Nov 03

WMBD: Children’s Discovery Museum preparing plans for next decade of educational fun

Posted on November 3, 2021 at 9:28 AM by Wendy Long

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — Normal leaders are setting into action the beginning of the future for the children’s discovery museum.

Monday, the Normal Town Council approved to spend $55,000 on a 10-year plan for the museum.

The town of normal is entering into a contract with JRA design, a Cincinnati-based company, with the goal of coming up with a plan on how the museum can improve within the next decade.

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Nov 02

Pantagraph Article: Normal council approves contract for master plan at CDM

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 4:34 PM by Wendy Long

NORMAL — Planning for the next 10 years of exhibits at the Children’s Discovery Museum will begin this winter, after a Normal Town Council vote Monday night.

“This plan will prepare the CDM for the future and provide a well-focused road map for the foundation to effectively support the museum’s important work,” said Rob Widmer, chairman of the Children’s Discovery Museum Foundation Board, before the vote.

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Nov 02

Pantagraph Article: New master plan in store for Children's Discovery Museum

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 4:29 PM by Wendy Long

NORMAL — The Children’s Discovery Museum is preparing for its next decades of exhibits and projects with a new master plan.

The “Healthy Me!” exhibit, a first-floor medical installation, was unveiled this month and was the final exhibit outlined the current master plan.

More than a decade since that plan was implemented, the Normal Town Council will vote to start work on a new Exhibits Master Plan on Monday.

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