Terrific Tuesdays

liza terrific tuesdayPresented by Discovery Center, Rockford Art Museum, and Rockford Dance Company, this immersive and diverse experience expressively engage bodies and minds in science and art. Terrific Tuesday Basic Field Trips do not include museum tours and can accommodate 20 - 75 students.

Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm
Cost: $9/student; no cost for chaperones or teachers
Grades: K-6

Choose from these great themes and have your Tuesday date in mind when you contact us!

To begin the reservation process, complete the Terrific Tuesday Request Form and someone will contact you.  For additional questions, contact us at Tuesday@discoverycentermuseum.org or phone 815-963-6769.


Light and Shadow

Break apart light, use paint to explore shades of color, and jump, step, and turn to articulate the qualities of light and shadow.
Next Generation Science Standards: ETS1.ABC, PS1.A, PS4.AB


Body Basics

Learn how our insides work, create an art masterpiece, and fashion graceful motions from teams of muscles and bones.
Next Generation Science Standards: LS1.ACD


Mixing It Up

From chemistry to colors and moves, we’re mixing things together with outstanding results.
Next Generation Science Standards: PS1.AB, PS3.D


Terrific Tuesday Special Options

To add more fun to your experience, extend the length of your stay, or to accommodate groups larger than 75 students, consider these Special Options:

  • Discovery Center Museum tour - $4 per student
  • Rockford Art Museum tour - $3 per student
  • Discovery Center Planetarium show - $1 per student

Terrific Tuesdays with Special Options run from 9:00 am - 12:15 pm.