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Marie Beam

I've been a full-time fundraiser for more than 20 years at all kinds of organizations, and at The Discovery Museums I've found my home. It's a privilege to be working on behalf of the kids and families of our region, and at an organization that stands up for science and the natural potential of all children. My husband and I are parents to two boys, a future train conductor and automotive engineer, who test the durability of all Discovery Museums exhibits and occasionally appear in my PowerPoint presentations.  We are most looking forward to the new Da Vinci's Workshop and Yes, It's Math! exhibits in the expanded museum building when it opens later this year!

Recent posts by Marie Beam

three children play among hay bales and fallen leaves
February 2, 2017

I recently received an email that moved me. It said in part:  “I can't save everyone, but I can at least help shore up the walls around the things that really matter to me, and I've decided that I'm going to do my best to be a ‘patron’ of the... READ MORE