Museum News

Planetarium

Planetarium

Posted: November 19, 2018| Categories: Planetarium News, Programs and Events, What's Happening

Winter hours: Shows at 12:30 PM every day, and 3:30 PM Saturdays and Sundays. Shorter days mean more night sky and fantastic stargazing. Whether you’re seasoned or just starting to explore, take a tour through the cosmoses in our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium. Our live presenters guide you through the visible… Read More
Homeschool Friday Cancelled

Homeschool Friday Cancelled

Posted: November 16, 2018| Category: Museum News

Homeschool Friday is cancelled due to weather. Please refer to the homeschool page for rescheduling. Thank you and have a great day. Read More
Last of the Hill Farms

Last of the Hill Farms

Posted: November 12, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Richard W. Brown’s striking black and white photos are on view through the end of December, 2018. This exhibit of images reflects the intimate and often touching moments of farming life in Vermont’s rural Northeast Kingdom. Taken in the 1970s, the images appear to be a time machine that opens… Read More
November Astronomy

November Astronomy

Posted: November 2, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy, What's Happening

November’s annual return to Standard Time, (on the 3rd), gives us a parting view of Saturn during the earlier evenings, inching lower in the southwest.  The Milky Way arches high overhead, with the Summer Triangle slipping into the west, while the dazzling Capella rises higher in the northeast.  Lower in… Read More
November Weather

November Weather

Posted: November 2, 2018| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Skywatch Almanac Weather, What's Happening

November was known to the Anglo-Saxons as “winde monathe”, a tribute to the increase of storms this time of year.  Lingering warmth in the southern states and in the oceans, represents a lot of energy and moisture.  Should an early outbreak of cold collide with the warmth, then a major… Read More
Halloween Tricks & Treats

Halloween Tricks & Treats

Posted: October 5, 2018| Category: Fairbanks Museum

October 31 is spooky in StJ! Will you be fierce or cuddly? Creepy or comic? Will you wear make up or a mask? Fangs or feathers? We’re looking for pirates and princesses, dragons and dinosaurs, Fortnite marauders and Ghostbusters … everyone is welcome to roam our galleries among creatures great… Read More
William Eddy Lecture: Abdi Nor Iftin

William Eddy Lecture: Abdi Nor Iftin

Posted: October 2, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

November 9, 7:00 at the St. Johnsbury School  Growing up in Somalia, Abdi Nor Iftin was known as “Abdi American.” He fell in love with the United States from afar, teaching himself English by watching movies like The Terminator and listening to Michael Jackson. He cheered the arrival of US… Read More
October Astronomy

October Astronomy

Posted: September 28, 2018| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy, What's Happening

October nights lengthen, welcoming a great view of the Milky Way arched from southwest to northeast, its subtle beauty anchored by the Summer Triangle in the southwest, and the rising star Capella in the northeast.  The Draconid Meteor shower peaks near the 9th, while the Orionid Meteor shower peaks near… Read More
October Weather

October Weather

Posted: September 28, 2018| Category: Skywatch Almanac Weather

Many of us have a sense of denial that creeps over us in October, and often we hope that October will help us with our delusion.  Any frost that comes along to finish off the garden is frequently followed by a spell of warm, gentle weather often referred to as… Read More
Gail Boyajian

Gail Boyajian

Posted: September 19, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News, What's Happening

We’re pleased to partner with Catamount Arts to present Gerry Bergstein and Gail Boyajian: Uncovered, an exhibition of painting, drawing, mixed media, assemblage and sculpture. Looking for the Ark, featuring a selection of Gail Boyajian’s 3-dimensional work in in our main gallery through December 31, 2018. On Saturday, September 22… Read More