Category: Museum News

Reopening February 2!

Reopening February 2!

Posted: January 7, 2019| Category: Museum News

Our doors have been closed for the month, but we’ve been busier than ever making changes to our displays and our building. We do this work every year to bring out the dazzle in our exhibits and enhance your visit. We have been working on installing a lift to the… 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
Gail Boyajian

Gail Boyajian

Posted: September 19, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News

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
New Planetarium Shows!

New Planetarium Shows!

Posted: September 17, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Mark Breen, Museum News, Planetarium News

This fall we have a roster of brand new and exciting shows in our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, in addition to experiences like Rosetta, Stars and Shadows, and The New Space Race. If you plan on doing some stargazing this fall, come enjoy What’s Up Tonight: Autumn Lights to learn about… Read More
Mark Bowen

Mark Bowen

Posted: August 29, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News, Planetarium News, Programs and Events

Physicist and author Mark Bowen presents at the Fairbanks Museum on Friday, September 28, at 6:00 PM! Author Mark Bowen will read from his recent book The Telescope In The Ice, followed by a brief Q&A and a book signing. Books will be available to purchase in our Nature Store… Read More
Mobile Museum

Mobile Museum

Posted: August 27, 2018| Category: Museum News

On Sat, Sept 1, the Fairbanks Museum welcomes The Vermont International Museum of Contemporary Art + Design, also known as the “Mobile Museum,” to St. Johnsbury. This unique and unusual attraction will be parked on Main Street in front of the Fairbanks Museum and open to visitors at no charge… Read More
Saint J. Subaru Stargazing Party (Weather Looking Good!)

Saint J. Subaru Stargazing Party (Weather Looking Good!)

Posted: June 26, 2018| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Fairbanks Museum, Mark Breen, Museum News, Planetarium News, Programs and Events

We are go for today’s event, the weather is looking good! An RSVP is NOT required to attend this event. Please navigate to fairbanksmuseum.org/stargazingparty for up to date information. We like to think big here at the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium and August 10th, 2018 is no exception. On that… Read More
New Exhibits!

New Exhibits!

Posted: January 22, 2018| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News

Just opened! New exhibits that let you play with energy, light, magnets, and more are now open. Our Soucy Family Exploration Station is better than ever! You won’t want to take our word for it … try your hand at launching bottles, engineering rockets, splitting shadows, and so much more!… Read More
House Cleaning

House Cleaning

Posted: January 2, 2018| Category: Museum News

Our doors are closed for just a few weeks while we freshen up! We’re updating our Asia and instruments displays, cleaning the cases, and installing a new lift to our planetarium! It’s all happening this month, and we can’t wait to welcome you to see what we’ve accomplished at our… Read More
Giving Back

Giving Back

Posted: November 29, 2017| Categories: Fundraising, Museum News

Gifts to the Fairbanks Museum supported giving to local libraries. On Giving Tuesday, the Fairbanks Museum encouraged contributions in order to give back. By making a donation to the Museum on Tuesday, November 28, supporters were able to select a library to receive a transferable Family Membership that could be… Read More