Area residents will have three more opportunities to offer their ideas and suggestions for the planned El Paso childrenâ€™s museum.
Three additional community forums are scheduled for area branches of the El Paso Public Library. The forum is part of a public outreach effort to ensure that the people who use the museum will have a say in it.
The forum will be hosted by EPC Museum, a new nonprofit created by a coalition of local leaders to run the $19.2 million childrenâ€™s museum, which was approved by voters in the City of El Pasoâ€™s 2012 Quality of Life bond election.
- Tuesday, March 28
620 E. 7th St.
- Wednesday, April 5
Clardy Fox Branch
5515 Robert Alva
- Wednesday, April 12
Sergio Troncoso Branch
Gyroscope Inc., of Oakland, California, has been brought in to help create a master plan for EPC Museum, the nonprofit organization that will operate the childrenâ€™s museum.
Gyroscope Â is known around the world for its work with childrenâ€™s and science museums. Its expertise includes strategic planning, learning environment design, interactive exhibition design, and architectural. Its client list includes The Thinkery in Austin, the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, the Louisiana Childrenâ€™s Museum in New Orleans and Papalote: Laboratorio Creativo in Mexico City.
The El Paso Community Foundation is leading the public-private effort to build the museum.
The childrenâ€™s museum will be built on the former Greyhound Lines maintenance facility at 201 W. Main, next to the El Paso Museum of Art in the El Paso Arts District.