Category: Programs and Events

Great Conjunction

Great Conjunction

Posted: November 10, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, StarGazing

December 21, 4:00 – 5:00PM A live-stream celebration with astronomy educator Bobby Farlice-Rubio! This evening, Winter Solstice, the two largest planets in the Solar System — Jupiter and Saturn — will look closer together than they have since 1623.  Once every twenty years, these giant planets come together in our… Read More
Halloween Tricks & Treats

Halloween Tricks & Treats

Posted: October 28, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

4:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturday October 31 Halloween is happening for young ghosts, superheroes, creatures, and more! The Fairbanks Museum is hosting a pass-through Halloween trail for kids to age 6 and their families starting in the new Delia Griffin Playground. This event will be touch-free and outdoors. Protective face… Read More
Jewel Heist

Jewel Heist

Posted: July 8, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Match wits with a master jewelry thief to solve a mystery in the museum! Transform your visit to our galleries with this new immersive experience that reveals new dimensions of our eclectic exhibits. The headline from August 6, 1913: Museum Gems are Stolen “A large collection of gems, including specimens… Read More
Climate Action Film Festival

Climate Action Film Festival

Posted: March 2, 2020| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

On March 11, 6:00-8:00 PM, the Climate Action Film Festival brings together stories and filmmakers from around the globe to address the climate crisis. The Climate Action Film Festival is a celebration of short films with a focus on solutions to the climate crisis. It is the first festival of… Read More
Backyard Birds Photography

Backyard Birds Photography

Posted: February 29, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Observing, Programs and Events

Did you take part in our National Audubon Great Backyard Bird Count event? Just love taking photos of birds? Submit your photos to be considered for a Community Photography Exhibit by Friday, March 6. Submit your photos by 4 PM Friday, March 6 (in JPEG format) to… Read More
Kingdom Taproom Build It! Lab Is Back

Kingdom Taproom Build It! Lab Is Back

Posted: February 22, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Our Kingdom Taproom and Table Build It! Lab is a joyous romp through creative exploration that encourages dynamic, playful, kinetic construction. Building stations including Blue Blocks will be available all day. Build It! Lab hands-on stations that are all about self-directed construction. The Build It! Lab encourages unstructured, imaginative play… Read More
Strawberry DNA

Strawberry DNA

Posted: February 19, 2020| Category: Programs and Events

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