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!

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]

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 frisco...
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.” —La...
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 #artsan...
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 Disc...
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"!

Huge THANK YOU to Frisco Police Department for coming out to do “active threat” training for some of Discovery Cente...
12/14/2018

Huge THANK YOU to Frisco Police Department for coming out to do “active threat” training for some of Discovery Center’s Play Frisco - Frisco Parks & Recreation and Sci-Tech Discovery Center staff this morning!

#playsafely #preparedness #servethepublic

WOW! We made it through humpday and are headed towards a SINGLE weekend run of Neale Whitmore's "Christmas Wonder, Chris...
12/13/2018

WOW! We made it through humpday and are headed towards a SINGLE weekend run of Neale Whitmore's "Christmas Wonder, Christmas Stars" an all-new, entertaining, family-friendly, holiday musical review... that includes a sing-along! Tickets still available for two performances on Saturday! See Theatre Frisco's website or call 972-370-2266. 🎄🎶🎵🎭

#playfrisco #playartistically #livetheatre #musical

YAY! Monday is almost over! The holidays are coming!Although "Elf Jr." IS over after two weekends' of productions, we we...
12/10/2018

YAY! Monday is almost over! The holidays are coming!
Although "Elf Jr." IS over after two weekends' of productions, we were impressed with North Texas Performing Arts - Frisco's merry and bright kids!

#playfrisco #artsandculture #holidaycheer

Our gallery attendant, Jonah, was busy preparing the new "Winter Art Exhibition" this week in the Frisco Art Gallery.  C...
12/05/2018

Our gallery attendant, Jonah, was busy preparing the new "Winter Art Exhibition" this week in the Frisco Art Gallery. Come see the new art show this month and enjoy some frosty views! 😎🐧☃️❄️

Timeline Photos
11/22/2018

Timeline Photos

Ramping up your festivities by bringing family and friends for a visit? Sci-Tech Discovery Center & National Videogame M...
11/20/2018

Ramping up your festivities by bringing family and friends for a visit? Sci-Tech Discovery Center & National Videogame Museum are open regular hours, but Museum of the American Railroad's "TrainTopia" exhibition is only open Friday-Sunday. Visit Frisco, TX's Museum Pass is available at the front desk in the gallery, allowing one visit to each organization here within a year (including Frisco Heritage Museum) for $25, a convenient and cost-saving option for family groups. Enjoy a wonderful holiday!

Play Curiously at the Frisco Discovery Center!
11/20/2018

Play Curiously at the Frisco Discovery Center!

Hello Facebook followers! We have a new username! @FriscoFun is now @PlayFrisco to reflect our new campaign. We’re all about the importance of PLAY and its benefits, no matter your age. Stay tuned! BTW—Have You Played Today?

#throwbackthursday to a couple of weeks ago when the guys- Frisco Parks & Recreation - installed new sod after our dock ...
10/17/2018

#throwbackthursday to a couple of weeks ago when the guys- Frisco Parks & Recreation - installed new sod after our dock driveway was widened! 💪🏾🌱🌱
Now theatre and exhibition load-ins will be much easier! 🎉

This is a PLACE where PASSION meets art, culture, and science. Under the same roof, we have  Museum of the American Rail...
09/21/2018

This is a PLACE where PASSION meets art, culture, and science. Under the same roof, we have Museum of the American Railroad’s “TrainTopia” exhibition, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, National Videogame Museum, the Black Box Theater (this weekend, Frisco Youth Theatre is in the house!), and the Frisco Art Gallery.

#passionflower #friscofun #pollinatorgarden #artsandculture

08/05/2018
Theatre Frisco

We're not being quixotic by saying this show by Theatre Frisco is a must-see! 🤩

Opening night was a tremendous success with a full house and an entusiastic standing ovation! The entire run is getting close to being sold out, so don't one of those left 'fighting' for tickets, get them NOW at theatrefrisco.com

The flora and fauna is flourishing in the Pollinator Garden this Friday! Check out nature’s hues of purple, pink, and ...
08/03/2018

The flora and fauna is flourishing in the Pollinator Garden this Friday! Check out nature’s hues of purple, pink, and blue!
🌸🌿🌸🌱🌸🌿🌸

#discoveroutside #friscofun #friyay

New window art (and image references) by our talented staff member, Jessica! It’s functional and beautiful, as it keep...
08/01/2018

New window art (and image references) by our talented staff member, Jessica! It’s functional and beautiful, as it keeps people from walking into the side windows.
#friscofun #artsandculture #staffskills

07/26/2018
Theatre Frisco

Check out what's coming in August!! It may be the largest set ever to occupy our Black Box Theater.

A little look behind the scenes at a rehearsal of Theatre Frisco's production of Man of La Mancha. The run is 3/4 sold out so get your tickets now at www.theatrefrisco.com

Printmakers, pollinator gardeners, performers, poets...all of the participants in our first Open House event yesterday w...
07/16/2018

Printmakers, pollinator gardeners, performers, poets...all of the participants in our first Open House event yesterday were phenomenal!
Thanks for sharing your talents and skills with the community! Here is a taste of what we experienced...
#friscofun #discoverJuly #progressinmotion

07/15/2018

Maguire Academy of Irish Dance is in the House for our Open House!

Address

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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