Free hands-on teacher training at Arizona Science Center

In response to the need to expand access to high-quality professional development for Arizona’s science teachers, Arizona Science Center launched the Science Teacher Residency program earlier this summer. This new science, technology, engineering and math teacher training program, supported by the Helios Education Foundation, provides instruction and mentoring to third- through eighth-grade teachers at no […]

Arizona Science Center partners with Pal to support guests with disabilities

Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, has partnered with Phoenix-based startup Pal to become more inclusive for visitors with developmental disabilities, creating a video social story showing what to expect and an interactive digital guide to assist with communication and navigation. To celebrate the partnership and welcome the Pal community to Arizona […]

Arizona Science Center to offer free admission to military through Blue Star program

The Arizona Science Center in Phoenix announced its participation once again in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the […]

Pompeii exhibition returns to Italy May 28

The final days of Pompeii: The Exhibition have arrived at the Arizona Science Center. A glimpse of life in Pompeii before and after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on Aug. 24, 79 A.D. leaves the center, 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, Monday, May 28, and heads back to Italy. More than 100,000 guests have seen the […]

Arizona Science Center seeks teen engagement through new initiative

The Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, is giving teens their own voice through the Teen Engagement Initiative. Data showed that Arizona Science Center guests were visiting as young children and not returning until they were adults with their own children — the assumption being that the content in the Center is […]

Pompeii: The Exhibition opens at Arizona Science Center this week

Nearly 2,000 years ago, one summer evening in Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius erupted, blanketing the Roman town in ash and rock. This natural disaster which tragically took the lives of many of Pompeii’s inhabitants, also miraculously preserved it. The lost city was discovered in 1748 by a surveying engineer who found an entire microcosm of life […]