Happy 25th Birthday Bay Area Discovery Museum Aug 20 + 21

Join the Birthday Bash—a celebration of the Museum’s 25 years at Fort Baker on Saturday, August 20, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; from 5 – 7 p.m., (admission is free for everyone!) and Sunday, August 21, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Enjoy the 25th anniversary with a happy birthday sing-along, and free cupcakes and ice cream! Festivities over the two days include: bounce castles, cake sculptures, karaoke, food, face painting, photo booths, musical performances, special giveaways and more!  


E.W. Wainwright
August 20, 1 – 1:45 p.m

See internationally acclaimed jazz drummer E.W. Wainwright, along with youth performers, play a powerful set of jazz rooted in African sounds.

Miss Kitty
August 20, 5:00 – 5:45 p.m

Miss Kitty is leading a “Happy Birthday” sing-along before cupcakes and ice cream!

Jelly Jam Time
August 21, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Risa Lenore Dye will lead children through a creative and imaginative journey using a mix of storytelling, dance and theatre.

August 21, 2 – 2:45 p.m.

Sing, clap and dance along to Asheba’s Caribbean-infused songs, which range from lullabies to fast tempo remakes of children’s classics.

Time Capsules!

They're digging up the time capsule that was buried onsite 25 years ago in 1991; and creating a new one to be uncovered 25 years from now in 2041.

Artist-in-Residence Installation Unveiling

Check out their newest Artist-in-Residence, Mary Carter Taub, as she develops a site-based installation, and will invite visitors to participate in her project in the weeks before the unveiling.


Birthday Bash is free for members or free with Museum admission. Admission is free to everyone from 5 – 7 p.m. on August 20!