Category: Fairbanks Museum

Homeschool Headqarters

Homeschool Headqarters

Posted: September 20, 2021| 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
September Weather Notes

September Weather Notes

Posted: August 28, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Mark Breen, Skywatch Almanac Weather, Weather

Summer lingers in August, even though the days grow shorter, but September is not that forgiving. Just when long evenings would be most helpful to complete the summer’s harvest, and stack the wood before chilly mornings and grey afternoons become the rule, night drops its curtain 2 hours earlier by… Read More
Butterflies Flutter By!

Butterflies Flutter By!

Posted: August 2, 2021| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Shippee Family Eye Care Butterfly House is open … but not for long. Butterflies will be released this week! This seasonal addition to the Museum campus invites you to stroll among butterflies and blooms in our garden greenhouse. Enter this space to encounter Painted Ladies, Monarchs, Swallowtails, and more. All… Read More
August Weather

August Weather

Posted: August 2, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Mark Breen, Skywatch Almanac Weather, Weather

Summer continues all the same, and yet somehow it has changed. August is nearly as warm as July, warmer in fact in four years out of every ten. The days are still long, the hills are still green and the lakes are just as inviting as ever. The garden is… Read More
Franklin and Frances Fairbanks

Franklin and Frances Fairbanks

Posted: July 4, 2021| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Take a stroll with Franklin and Frances Fairbanks. Franklin and Frances Fairbanks cared deeply about this community, and their warm welcome helped shape our sense of connection. Keep them in mind as you take in the beauty of our historic buildings as well as the creativity of our… Read More
A World of Wonder

A World of Wonder

Posted: June 16, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Our signature Feast with the Beasts marks the beginning of summer — it’s a chance to get together with friends and neighbors to sample fresh flavors from talented local kitchens in one of Vermont’s true treasures. We can’t hold a party this year, instead you’re invited to celebrate the wonders… Read More
Inspire Campaign

Inspire Campaign

Posted: March 21, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Fundraising

With your help, we’ll meet the needs of today and tomorrow while preserving the timeless character of the Fairbanks Museum. Your support now will be matched 1:1 by a generous donor! Please help us meet our $25k goal before April 30! Here’s what the Inspire Campaign for the Fairbanks Museum… Read More
Animal Buddies

Animal Buddies

Posted: March 10, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Welcome, Animal Buddies Families! Here is what your buddies have been up to during their night at the Museum! They have been busy exploring the galleries, finding animals that look like them, have having lots of fun!       The Museum Store looks like a good place… Read More
Camp-in-a-Box

Camp-in-a-Box

Posted: January 28, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Learning

Animals in Winter! Unpack an adventure each day during February Break. While in-person camp is not feasible, we gathered some of our favorite discovery gear to prepare a winter “camp-in-a-box” to keep your kiddos busy during February break! This box is packed with fun crafts and educational activities that focus… Read More
One Step Closer

One Step Closer

Posted: December 23, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News

Andrew McGregor in the Caledonian-Record: The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium is one step closer to building the first major expansion on the historic building dedicated to natural sciences. The Museum Trustees voted earlier this month to move forward with the nearly $2.5 million addition that will create a 6,000… Read More