Category: Fairbanks Museum

Brew Moon BeerFest

Brew Moon BeerFest

Posted: September 5, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, What's Happening

Saturday, October 5, 12:00 – 4:00 PM What makes a tasty beer? We’ve got answers … and plenty of science to back it up. The Fairbanks Brew Moon BeerFest celebrates the best of our region’s micro-brews accompanied by a unique planetarium experience. Our tasting tour begins with some of the… Read More
Koren on Paper

Koren on Paper

Posted: September 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events, What's Happening

The William Eddy Lecture Series Presents: Koren on Paper Friday, September 27, 7:00PM Masonic Hall, Catamount Arts 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury Ed Koren is known for conveying visual satire through his distinctive illustrations, many of them published in The New Yorker… Read More
September Weather

September Weather

Posted: September 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Weather

September is a classic transition month, not just for weather, but the shift from summer to fall schedules, the darker mornings and evenings, the foliage, the garden harvest, all play roles in signaling us of the changes than turn most everyone’s world around the other way. Longer night and less… Read More
Inside Out

Inside Out

Posted: August 9, 2019| Category: Fairbanks Museum

We’re working with Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital to learn more about what’s inside our treasured natural history collections. This duck-billed platypus was one of the early mammal mounts acquired by the Fairbanks Museum from a local taxidermist and businessman, Clarence Warren Graham. He had a business on Main Street… Read More
Franklin Fairbanks Award

Franklin Fairbanks Award

Posted: July 31, 2019| Category: Fairbanks Museum

There isn’t much about St. Johnsbury that Peggy Pearl doesn’t know. Her recall of historical people and events is so vivid and personal, she seems to transcend the present. This passion for the lineage and links that connect people and places in St. Johnsbury today will be celebrated on Friday,… Read More
Franklin Fairbanks Award

Franklin Fairbanks Award

Posted: July 10, 2019| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Please join us for the Franklin Fairbanks Award ceremony on August 2nd from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. This year, we will honor Peggy Pearl with the Franklin Fairbanks Award, for her contributions to the arts, humanities, and sciences. New Fairbanks Fellows will also be recognized. Peggy Pearl is a… Read More
Butterflies in Motion

Butterflies in Motion

Posted: June 26, 2019| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Our Shippee Family Eye Care Butterfly House is alive with movement and color! There are lots of Monarch and Painted Lady butterflies, both of which are busy laying eggs on their host plants. Amble through the exhibit to take in the variety of plants and various stages of butterfly development. Read More
Build It!

Build It!

Posted: June 21, 2019| Category: Fairbanks Museum

“Our Kingdom Taproom and Table Build It! Lab is a joyous romp through creative exploration,” says Adam Kane, executive director of the Fairbanks Museum, as he invites visitors to this new hands-on exhibit. The Museum’s classroom, which is used by schools and students during the academic year, has been transformed… Read More
June Weather

June Weather

Posted: June 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Weather

Summer emerges slowly but surely during the long days of June.  Summer’s infancy might be like any new-born, full of delight and surprise, the new grass and leaves, giving a very different feel to any early heat wave that comes along.  Rather than the stale, stifling heat of July or… Read More
June Astronomy

June Astronomy

Posted: June 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy

Our shortest nights still feature some great star gazing, starting with the Summer Triangle rising in the east – Vega, highest and brightest in the northeast, Deneb nearer the horizon, and Altair to their right, all three wading within the returning Milky Way, climbing higher above the eastern horizon, stretching… Read More