Category: Programs and Events

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
STEM Lab Open House

STEM Lab Open House

Posted: October 28, 2019| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

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