When the doors opened to Imagine Children’s Museum’s current downtown Everett location in 2004, the vision was to one day serve 60,000 visitors per year – in 2019 Imagine served 257,000. To ensure the Museum can continue to fulfill its role as a vital community resource, expansion is now mission-critical.
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•Increase hands-on exhibits and innovative programs that foster 21st Century Learning Skills •Provide less crowded, higher impact access for low-income and underserved families •Grow services and experiences that support inclusion, diversity, equity and quality of life •Offer increased opportunities that strengthen knowledge, skills, engagement and empowerment of parents/caregivers •Support increased demand for school field trips and group visits
Vital Community Resource:
•Provides a unique, dynamic learning institution for children ages 1-12 and their parents/caregivers •Addresses the overall health, well-being and developmental needs of children by nurturing adult/child engagement •Provides physically and emotionally safe spaces essential for children living in foster care, those experiencing trauma and children with special needs •Accessible to underserved families that face barriers related to poverty, living in rural areas, limited transportation and traffic congestion •Meets unmet needs – reducing the equity gap for the at-risk and underserved by offering specialized programs, along with free and reduced admissions •Fosters the development of school readiness skills and career connected learning, essential to lifelong success, with STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, art, math)