ECOTARIUM MUSEUM ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS

This Fall Discover New Indoor Exhibits with Community Curator and Project Vaccine WORCESTER, MA, October 20 – The EcoTarium announced today two new exhibits as they extend opening days to include Wednesdays and Thursdays; they are now open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. This fall the EcoTarium will feature two new…

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ECOTARIUM MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEW DATE FOR GALA

A Night at the Museum moves to the Spring of 2022 WORCESTER, Mass., September 14 – The EcoTarium announced today that their annual gala, A Night at the Museum, will be moved to the spring of 2022. The recent increase of COVID-19 cases in the community has led to the decision to change the date…

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Pretty Fly

A #prettyfly update from Naturalist ProgramCoordinator, Jake: This week, consider taking a breakfrom the heat and pollen by reading books celebratingBlack Birders! No matter your age or stage, there arewonderful books to be discovered.😄#BlackBirdersWeek 🐣For our young readers or listeners: Ruby’s Birds.This delightful picture book is published by The CornellLab Publishing Group. “Meet Ruby, a…

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ECOTARIUM MUSEUM ANNOUNCES INDOOR REOPENING

This July Discover New Indoor Exhibits with Tree Houses and Design Zone WORCESTER, MA, May 25 – Worcester’s leading science and nature museum EcoTarium announced today the reopening of the indoor exhibits starting on Friday, July 9, 2021. The reopening will include two new exhibits to inspire passion for nature and science, the Tree Houses and Design Zone exhibits…

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WOMEN AND GENDER MINORITIES IN STEM – Leopard shark researcher to speak about work in a thrilling STEM field

WORCESTER — You might call Annabel Gong a STEM champion. The young scientist who studies sharks finds innovative ways to excite and interest people in science, tech, engineering and math, and to provide gender minorities working within STEM fields novel ways to connect. A master’s student at the University of San Diego, Gong studies leopard…

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Committed EcoTarium advocate and business leader Sherri Pitcher elected new board chair as historic nature and science center evaluates future mission post-pandemic

WORCESTER — Founded nearly 200 years ago, the EcoTarium has seen plenty of change. The science and nature center began as a membership-based society to share specimens collected from around the world. Today it is one of New England’s premier destinations for families and a key support to STEM education in Central Massachusetts. Sherri Pitcher’s…

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EcoTarium President and CEO Lucy Hale named to international science/technology center board of directors

WORCESTER — The EcoTarium is proud to announce that its president and CEO, Lucy Hale, has been named to the Association of Science and Technology Centers’ board of directors. ASTC represents nearly 700 science and technology centers in 50 countries.  ASTC’s president, Christofer Nelson, says that Hale is one of six new board members from…

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