Category: Fairbanks Museum

Homeschool Headqarters

Homeschool Headqarters

Posted: February 6, 2023| Categories: Education, Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Tuesdays are for homeschool students! Homeschooling is a path toward academic achievement and consistency. Join our education team for insightful and inspiring learning that delivers core concepts and keeps students seeking more. Fairbanks Museum educators work with homeschool families to offer a range of learning activities that explore natural history, astronomy, weather… Read More
Matsinger Forest

Matsinger Forest

Posted: January 6, 2023| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

The Fairbanks Museum and Vermont Land Trust announce the creation of the Fairbanks Museum Nature Preserve at Matsinger Forest in Danville, Vermont.  The 500+ acre parcel located near Greenbanks Hollow was given to the Fairbanks Museum by John and Barbara Matsinger in December 2022 to fulfil their vision for forest… Read More
House Cleaning

House Cleaning

Posted: January 1, 2023| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Jan 1 – 27, 2023 Our doors are closed while we polish the cases, refresh displays, and install new exhibits. Wishing you all the very best start to the new year!  … Read More
Your Support …

Your Support …

Posted: December 23, 2022| Category: Fairbanks Museum

We couldn’t keep the doors open or the lights on without you! Thanks to members, sponsors, and donors, the Fairbanks Museum provides fundamental science education to thousands of children, from preschool through middle school. We’re open year-round to inspire and delight visitors of all ages with thought-provoking exhibits and events. Read More
Members make us smile.

Members make us smile.

Posted: December 5, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Are you a Fairbanks Museum member? If you are, you already know that your membership means you can enjoy a visit to our incredible galleries or tour through the cosmos in our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium at no charge. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for 2 hours. Any… Read More
Stars and Sparkles Open House

Stars and Sparkles Open House

Posted: December 1, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Sat, Dec 10, 1:00 – 3:00 PM  Celebrate the season! This community gathering is our way to say “thank you” to our members, neighbors, and friends as we ring in the season with cookies and crafts. Travel across the seasonal night sky in our planetarium. Thanks to students at St. Read More
November Astronomy

November Astronomy

Posted: November 1, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy

November’s annual return to Standard Time, on the 6th, gives us a grand view of Milky Way, arching from the southwest, up and then overhead, with the Summer Triangle slipping into the west. As the dazzling Capella rises higher in the northeast, the red star Aldebaran shines in the east,… Read More
Halloween Tricks and Treats

Halloween Tricks and Treats

Posted: October 25, 2022| Category: Fairbanks Museum

October 31, 4:00-6:00 PM Calling all creepy-crawlies and creatures of the night! We’re hosting an outdoor Tricks and Treats Trail and for young children (ages 6 and under) and their families. You’re invited to join our annual Halloween celebration! We’re excited to welcome silly or scary costumed guests to enjoy… Read More
October Astronomy

October Astronomy

Posted: October 5, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy

As shorter days give way to longer nights, the Milky Way arches from near the Teapot of Sagittarius, through the Summer Triangle high in the southwest, then into the northeast to greet the rising star Capella.  Summer’s bright star Arcturus sets in the west.  Meanwhile, the southern and eastern skies… Read More
Art and Architecture

Art and Architecture

Posted: September 13, 2022| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Fri, Oct 7, 5:30 – 7:00 PM The Eddy Lecture Series presents Art and Architecture: Designing the Tang Science Annex. Join the design team from Vermont Integrated Architecture for an in-process stroll through the plans for the Fairbanks Museum’s Tang Science Annex. This behind-the-scenes presentation starts with a tour… Read More