Special Events

Community for Immunity

Jan. 21 & 28  |  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Beckman’s Pharmacy and the Discovery Center are partnering to host two vaccination events! The first 50 people who get a vaccination during the event will receive a gift bag including a free ticket to come back and visit the museum and other goodies. Half-price admission. More info»

Homeschool Learning Pod Field Trips

Thursdays beginning in February  |  3-4 p.m.

We’re excited to offer special programs just for homeschool students to connect, have fun, and learn together. Reserve your spot today! Info & registration»

Lunar New Year Celebration (Free Day)

Sunday, Feb. 6  |  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Learn, experience and participate in the traditions of the Lunar New Year, as we celebrate the Year of the Tiger and explore the culture and arts of China and East Asia. Sponsored by the Nissan Foundation and in partnership with the Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville (CAAN). Free and open to the public. More info»


Select Mondays beginning in February  |  9 a.m.

Discovery Center’s SPARK! program is for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers to enjoy hands-on exploratory STEAM learning and play. Enjoy music and motion, stories, guided activities and more with Discovery Center staff! Sponsored by PM Pediatrics. Info & registration»

All Access Night

Thursday, Feb. 10  |  5-7 p.m.

All Access Nights are a time for special-needs families to enjoy the Discovery Center’s exhibits in a sensory-friendly environment. All Access Nights are free, but reservations are suggested. Sponsored by SEC, Inc. Info & registration»


Saturday, Feb. 12  |  2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Every second Saturday of the month, Discovery Center welcomes all Scouting groups with awesome experiences designed to meet badge, pin, loop and rank requirements while learning new skills in an interactive environment. Info & registration»

School’s Out Play Day Camp

Monday, Feb. 21  |  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Join us for Campology School’s Out Play Day: Excited about Engineering to celebrate the start of Engineering Week. Campers will get to learn and practice the engineering design process as they look at simple machines, express their inner structural engineer with a bridge build, and wire a circuit like an electrical engineer. Info & registration»

Spring Break Camp

March 28 – April 1  |  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Get ready to dig in the dirt and pick some vegetables. Campology is having a camp that takes our lessons out to the garden! This spring break camp will take campers on a tour of how our food goes from garden to table and then back to the garden as we use STEAM lessons to learn about soils, seeds, plant growth, food waste and composting. Info & registration»