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Museum Names New Executive Directors

Dozier, Solak Aim to Continue VDM's Successful Progress in 2017

The Virginia Discovery Museum appointed Janine Dozier and Beth Solak as Executive Directors, the Museum's Board of Directors announced Friday, Jan. 13. During Dozier's and Solak's tenure as Interim Executive Directors last year, the Museum executed a successful 25th anniversary capital campaign, which funded an extensive renovation of the Museum's front gallery.

Jan. 19, 2017  |  Read More


2016 Family Favorite Awards

The Virginia Discovery Museum is proud to be a CharlottesvilleFamily Favorite, and we want to say thank you for voting us the Region’s #1 Kids Museum for the second straight year and among the area’s best Rainy Day Outings and Educational Recreation spots in 2016!.

Jan. 9, 2017  |  Read More


Research Highlight: Spatial Play

It is widely known that reading to your children, and even just talking to them, can be beneficial in preparing them as learners, but research is increasingly focusing on children’s learning from play, including specific types of play that can prepare them for learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Nov. 29, 2016  |  Read More


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