Category: Programs and Events

Strawberry DNA

Strawberry DNA

Posted: February 19, 2020| Categories: Programs and Events, What's Happening

Monday, February 24, is all about DNA in our STEM Lab. Delicious DNA! Every living thing — including you — is made up of unique DNA (or deoxyribonucleic acid), the main constituent of chromosomes. It’s our DNA that gives us character because it’s the carrier of our distinctive genetic information… Read More
Backyard Meteorology

Backyard Meteorology

Posted: February 18, 2020| Categories: Learning, Mark Breen, Programs and Events, Weather, What's Happening

Starting March 19, this 3-part series covers weather basics with Senior Meteorologist Mark Breen. Ever wonder how meteorologists make weather forecasts that that can influence the ways we travel, grow our gardens, and prepare for the day? Mark Breen helps you develop the skills to identify, observe, and record… Read More
Great Backyard Bird Count

Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted: February 7, 2020| Categories: Observing, Programs and Events

Get ready for the the 23rd annual Great Backyard Bird Count – Friday, February 14, through Monday, February 17! Join us at the Fairbanks Museum for The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) run by the National Audubon Society. Visit the museum for a free, fun, and easy event that engages… Read More
CNB Stories from Space

CNB Stories from Space

Posted: February 4, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, What's Happening

Community National Bank Stories from Space happens every other Sunday, from 10 – 11AM, February 23 through April 4. This lively program is for budding space explorers, toddlers to 5 years old and their families. Science educator Mike Ressler and guest presenters zoom kids through the solar system with eye-opening… Read More
The Science of Cheesemaking

The Science of Cheesemaking

Posted: January 27, 2020| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

This 4-part series is held on 4 consecutive Thursdays, beginning April 9, from 5:00 – 6:00 PM at the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium. The cost is $40/member or $50/non-member. A staple food since it began being made 7,200 years ago in Ancient Egypt, the art of cheesemaking has not been… Read More
Chemistry of Beer

Chemistry of Beer

Posted: January 13, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Like good beer, but not sure about what makes a hop a hop? Or a malt a malt? Join us to learn how to enjoy drinking good beer. John Lenzini, Head of Brewery Operations and Co-Founder of Schilling Beer Company in Littleton, NH, will delve deep into the chemistry of… Read More
Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration

Posted: January 10, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

You are invited! Saturday, February 1st, 3:00-5:00 PM celebrate our re-opening for 2020. Come for light refreshments and a gallery tour to see new exhibits and updated displays with insider’s explanations from the Fairbanks Museum staff. Experience the newly-tilted dome of our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium for new tours of… Read More
First Night North

First Night North

Posted: December 9, 2019| Categories: Planetarium News, Programs and Events

December 31, 6-9PM Our View is 20/20: Join our expert astronomers as they give you a tour of the winter skies, and show you highlights for 2020, including fantastic views of Venus, and a marvelous meeting of Jupiter and Saturn late in the year. Planetarium shows begin every 30 minutes… Read More
Victorian Holiday

Victorian Holiday

Posted: November 27, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Sat, Dec 14, 1:30 – 4:00 PM We’re decking the halls and pulling out the cookie platters, and prepping for our time-capsule holiday tradition. The Fairbanks Victorian Holiday Open House is our way to say “thank you” to our members, neighbors, and friends as we ring in the season with… Read More
Take Apart & Build It New

Take Apart & Build It New

Posted: November 15, 2019| Category: Programs and Events

Fri, Nov 29, 12:00-4:00 PM: Autosaver Group Take Apart & Build It New is your chance to peek under the “hood” of household machines and find out what makes them tick. Have you ever wondered what’s inside that clock? What drives your remote controlled toy? What gears and gadgets will… Read More