The DoSeum’s Educational Programs
As an institution committed to fostering a lifelong love of learning among children, The DoSeum offers a diverse array of programs for children ages 0-10. These exciting, educational, interactive public programs include monthly “deep-dives”, community-based programs and special events. From large scale collaborative art to exciting and unusual science demos, theatrical games, and super challenging engineering and design workshops, our community partners bring the best of San Antonio’s science, art, and culture to The DoSeum.
This spring’s Early Childhood programs are based on self-expression, self-esteem, and self-awareness. Programs run one day a week, for six weeks, beginning the week of January 23rd.
Unlike our camp offerings, these programs are not drop off programs. Caregivers should remain within The DoSeum facilities for the duration of the programming. Caregivers are invited to attend and participate as appropriate in each offering to learn and play alongside their kids. Alternately, they may visit our café or The DoSeum store during sessions.
The DoSeum summer camps offer kids ages 3-10 enriching learning opportunities with themes that tie to our 6 major exhibit halls. From STEM to Legos to storytelling, arts and social studies, kids can keep learning in a fun environment all summer long! All camps include daily time in our outdoor exhibit yards to explore, climb, and run amongst a tree house, climbing structure, Eco Pond and other interactive exhibits. We offer summer, holiday, and Spring Break camps! Click the link to stay updated on current and future offerings.
The Little Doers is a nurturing, intentional learning environment that allows preschool aged children an opportunity to learn through play at The DoSeum on a weekly basis. For more information about enrollment, call Cheryl Viera at (210) 212-4453 ext. 664. Check back for open house dates and information.
Our Public Programs are events that are free with DoSeum admission and aim to provide interactive educational opportunities to children. This November, we celebrated Aviation History Month with our third annual Come Fly With Us! Our upcoming Public Program, Healthy You, a program dedicated to healthy living, preventative care, medical care and technology will happen on March 25, 2017! Stay tuned for more information!
Each day, The DoSeum offers flexible, drop-in programming free with paid admission or membership. Drop In programs are exhibit-based activities facilitated by The DoSeum team. Check in with the front desk during your visit to find out what exciting programs are offered that day!
We believe that when educators come together across disciplines and learning spaces, together they can transform how students experience learning. Our professional development opportunities support and host universities, public, charter, or private school districts, and informal institutions, and are grounded in theory, research, and best practices. The DoSeum is a convener of educators, a laboratory for research, and a resource for educators to take practices and materials back to their institutions.
By offering modifications we aim to open our doors to kids who would benefit from these modifications, including individuals on the Autism Spectrum or kids with processing disorders. Examples of planned modifications include:– Sunglasses and ear plugs available at the front desk
– Signs posted throughout the museum to alert families of noises / lights / etc.
– ENTRY: we will have earmuffs for big wind; puppet parade volume decreased. There will be additional modifications throughout each exhibit gallery at The DoSeum. Click here
for upcoming dates and tickets.