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Maker in Residence

Meet the Maker: Chase Young

Makers in Residence at the Scott Family Amazeum bring diverse skill sets and backgrounds with them when they arrive. Chase Young, who lead sessions in the Workshop on molding and casting, is no exception.

2020 Hindsight, 2021 Vision

Happy New Year! And good riddance to 2020. Like most of you, we had a vision for 2020 that blurred significantly around March when we temporarily closed to support efforts to contain COVID-19.

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Scott Family Amazeum Honored with Traveler's Choice Award

Amazeum Recognized Among Best in Family Destinations, Based on Outstanding 2019 ReviewsBentonville, AR – August 25, 2020 – The Scott Family Amazeum today announced it has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice award-winner for Family Destination. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great guest feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe. 

 |  Media, Awards, Recognitions

Maker in Residence

Dance, Dance, Evolution

Innovation leads to evolution in the Scott Family Amazeum Fabrication Shop.Creative team collaborates with Makers in Residence to elevate ideas that infuse interactive elements that integrate science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

 |  Making, Creativiity, Fabrication Shop

Making Spaces Innovates NWA Learning Enviornments

Bentonville, AR, May 7, 2020 – Making and tinkering are core to educational experiences at the Scott Family Amazeum and in the museum’s work with schools in Northwest Arkansas. Shortly after opening in July 2015, the museum became the regional hub for the Making Spaces: Expanding Maker Education Across the Nation Program. This program uses an innovative model to support schools in sustainably integrating making and tinkering into classrooms by developing makerspaces.

Capture the Details

Get to know your environment up close with macro photography. With a DSLR camera or a smartphone, you can create visually stunning images and discover the beauty in the seemingly ordinary things in the world around you. Professional photographer Meredith Mashburn helps you get started seeing the world through a different lens. 

Making Spaces Program Innovates NWA Schools

Making and tinkering are core to educational experiences at the Scott Family Amazeum and in the museum’s work with schools in Northwest Arkansas. Shortly after opening in July 2015, the museum became the regional hub for the Making Spaces: Expanding Maker Education Across the Nation Program. This program uses an innovative model to support schools in sustainably integrating making and tinkering into classrooms by developing makerspaces. 

Maker Cart 101

How Old High Middle School made making mobile in the Bentonville middle school.