The State of Alabama has announced a significant partnership with Saban Center to create an innovative STEM hub for local and regional school districts that will prepare students, educators and the workforce for the future. The state-of-the-art facility will build the capacity of local and regional school districts to educate and inspire children to enter STEAM-related fields and will be …
Saban Center Consultant Launches Community Survey on Future Science and Discovery Center
Lord Cultural Resources, a museum consultant hired as part of the planning for the Saban Center, has launched a community survey on the future science and discovery center that will be known as IGNITE.
River District Park Ribbon Cutting
The City of Tuscaloosa held a ribbon cutting ceremony for River District Park on Thursday, October 6 at 10 a.m. River District Park includes green space, river-viewing areas along the bank of the Black Warrior River, a plaza and an outdoor stage. The space also features color-changing RBG lights throughout the park and under the Hugh R. Thomas Bridge. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, City Council President …
It All Begins With Discovery
Saban Discovery Center will be an all-encompassing facility uniting two of Tuscaloosa’s most storied institutions under the same roof. Both the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre will have new homes in The Discovery Center at Saban Center in 2025. Tuscaloosa’s Children’s Hands-On Museum will be reimagined as IGNITE, an interactive platform for STEAM-based learning for people …
Nick’s Kids Foundation Pledges $1 Million to the Saban Center
Tuscaloosa, AL – On Wednesday, August 3, during the Nick’s Kids Foundation’s Annual Giveaway Luncheon at Bryant Denny Stadium, Nick’s Kids Foundation pledged a $1 million donation to the Saban Center. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and Council President Kip Tyner were in attendance at the luncheon, which followed the council vote in support of proceeding with the design phase of the …
Saban Center Celebration and Masterplan Update
On Thursday, May 18 the Saban Center partners and key community stakeholders gathered at the Tuscaloosa River Market for brunch to celebrate the progress that has been made on the project since it was announced in 2019.
Saban Center Appoints Brandt LaPish Director of Development
Saban Center Director Audrey Buck has appointed Brandt LaPish Director of Development effective January 31, 2022.
River District Park Groundbreaking
On Wednesday, November 3 the City of Tuscaloosa broke ground on River District Park.
Mayor Walt Maddox Names Audrey Buck Director of the Saban Center
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox has named Audrey Buck to serve as the Director of the Saban Center
Nick’s Kids Avenue Street Renaming Jubilee
Updated: Aug 20 To make the Saban Center possible for the future of Tuscaloosa’s children, the Saban family pledged $1 million to the project, and Nick’s Kids Foundation pledged another $250,000. As a small thank you to everything the Nick’s Kids Foundation has done and continues to do for Tuscaloosa, the City renamed 28th Ave. (the future home of the Saban …
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