Children’s Museum to Break Ground

Jun 3, 2013

Collette Michaud at the entry to the forthcoming new Children's Museum of Sonoma County
Credit Bruce Robinson, KRCB

First it was a dream. Then it was a campaign. Now the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is becoming tangible, with the ground-breaking for an elaborate garden and outdoor learning center held over the weekend.

    

This drawing shows the overall layout of the new Children's Museum, with Mari's Garden occupying the upper right area.
Credit CMOSC

  Growing up near Ft. Worth Texas Michaud was a frequent visitor to a children’s museum there. Later, as a young parent in Petaluma, she sought out the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito, where the inspiration for her Santa Rosa project took hold.