Category: Programs and Events

STEM Lab Open House

STEM Lab Open House

Posted: October 28, 2019| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events, What's Happening

You’re invited! November 14, 4:00 – 6:00 PM in the Fairbanks STEM Lab and McGuire Conference room for student presentations of their work. This fall, STEM Lab students have been learning about and propagating rare Vermont orchids.  Come to hear about what they have done so far and what discoveries… Read More
Nature’s Lab:

Nature’s Lab:

Posted: October 24, 2019| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

Biomimicry and What it Means for Innovation Thursday, November 21, 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Fairbanks Museum, part of the NEK Entrepreneur Week. What does slug mucus have to do with surgical practices? Let’s reconnect with nature to find out. Many times people look to nature to see… Read More
Brew Moon BeerFest

Brew Moon BeerFest

Posted: September 5, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Programs and Events

Saturday, October 5, 12:00 – 4:00 PM Want to know more about what makes a tasty beer? We’ve got answers … and plenty of science to back it up. The Fairbanks Brew Moon BeerFest celebrates the best of our region’s micro-brews accompanied by a unique planetarium experience. Our tasting tour… Read More
Koren on Paper

Koren on Paper

Posted: September 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

The William Eddy Lecture Series Presents: Koren on Paper Friday, September 27, 7:00PM Masonic Hall, Catamount Arts 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury Ed Koren is known for conveying visual satire through his distinctive illustrations, many of them published in The New Yorker… Read More
Math Encounters: You Are A Superstar

Math Encounters: You Are A Superstar

Posted: August 29, 2019| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

Ethan Bolker September 21, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Math is amazing … and can be amazingly beautiful! To launch our Math Encounters session, Ethan Bolker, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, presents “You Are a Super Star.” While weaves together history, art, math, and twelve five-pointed stars,… Read More
Feast with the Beasts

Feast with the Beasts

Posted: May 9, 2019| Category: Programs and Events

Celebrate summer! On Saturday, June 15, the Maple Capital Management Feast with the Beasts invites you to kick off the summer season in style, sampling flavors of local culinary talents while you party in a not-to-be-beat location. Your tickets support science education and public programs throughout the year. Our tasting… Read More
Bats in VT

Bats in VT

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

April 17 (6:30 – 8:00 PM) The Conservation and Recovery Efforts of Bats in Vermont with state biologist Alyssa Bennett. Learn about bat conservation and recovery efforts being implemented in Vermont and across the continent. Alyssa Bennett is the Small Mammals Biologist for the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, who… Read More
Vacation Destination

Vacation Destination

Posted: April 11, 2019| Category: Programs and Events

Bring your imagination and curiosity to the Fairbanks Museum for some inspired, out-of-the-ordinary fun. These programs are designed to spark creativity and nurture curiosity in all ages. Find out what makes things tick … and what happens when you let your mind wander. We’re dedicating this week’s adventures to inventions… Read More
Feb 25, 26 & 27

Feb 25, 26 & 27

Posted: February 8, 2019| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

Strawberry DNA in our STEM Lab! Ever wondered what DNA is? Living things — including you — are made up of unique DNA (or deoxyribonucleic acid), the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of our distinctive genetic information and can be used to identify someone or something. We’ll take… Read More
Feb 9: Backyard Birding

Feb 9: Backyard Birding

Posted: February 4, 2019| Categories: Observing, Programs and Events

Laura Tobin from the Northeast Kingdom Audubon Society talks about identifying back yard birds, from common chickadees to unfamiliar species. She’ll guide you through the basics of markings, calls, and habits to help novice and experienced birders get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count (taking place all over the… Read More