Frisco Discovery Center

Frisco Discovery Center A venue managed by the City of Frisco that includes the Frisco Art Gallery, Sci-Tech, National Videogame Museum, Black Box Theater, TrainTopia, and more!
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The Frisco Discovery Center is owned and managed by the City of Frisco, invested in by the Frisco Community Development Corporation. Sci-Tech Discovery Center and the National Videogame Museum are permanent tenants. Frisco Arts' beneficiary groups perform and host events in the spaces and the general public is also welcome to rent the spaces, too, for art related events. Questions? Call 972-292-6651 or email [email protected]

Happy Holidays from Play Frisco -- Parks & Recreation! Our facilities will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. (P...
12/21/2019

Happy Holidays from Play Frisco -- Parks & Recreation! Our facilities will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. (Pictured: Public art piece, Frisco's First by artist David Allan Clark) Hours details: https://bit.ly/2Q798Da

Last year, artist Amanda Hay submitted THIS piece as one of her submissions for the Winter Art Show. What will YOU submi...
11/14/2019

Last year, artist Amanda Hay submitted THIS piece as one of her submissions for the Winter Art Show. What will YOU submit this year by 11/20/19? Send JPG images of your winter-themed artwork, along with your contact information, to Paige: [email protected]

Sci-Tech Discovery Center had a wonderful turnout for the grand opening of the Makerspace 2.0! A special thanks to the a...
11/08/2019

Sci-Tech Discovery Center had a wonderful turnout for the grand opening of the Makerspace 2.0! A special thanks to the artists, Denise Lion & Roger Belveal, who set up their technologically-related artwork for this event!

#playfrisco #mindstretchingfun #artsandculture #STEAM

Last day to submit for The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco's show here in the art gallery next month!
09/18/2019

Last day to submit for The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco's show here in the art gallery next month!

Just 4 days left for the "Crème de la Crème 2019" submission deadline!

Submission link:
https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/vagf

Zahra Jahanyfard, along with her talented students, have filled the gallery here with beautiful artworks exploring ident...
09/12/2019

Zahra Jahanyfard, along with her talented students, have filled the gallery here with beautiful artworks exploring identity, pattern, and culture. Come see the pieces in person, and show up for the reception on Friday, 9/27, from 7-9PM!

#playfrisco #artsandculture #persianart

Tell us everything! We'd like to know your thoughts about our services and facilities.  Public feedback is the most valu...
09/02/2019

Tell us everything! We'd like to know your thoughts about our services and facilities. Public feedback is the most valuable tool for us to adapt to what YOU need. Please take about 15 minutes to complete the survey. We want to be the best at Parks & Recreation for you. Thank you! http://tinyurl.com/PlayFrisco2019

Sci-Tech Discovery Center
08/28/2019

Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Sci-Tech Discovery Center will be closed today through Friday, Sept. 6 for some exhibit changes. We'll reopen Saturday, Sept. 7. See you then!

Hey, Dallas Observer, thanks for the shout-out re: the Conduit Art Exhibition hosted by Envision Arts and Ginger Cochran...
08/07/2019
City of Frisco Aims to Support the Arts by Showcasing 30 Local and International Artists

Hey, Dallas Observer, thanks for the shout-out re: the Conduit Art Exhibition hosted by Envision Arts and Ginger Cochran here at the art gallery in the Frisco Discovery Center through 9/7!

#playfrisco #artsandculture #conduit

The word “conduit,” a natural or artificial channel through which something travels, such as a fluid, also applies to art. Ideas, themes or emotions can be conveyed through a variety of media. Conduit is also the name of a contemporary art exhibition at the Frisco Art Gallery, which runs until.....

07/24/2019
Theatre Frisco

Opens this weekend In the Black Box Theater!
🎭🎭🎭🎭🎭Tickets:
https://www.theatrefrisco.com

#playfrisco #communitytheatre #setdesign

A sneak peak at "A Litlle Night Music" that opens at Theatre Frisco this Friday, July 26, and runs through August 11. Tickets are selling fast, some performances are sold out or close to being so. Get your tickets at theatrefrisco.com or calling 972-370-2266

Sci-Tech Discovery Center
07/23/2019

Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Sci-Tech Discovery Center is delighted to host former "Mythbusters" star Kari Byron at its second annual Meeting of the Minds event, a speaker series featuring leading thinkers who embody Sci-Tech’s brand of mind-stretching fun. Proceeds from the Sept. 20 event will expand access to STEM education for under-served youth in North Texas.Get tickets at https://mindstretchingfun.org/luncheon.

