Category: Programs and Events

Eddy Lecture Series: Vermont’s Changing Climate

Eddy Lecture Series: Vermont’s Changing Climate

Posted: March 18, 2021| Categories: Programs and Events, What's Happening

Join us for a series of virtual presentations, discussions, and opportunities to delve into the science of Vermont’s climate. How is it changing, and how are these changes experienced by Vermonters? How are our natural communities impacted, and what can we do to make the biggest difference? We invite families… Read More
Animal Buddies

Animal Buddies

Posted: March 10, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events, What's Happening

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
Vermont’s Lost Lady Beetles

Vermont’s Lost Lady Beetles

Posted: March 2, 2021| Categories: Observing, Programs and Events

A virtual presentation for all ages Saturday, March 27 at 10:00 AM in partnership with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Free and open to everyone. What do you think of when you imagine a ladybug (officially known as a lady beetle)? Is it red with black spots? Many people are… Read More
Night Owl Club: Monthly Space Q&A

Night Owl Club: Monthly Space Q&A

Posted: February 26, 2021| Category: Programs and Events

Thursday, April 8th at 7:00 PM Join us each month for a virtual Q&A to answer all of your questions about astronomy and space! The Fairbanks Museum’s astronomy program is featured on WCAX each month, with educator Bobby Farlice-Rubio leading you on a journey to the cosmos! You’ll learn about… Read More
Astronomy Camp

Astronomy Camp

Posted: February 2, 2021| Categories: Astronomy Camp, Programs and Events

A virtual camp with one day of socially distanced rocket launching! April 12-16, 2021 Ages 9 to 14 What does it take to get to the moon? Let the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium help prepare you to become a Citizen of the Cosmos! With some imagination and ingenuity, we’ll find… Read More
Mars Rover Landing Watch Party

Mars Rover Landing Watch Party

Posted: February 1, 2021| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

Feb. 18, 3:00 – 4:30pm livestream event! Be part of the moment-to-moment excitement as we join NASA scientists and engineers and their team who guide a new rover to landing on Mars! After a cold, lonely, nearly eight-month-long trip through space, a robot named Perseverance is going land on Mars! Join the… Read More
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