Science & Technology

Maker Faire Coming Back to Grand Rapids in August
Maker Faire is back in Grand Rapids on August 20 & 21 for its 3rd year, once again held at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and nearby Grand Valley State University’s Hall of Engineering. Combining a traditional science fair with innovation and engineering, community makers will s…
Grand Rapids Public Museum Celebrates Beer
The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), in partnership with Brewery Vivant, is beginning a series of three Beer Explorers classes inspired by the new exhibit Earth Explorers, and in conjunction with ongoing Science Tuesdays programs. Each class will offer a different scientific approach to the brewin…
More Spring Break Fun at the Chaffee Planetarium
There is something new and exciting at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. It's an exciting show at the Chaffee Planetarium, and just in time for spring break.
It's an original planetarium show, Starlight Safari, an interactive trip across our continents to see and learn about various animal co…
Spring Break can be Full of Fun Here at Home
Spring break is just a week away and I'll bet your kids are chomping at the bit to be "released!" Some of you may be going to warmer places, exotic destinations, etc., but many will stay home, and that's not all bad, because there is plenty to do here at home. Here are so…
A Global Innovation Center Opens in Grand Rapids
One of Grand Rapids largest employers has opened its first North American innovation center.
Global automotive and aerospace innovator & manufacturer, Hutchinson, opened its first North American Innovation Center at a private grand opening event yesterday, January 20 here in Grand Rapids. The cen…
Volunteer Opportunities at Grand Rapids Public Museum
The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is looking for volunteers for a variety of upcoming interactive programs this spring. New volunteer needs for the GRPM include help for new Science Tuesday programming, as well as organists to play the Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Organ in the Museum’s Meijer …
Grand Rapids Public Museum Creating Science Tuesdays
This is pretty exciting. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will begin a brand new program this February called Science Tuesdays. Science Tuesdays will be an ongoing educational experience at the GRPM, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays kick off on …

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