Our Open House is THIS Sunday from 2-5pm...thanks for the shoutout, Lifestyle Frisco!!
07/08/2019
Lifestyle Frisco

Our Open House is THIS Sunday from 2-5pm...thanks for the shoutout, Lifestyle Frisco!!

The fourth festivities have passed, but there's tons of fun on the calendar This Week in Frisco! Outdoor movies, business networking, yoga, a KidFest, and a Girls Night Out! Plus, the 'Riders are home all week!

Dwell Yoga Studio Frisco RoughRiders Frisco Fresh Market WEB-Women Enhancing Business (Frisco) Play Frisco - Frisco Parks & Recreation Sci-Tech Discovery Center The Star Dallas Rattlers thegallery8680 HeartStories Get to Know Frisco Inspire Frisco Frisco Rotary Farmers Market Big City Moms Cheney Group Frisco Discovery Center SweetHair

Happy Independence Day Frisco! We will be closed on July 4th.
07/03/2019

Happy Independence Day Frisco! We will be closed on July 4th.

07/02/2019
City of Frisco TX - City Hall

Day 2 of Park & Recreation Month! Go cool off inside the Discovery Center and check out open day of the Road Trip Photography Exhibit at the Frisco Art Gallery!

#PlayFrisco
#GameOnJuly
#FriscoPLAYcation
#PlayArtistically

July is Park & Recreation month and we’re going on a PLAYcation here in Frisco. Join Play Frisco - Frisco Parks & Recreation at the Frisco Art Gallery for Road Trip Photo Exhibit. #PlayFrisco #Playcation

07/01/2019
City of Frisco TX - City Hall

Let the PLAYcation begin! 31 ways to PLAY in Frisco for Park & Recreation Month this July!
#PlayFrisco
#GameOnJuly
#FriscoPLAYcation

July is Park & Recreation month and we’re going on a PLAYcation here in Frisco. Join Play Frisco - Frisco Parks & Recreation in our 31 days of fun while you check out all ways to play. Here’s a look at this week’s PLAYcation activities. #PlayFrisco #Playcation

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and play. This July, join in the fun and games and have a PLAYcation wi...
06/28/2019

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and play. This July, join in the fun and games and have a PLAYcation with Play Frisco this Park & Recreation Month. Find 31 ways to play here: https://bit.ly/2KNupl5

#PlayFrisco
#GameOnJuly
#Playcation
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Here is a great way to get out and Play Frisco! Purchase your museum pass at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 Dallas Pa...
06/13/2019

Here is a great way to get out and Play Frisco! Purchase your museum pass at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 Dallas Parkway.

#PlayFrisco

Want to visit all of Frisco’s museums for one low admission price? Save time and money with the Frisco Museum Pass!

For $25, get admission into the National Videogame Museum, National Videogame Museum, TrainTopia, Frisco Heritage Museum and Sci-Tech Discovery Center! Passes are available for purchase at the Frisco Discovery Center. Details at visitfrisco.com/museumpass.

Don't be trippin'! ONLY 3 days left to send us your JPG images from your favorite road trips to friscodiscoverycenter@fr...
06/12/2019

Don't be trippin'! ONLY 3 days left to send us your JPG images from your favorite road trips to [email protected]!
No entry fee ($30) due until acceptance and drop-off on 6/30.Questions? Call 972-292-6652.

