Teacher Appreciation Night
August 23, 2014
In a night dedicated to educators, Desert Museum staff and other community partners will showcase 2014-15 school programs. Registered teachers* will receive free admission and a $6.00 dinner voucher for the Ironwood Terraces Grill and 10% off in the Gift Shops.
Guests are welcome at all events.
Guest admission: $15.50 adults (Arizona or Sonora residents with ID), $6.00 kids (ages 4-12). Kids 3 and under are free.
Museum members: free
5:00-6:00 Registration and Check-in on Front Patio
5:30-7:30 p.m. ASDM Education Programs Showcase in the Baldwin Education Building
5:00-10:00 p.m. Enjoy Summer Saturday Evening at the Museum, featuring:
- The Physics Factory
The Physics Factory brings physics demonstrations to schools and events throughout Arizona and North America. Inspired by the successful Physics Phun Nights at the University of Arizona, the Physics Factory has grown to include outreach programs, student mentoring, resources for science teachers, and many other programs.
- Geology Rocks:
Hands-on Earth Sciences demonstrations by the Museum's Junior Docents
- In the Ironwood Art Gallery:
The Scratchboard Art of John Agnew - a new, traveling museum exhibition of twenty scratchboards of varying subjects, plus preparatory sketches and paintings will be on display in the Ironwood Art Gallery. Since the early 80's, John has produced nearly thirty thousand square feet of murals and dioramas in the Cincinnati area for museums, parks and zoos. His smaller paintings and scratchboards of natural history subjects are in collections around the world. The exhibit is produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C.
- On the Museum Grounds:
- Nocturnal animals, night-blooming plants, "Nature at Night" demonstrations and activities.
$6 Dinner Voucher for Ironwood Terraces (one per person for registered teachers)
10% Discount in Gift Shops