While it celebrates its 20th season, the S/V Denis Sullivan replica three-masted wooden lake schooner won't host visitors and students and will have only a "bare minimum crew" on board to handle maintenance work this season. Still is has costs.
The second annual Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 18-26 with fun events, interesting programs and special experiences to participate in at 17 Milwaukee museums.
If anyone personified fearless visionary thinking it was Gary Grunau, who died early this morning at age 80 after a two year battle with brain cancer, his family announced.
"Mazes & Brain Games," which remains at Discovery World through Labor Day, will challenge you and the relationship between your eyes and your brain, get your creative juices flowing and force you to explore new ways of solving problems.
Milwaukee is well-acquainted with Joel Brennan, who has served in most every level of government and has for more than a decade been the face of Discovery World. Now he's in Gov. Tony Evers' administration, and we caught up with him last week.
The first-ever Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 21-27 with 17 area venues taking part. We've picked six you absolutely shouldn't miss.
Discovery World, Wisconsin's largest science and technology center, announced today that, in light of President and CEO Joel Brennan's appointment as the new Wisconsin Secretary of the Department of Administration under Governor-elect Tony Evers, John Emmerich will be leading the organization on an interim basis, effective Jan. 7.
Discovery World opened its "Power On" energy exhibit in late October and it's full on interactive fun. While it's true that some of the hands-on activities in the "Power On" exhibit will literally shock you, none of them will hurt you.
Discovery World will host a launch celebration for its new "Power On" energy experience on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m.
Sometimes, the `90s in Milwaukee feel like a distant memory; other times I can't believe they're so long gone. But then I looked at some of the photos I took while building the shell of what would eventually become OnMilwaukee, and these scenes seem ancient, indeed.
Discovery World is collecting school supplies in throughout August to help make sure that Milwaukee Public Schools students have the materials they need for the upcoming school year and you can get discounted admission with a supplies donation.
The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is partnering with Discovery World on a new exhibit that will celebrate the state's past, present and future sports heroes. The new exhibit at the museum will open on Jan. 24, 2019, in conjunction with the Hall of Fame's 69th anniversary induction.
This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.
The only thing better than tickets is discount tickets - and a partnership between Discovery World and the all-new Black Arts Fest MKE, taking place Aug. 4 at Henry Maier Festival Park, is offering that times two.
Last fall, Discovery World announced an $18 million, 20,000-square foot expansion that would allow the museum, whose current building opened in 2006, to broaden its exhibition space. We stopped in to take a look at the project's progress.