#playfrisco #artsandculture #photography

Hey there, photographers! 📸📷📸📷📸This one is for you - submit up to 5 thematic "road trip" images to friscodiscoverycenter...
05/29/2019

Hey there, photographers! 📸📷📸📷📸
This one is for you - submit up to 5 thematic "road trip" images to [email protected] to be considered for this art gallery show. A $30 entry fee is due upon acceptance, with drop-off of artworks on 6/30/19 at 11AM. Questions? Call 972-292-6652

Timeline Photos
05/26/2019

Timeline Photos

Play Frisco - Frisco Parks & Recreation
05/06/2019

Play Frisco - Frisco Parks & Recreation

A must see! Man, Horse, Nature, a photography exhibition by Abdollah Raeisi now at the Frisco Discovery Center art gallery. This exhibition is the result of more than 80 nature horseback riding tours in Iran between 2001 and 2016. #PlayCulturally #PlayFrisco

Our Technical Director, Alex, on a “hang and focus” in the Black Box today!#artsandculture #lit #playfrisco
04/24/2019

Our Technical Director, Alex, on a “hang and focus” in the Black Box today!

#artsandculture #lit #playfrisco

Last Friday's Music in the Chamber concert performed by John Wynn and Carlo Pezzimenti left the audience wanting more! T...
04/22/2019

Last Friday's Music in the Chamber concert performed by John Wynn and Carlo Pezzimenti left the audience wanting more! Their skillful guitar-playing was featured on pieces ranging from classical Spanish composers to Beatles' covers. It was a real TREAT!!

#encore #playfrisco #artsandculture

“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bir...
04/22/2019

“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bird Johnson #EarthDay2019

Don't miss the student art exhibition by Ermitage Art Academy! A NINE YEAR OLD did the pastel cat drawing. A SIXTEEN YEA...
04/11/2019

Don't miss the student art exhibition by Ermitage Art Academy! A NINE YEAR OLD did the pastel cat drawing. A SIXTEEN YEAR OLD did the oil painting portrait! See the whole display in the Frisco Art Gallery through April 29th.

Music in the Chamber is BACK on Good Friday...but the concert starts at 8PM, so most services will be over by then, leav...
04/09/2019

Music in the Chamber is BACK on Good Friday...but the concert starts at 8PM, so most services will be over by then, leaving time to enjoy some nylon and steel string acoustic music performed by John Wynn (Red Guitar Club) and Carlo Pezzimenti!

Congratulations to Cate Robbins, winner of the "Most imPRESSive" award for her etching called "Timeless with Fibers"! An...
03/18/2019

Congratulations to Cate Robbins, winner of the "Most imPRESSive" award for her etching called "Timeless with Fibers"! And many thanks to Lynne Hubner for sharing her inspiration and process for her mixed media prints (collagraph, linocut, relief, etc) with us during the reception last Saturday.
You can still come see the "imPRESS" printmaking show through 3/30!

#playartistically #printmaking #playfrisco #artsandculture

Time to plan your weekend. Start with the Music in the Chamber Series this Friday, Mar. 15. Astraios Chamber Music prese...
03/14/2019

Time to plan your weekend. Start with the Music in the Chamber Series this Friday, Mar. 15. Astraios Chamber Music presents a collection of pieces from nations that once ruled our state. Featuring flute, bassoon, trumpet, viola, classical guitar, and voice. #PlayClassically Tickets: https://bit.ly/2F8R0nU

It's hump day! Time to plan your weekend! Start with Music the the Chamber on Friday, March 15,  Astraios Chamber Music ...
03/13/2019

It's hump day! Time to plan your weekend! Start with Music the the Chamber on Friday, March 15, Astraios Chamber Music will perform 'Music of Flags Over Texas,' highlighting music from nations that ruled over Texas featuring flute, bassoon, trumpet, viola, classical guitar, and voice. Get your tickets: https://bit.ly/2F8R0nU

It's hump day! Time to plan your weekend! Start with Music the the Chamber on Friday, March 15,  Astraios Chamber Music ...
03/13/2019

It's hump day! Time to plan your weekend! Start with Music the the Chamber on Friday, March 15, Astraios Chamber Music will perform 'Music of Flags Over Texas,' highlighting music from nations that ruled over Texas featuring flute, bassoon, trumpet, viola, classical guitar, and voice. Get your tickets: https://bit.ly/2F8R0nU

Cate Robbins' etching on handmade paper, called "Timeless with Fibers," is just one of the many fine examples of printma...
03/07/2019

