own Secret Species.
May 3 , 2014

 

Bacteri-Yum: Starting a Yeast and Baking Pretzels

Our food...it’s alive! Explore your inner scientist and investigate the microbes that help make up some of our favorite treats! This unique class consists of two consecutive Saturdays (May 3 & 10) from 10am-11am. Ages: 9-12 years.
May 3 , 2014

 

Toddler Take Over! Featuring Tales for Tots

Toddler Take Over is designed to allow young children to play freely throughout the museum with kids of their own size!
May 5 , 2014

 

Midlands Gives!

Please take a minute to support EdVenture and our Yes, Every Child Fund on May 6 in a community-wide fundraiser.
May 6 , 2014

 

Meet the Maker: Paint with Classy Canvas

In this Meet the Maker series, you and your little maker will listen to a story and work alongside an artist to paint your very own canvas print of your favorite character.
May 10, 2014

 

Blossom

A day of celebrating mothers, butterflies, and blooms!
May 10, 2014

 

Family Night!

Join us every second Tuesday of the month from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. and receive $1.00 admission.
May 13, 2014

 

EdVenture After Dark Presents: The Chemistry of Cocktails!

Put a spark in your Thursday and spend the evening at EdVenture After Dark! Celebrate science in style as you sip signature drinks while masterful “mixologists” explore the physics, chemistry, and temperature that transforms your standard bar beverage into a classy cocktail with a scientific twist.
May 15, 2014

 

Bacteri-Yum: Naturally Carbonating Soda for Ice Cream Floats

Our food...it’s alive! Explore your inner scientist and investigate the microbes that help make up some of our favorite treats! This unique class consists of two consecutive Saturdays (May 17 & 24) from 10am-11am. Ages: 9-12 years.
May 17, 2014

 

June, 2014

 

Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice™

Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice™ is coming soon to EdVenture! Opening June 7 through Sept 14, this dinomite exhibit transports families back to the Cretaceous Period (145 – 65 million years ago), the time when dinosaurs last lived on earth.
June 7 , 2014

 

Columbia Mini Maker Faire

The Maker Faire is coming back to Columbia! The second annual Columbia Mini Maker Faire will feature rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, alternative energy, unique hand-made crafts, music, local food, and educational workshops and installations. Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
June 14, 2014