Special Programs

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In addition to our regular Drop-In, Drop-Off, Series, and Camp programming, the Virginia Discovery Museum offers Special Programs throughout the year, including collaborations with community partners and holiday workshops. Some Special Programs are free to attend, but others require pre-registration as noted below.


Upcoming Special Programs  |  Questions?


Questions? Give us a call at (434) 977-1025 x104 or email programs@vadm.org.


Upcoming Special Programs

Family Film Series at Violet Crown

Wednesdays, June 12-Aug. 7  |  11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  |  Free*

Grab your popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show with our friends at Violet Crown Cinema during this summer move series featuring perennial favorites and modern classics. The series is presented in partnership with the Virginia Discovery Museum, and movie-goers enjoy half-price, same-day admission to the Museum with their ticket stub. There’s no better place to beat the heat during the summer than Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall!

Film Lineup

*Complimentary tickets available only at Violet Crown on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached starting at 10:00 a.m. on each screening date.