Cate Robbins' etching on handmade paper, called "Timeless with Fibers," is just one of the many fine examples of printmaking currently displayed in the Frisco Art Gallery this month! Come check out the exhibition. Reception is on 3/16 from 2-4PM. FREE admission.😎

🎭🎶😎📸 An exciting show is in the Black Box Theater right now - running through March 10th! #sneakpeek #artsandculture #pl...
02/21/2019

🎭🎶😎📸 An exciting show is in the Black Box Theater right now - running through March 10th!
#sneakpeek #artsandculture #playfrisco

The regional premiere of Stephen Schwartz's "Snapshots, A Musical Scrapbook" opens 2/22/2019. Tickets are available at theatrefrisco.com or 972-370-2266

Wonderful reception last night hosted by The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco for the "Fresh Start" exhibition...come see the...
02/18/2019

Wonderful reception last night hosted by The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco for the "Fresh Start" exhibition...come see the winning artwork through March 2nd!

Theatre Frisco is inviting YOU to share snapshots of your fond memories, whether a solo, couple, or group picture! Send ...
01/31/2019

Theatre Frisco is inviting YOU to share snapshots of your fond memories, whether a solo, couple, or group picture!

Send a digital copy as an attachment to [email protected], and include name(s), location, and approximate date before FEBRUARY 10, 2019!

Your photo will be displayed on a poster in the theater lobby during the run of the "Snapshots" show! 😎

#artsandculture #playfrisco #snapshots

Frisco Discovery Center
01/25/2019

Frisco Discovery Center

Happy birthday, Dr. King!  Our colleagues at Frisco Library have an amazing interactive #MLKDay exhibit today from 11 a....
01/21/2019

Happy birthday, Dr. King! Our colleagues at Frisco Library have an amazing interactive #MLKDay exhibit today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the second floor. Don't miss it. #WhatsYourDream http://ow.ly/HDLR50kgTx3

Psssst...if you know a printmaker, tell them about this call for art! Deadline to submit: 2/25#artsandculture #exhibitio...
01/16/2019

Psssst...if you know a printmaker, tell them about this call for art! Deadline to submit: 2/25

#artsandculture #exhibition #callforart #printmaking

Timeline Photos
01/01/2019

Timeline Photos

Happy Holidays from Frisco Parks & Recreation! Wishing you joy, hope & happiness this holiday season. Check our calendar...
12/24/2018

Happy Holidays from Frisco Parks & Recreation! Wishing you joy, hope & happiness this holiday season. Check our calendar for holiday facility hours: https://bit.ly/2V29vk3

Happy Holidays from Frisco Parks & Recreation! Wishing you joy, hope & happiness this holiday season. Check our calendar...
12/24/2018

Happy Holidays from Frisco Parks & Recreation! Wishing you joy, hope & happiness this holiday season. Check our calendar for holiday facility hours: https://bit.ly/2V29vk3 #PlayMerrily

Happy Holidays from the Discovery Center!! 🎄🎄🎄 12/24-CLOSED12/25-CLOSED12/31- CLOSED, except  for Sci-Tech Discovery Cen...
12/21/2018

Happy Holidays from the Discovery Center!! 🎄🎄🎄

12/24-CLOSED
12/25-CLOSED
12/31- CLOSED, except for Sci-Tech Discovery Center's "NYE Countdown til Noon" event, 11AM-2PM
1/1/19 - CLOSED

Otherwise, regular hours, so come browse the Winter Art Exhibition, Museum of the American Railroad, National Videogame Museum, or Sci-Tech with your family & friends!

#playfrisco #artsandculture #holidayhappenings

Congratulations to the winners of the Winter Art Exhibition in the Frisco Art Gallery! 1st Place "Snow Burst" award - Le...
12/17/2018

Congratulations to the winners of the Winter Art Exhibition in the Frisco Art Gallery! 1st Place "Snow Burst" award - Leticia Herrera (painting); 2nd Place "Snow Ball" award - Sunkyung Choi (pastel drawing); 3rd Place "Snow Flurry" award - Abdollah Raeisi (photography). Come see all of the excellent art pieces in person, and get your "winter fix"!

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8004 Dallas Pkwy
Frisco, TX
75034

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday 10:00 - 20:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(972) 292-6651

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