• May 11, 2021

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Gallery+Story: El Paso Children’s Museum reveals ‘Anything’s Possible Climber,’ $5m

El Paso Children’s Museum and Science Center officials announced a $5 million donation from the  Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation, that includes the design and completion of the museum’s most defining feature — the 50-foot Anything’s Possible Climber.  “The Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation has always believed in the limitless opportunities the El […]Read More

Children’s Museum announces local artists slated to create installations for

Several local artists with notable track records will create unique installations for the El Paso children’s museum and science center, scheduled to open next year. Christin Apodaca, Gabriel Márquez, and Mitsu Overstreet were announced by museum officials on Monday. They will create installations complementing the exhibits designed by Oakland-based Gyroscope Inc., who designed the S.T.E.A.M.-based […]Read More

“Name the Children’s Museum” contest underway

As the look and the location for the El Paso children’s museum and science center is set, attention now turns to the facility’s name and that is where El Pasoans and the Name the Museum Challenge come in. “From the very beginning, the El Paso Community Foundation has been committed to community input, so it […]Read More

Video+Story: El Paso Children’s Museum reveals Exhibit Designs

Nine themed zones will shape the experience in the new El Paso Children’s Museum in downtown El Paso. The board of the museum worked with Gyroscope, Inc. to create cutting-edge designs — including a 50-foot climber and areas focused on weather, air, water, and sound — which were unveiled digitally today. Gyroscope, based in Oakland, […]Read More

El Paso Children’s Museum to commission art installations

Monday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Children’s Museum announced that they will commission regional artists to create four installations for the spectacular Snohetta-designed building, scheduled to open in 2022. The budget for each installation ranges from $5,000 to $15,000. The pieces will complement four distinct zones in the museum, which will be built at […]Read More

El Paso Children’s Museum Announces Snøhetta as Project Architect

Thursday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Children’s Museum announced that Snøhetta, an award-winning international architecture firm, has been selected to design the new children’s museum in downtown El Paso. “We are thrilled to be working with Snøhetta, and their exciting concept was the unanimous choice of the public vote, our architectural panel and the […]Read More

Search Underway for El Paso Children’s Museum Director

A nationwide search is under way for the founding director of the new El Paso children’s museum. The Board of Directors of the nonprofit EPC Museum is seeking a dynamic, energetic leader to build and operate a world-class destination designed to inspire the next generation to dream, act and contribute. The new children’s museum was […]Read More

Children’s Museum to Host Three More Forums

Area residents will have three more opportunities to offer their ideas and suggestions for the planned El Paso children’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 […]Read More