The Museum of Discovery’s Kevin Delaney returns to Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon tonight

kevin30rock-headshotKevin Delaney, director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery, will make his fourth appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 on NBC.  Delaney serves as the show’s “science expert” and performs multiple science demonstrations with Fallon serving as his lab assistant.
“I cannot wait to return to ‘The Tonight Show’,” Delaney said.  “We’ve got some great demos planned that will show how amazing science is while highlighting some of the exciting things our visitors experience at the museum.”
Delaney made his successful “Tonight Show” debut on May 5, 2014, and returned again on November 7, 2014, and most recently, May 22, 2015.  To watch his first three appearances, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OELiqiIHZEI,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWtZd8jM3g

Science with Santa (and Kevin Delaney) at the Museum of Discovery Today

MOD Science SantaNeed some way to entertain the kids today? Want to have fun for the whole family?

The Museum of Discovery offers Science with Santa today from 9:30am to 3:00pm.

Enjoy science demos, pictures with Santa, a hot chocolate bar and more!

Plus, Santa will join Kevin Delaney for science shows!

Pictures with Santa are from 9:30am to 11am & 12:30pm to 2pm.

Awesome Science with Santa and Kevin at 11:30am and 2:30pm.

 

Creative Class of 2015: Kevin Delaney

kevin30rock-headshotThe Science Expert on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Delaney, spends his days on the staff of the Museum of Discovery.  A native of New Jersey, he came to Arkansas a few years ago.  He serves as the director of visitor experience at the museum.  In that capacity, he performs Awesome Science experiments for children and created the Science After Dark program for adults.

His job allows him to combine his interest in science, interacting with the public, and showing off his flair for the dramatic.

Prior to joining the museum staff, Delaney worked as a playwright, director and teacher.

He has made three appearances on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. More are in the works.

The final Science After Dark of 2015 will take place on Friday, October 30.  Watch for more detail.

Museum of Discovery’s Kevin Delaney to Make 4th appearance on ‘The Tonight Show’–POSTPONED

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UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this will be rescheduled for a future date. 

Kevin Delaney, director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery, will make his fourth appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” at 10:35 p.m. Friday, September 18, on NBC.  In Little Rock, it will air on KARK.  Delaney serves as the show’s “science expert” and performs multiple science demonstrations with Fallon serving as his lab assistant.

“I cannot wait to return to ‘The Tonight Show’,” Delaney said.  “We’ve got some great demos planned that will show how amazing science is while highlighting some of the exciting things our visitors experience at the museum.”

According to Museum of Discovery CEO Kelley Bass, Delaney’s fourth appearance is perfect timing.  “Kevin’s appearance will occur on the eve of our largest public event, Tinkerfest, which is a day devoted to tinkering and engineering for all ages.  Kevin’s role on ‘The Tonight Show’ has definitely raised awareness about the Museum of Discovery and its mission of igniting a passion for science, technology and math.”

Delaney made his successful “Tonight Show” debut on May 5, 2014 and returned again on November 7, 2014 and most recently, May 22.  To watch his first three appearances, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OELiqiIHZEI, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWtZd8jM3g  and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMplxEE4xdo

For more information, call 501-396-7050 or visit www.museumofdiscovery.org.

TV ALERT – Museum of Discovery’s Kevin Delaney returns to Tonight Show tonight!

Delaney MOD NBCAs proof that good things come in threes, Kevin Delaney, director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery, will make his THIRD appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” at 10:35 p.m. Friday, May 22, on NBC.  Delaney serves as the show’s “science expert” and performs multiple science demonstrations with Fallon serving as his lab assistant.

“I am honored to return to ‘The Tonight Show’ and represent the Museum of Discovery and Arkansas,” said Delaney. “It’s exciting to have this opportunity to showcase how amazing science is, all while serving the museum’s mission of igniting a passion for science, technology and math.”

Delaney was chosen after “Tonight Show” producers reached out to more than 50 museums across the country in search of the right candidate. Following a test show in February, Delaney made his successful “Tonight Show” debut on May 5, 2014 and returned again on November 7. To watch his first two appearances, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OELiqiIHZEI andhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWtZd8jM3g

To learn more about Delaney, visit https://www.museumofdiscovery.org/kevin-delaney-tonight-show-jimmy-fallon

The Museum of Discovery’s mission is to ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.

The Tonight Show Starring Kevin Delaney airs on May 22

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Photo from Museum of Discovery

David Letterman leaves the air on Wednesday, May 20.  One of the new stars of late night TV returns for his third appearance on Friday, May 22.

Kevin Delaney, director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery, will make his third appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” at 10:35 p.m. Friday, May 22, on NBC.  Delaney serves as the show’s “science expert” and performs multiple science demonstrations with Fallon serving as his lab assistant.

“I am honored to return to ‘The Tonight Show’ and represent the Museum of Discovery and Arkansas,” said Delaney. “It’s exciting to have this opportunity to showcase how amazing science is, all while serving the museum’s mission of igniting a passion for science, technology and math.”

Delaney was chosen after “Tonight Show” producers reached out to more than 50 museums across the country in search of the right candidate. Following a test show in February, Delaney made his successful “Tonight Show” debut on May 5, 2014 and returned again on November 7. To watch his first two appearances, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OELiqiIHZEI andhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWtZd8jM3g

To learn more about Delaney, visit https://www.museumofdiscovery.org/kevin-delaney-tonight-show-jimmy-fallon

The Museum of Discovery’s mission is to ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.

Tonight – Science After Dark explores Arkansas Weather

science weatherEach month the Museum of Discovery hosts “Science after Dark” for adults aged 21 and up.  This month’s theme is “Science of Weather.”

Check out our partners and programs:

  • Meteorologist Natalie Walters
  • National Weather Service
  • American Red Cross
  • Central Arkansas Storm Chasers
  • Entergy Arkansas
  • All-Clean USA
  • Museum educators will also discuss lightening with the Van de Graaff Generator, clouds, fire tornadoes
  • Kevin Delaney will make a giant liquid nitrogen cloud!

Cash bar by Juanita’s, beer sold by Stone’s Throw Brewery and pizza sold by the slice by Damgoode Pies

The program runs from 6pm to 9pm. Cost is $5, FREE for museum members. (Go ahead and get a membership, it will more than pay for itself within a year!)