The Da Vinci Science Center is a national award-winning nonprofit organization that has brought science to life and lives to science since 1992. The Science Center’s hands-on exhibits, programs, and partnership efforts present the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to kids informally, playfully, and in ways that relate to their popular interests. These active and engaging experiences awaken interest, promote fundamental skills, and inspire students to consider exciting STEM careers that meet growing industry demands. The Science Center also promotes creativity, artistry, and current-day applications of qualities of greatness embodied by Leonardo da Vinci and the innovators who have succeeded him.
The Science Center served a record total of 142,743 participants in its latest fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and its annual participation has increased by 73 percent since 2011.