Category: Rochester

Power of Play in Rochester

Power of Play in Rochester

“We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, then when we are at play.” –  Charles E. Schaefer From the time we’re born, we learn, explore, and dream through play. It leads us to develop new skills, connect...
Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester Announces Innovationology

Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester Announces Innovationology

The May 20 event will celebrate notions of innovation, the importance of creativity, and the Power of Play and allow you to use all your senses! “This is an event that celebrates the innovation in our community. It also allows guests to learn about your community in a different way while fueling future growth of the Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester to allow us to continue the work to impact families in Southeastern Minnesota.” States MCMR co-chair, Melissa Brinkman.

Rochester Downtown Alliance and Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester kick off Let’s Play Rochester! an interactive public art project

Rochester Downtown Alliance and Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester kick off Let’s Play Rochester! an interactive public art project

Let’s Play Rochester!, a collaboration between the Rochester Downtown Alliance (RDA) and the Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester (MCMR), will initially feature three uniquely designed, large-scale sidewalk decals placed in various downtown locations. The decals will be interactive pieces of art, and will encourage play in both kids and adults.

Zooming Ahead – Cardboard Sled Race Recap

Zooming Ahead – Cardboard Sled Race Recap

Whether they had been working on their sleds for weeks, a few days, or only a few hours, all participants created their homemade sleds using cardboard.  Participants used all their STEAM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) to make a sled...
Unpacking Best Practices

Unpacking Best Practices

By Eric Anderson pollen@gmail.com Earlier this month, a group of thirteen community and industry leaders toured six children’s, health and innovation themed museums over four days. The group was brought together by the Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester Director...

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