Events

  • From Dec 24, 2017 10:00 am until Dec 24, 2017 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
    Discovery Center will be closing at 3:00 pm Christmas Eve. We will reopen December 26 at 10:00am.
  • From Dec 25, 2017 10:00 am until Dec 25, 2017 5:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Holidays
    Discovery Center will be closed for Christmas. We will reopen December 26 at 10:00am.
  • From Jan 15, 2018 10:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Bwah hah hah hah! From whimsical to frightful, monsters are delightful. Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein with monstrous mayhem, imaginative play, creative creature crafts, and science fun.
  • From Jan 21, 2018 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Rev up your Speeder and get ready to join the Rebel Alliance. Create your own light saber, practice Jedi skills, and evade storm troopers.
  • From Jan 27, 2018 8:30 am until 10:00 am
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Members Only
    Enjoy this special members’ preview opportunity to explore the new Curious George: Let’s Get Curious exhibition, have your photo taken with Curious George himself, and enjoy a yummy snack. This event is FREE to Members. Please RSVP here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/V5XW2K3
  • From Jan 27, 2018 10:00 am until 5:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Transport yourself to the neighborhood where everyone’s favorite monkey lives and explore a world of science and engineering. Little ones can build, maneuver, and manipulate in this colorful hands-on exhibition that encourages creativity through direct experience and problem solving opportunities.
  • From Feb 01, 2018 until Feb 01, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Feb 08, 2018 until Feb 08, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Feb 08, 2018 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    $1 members/ $11 public Throw on your PJs and visit Discovery Center for an evening of monkeying around! Enjoy sleepy time stories, sing songs, make crazy crafts, and enjoy a special bedtime snack. Meet Curious George and snap a photo with him! Registration required—register online by Wednesday, February 7.
  • From Feb 11, 2018 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    We’re dishing up ice cream sundaes for this annual event!
  • From Feb 15, 2018 until Feb 15, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Feb 17, 2018 11:00 am until 2:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Try out drawing techniques presented by professional cartoonist Bruce Quast. Practice cartooning skills and pick up new tips and methods for sketching Curious George and other characters.
  • From Feb 19, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Messy Mondays
    Messy Monday - Paintsicles. Messy Mondays are in the Art Studio from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and are included with museum admission.
  • From Feb 22, 2018 until Feb 22, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Feb 24, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Crank up your cranium and see how great it feels to solve problems like an engineer!
  • From Mar 01, 2018 until Mar 01, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Mar 08, 2018 until Mar 08, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Mar 10, 2018 11:00 am until 2:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
    Get ready for National Agriculture Week with cute crafts and amazing activities!
  • From Mar 15, 2018 until Mar 15, 2018 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Mar 19, 2018 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    We all know Curious George. But what about his creators, Hans and Margret Rey? From fleeing Nazi held Paris on handmade bicycles to encounters with exotic animals in Brazil, the Reys lived lives of adventure that are reflected in the pages of one of the most treasured children’s book series of all time. 711 N Main St, Rockford; in the theater Doors Open 6:30 p.m., $5 cover, cash bar Film begins at 7 p.m.
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