History

  • Our story begins with Mad Science®, which was founded in 1985 in Montreal, Canada by two brothers, Ariel and Ron Shlien. Their hobby of conducting spectacular science experiments to the amazement of the children in their neighborhood grew into a passion and then into a thriving business.

  • In 1995, we began franchising and we counted 86 locations around the world. Mad Science quickly became the world's leader in science education for children.

  • Crayola® IMAGINE ARTS ACADEMYTM was founded in 2016, through a partnership between Mad Science Group Inc. and Crayola®. The goal was to take art education to another level; combining the teaching of traditional art techniques with real-world applications.

  • In 2018, 2inspire was founded as a house of brands with a focus on children's enrichment concepts. With the goal to inspire children around the world in various ways, 2inspire plans to captivate the interest and curiosity of children for generations to come!