Category: What’s Happening

Inside Out

Inside Out

Posted: August 9, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

We’re working with Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital to learn more about what’s inside our treasured natural history collections. This duck-billed platypus was one of the early mammal mounts acquired by the Fairbanks Museum from a local taxidermist and businessman, Clarence Warren Graham. He had a business on Main Street… Read More
August Astronomy

August Astronomy

Posted: August 5, 2019| Categories: Planetarium News, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy, What's Happening

The evenings arrive just a little earlier in August, 45 minutes-worth by month’s end.  The annual Perseid Meteor Shower from the 11th to the 14th will be greatly hampered by the nearly Full Moon this year.  Darker evenings away from the Full Moon feature Scorpius and the “teapot” in the… Read More
Butterflies in Motion

Butterflies in Motion

Posted: June 26, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Our Shippee Family Eye Care Butterfly House is alive with movement and color! There are lots of Monarch and Painted Lady butterflies, both of which are busy laying eggs on their host plants. Amble through the exhibit to take in the variety of plants and various stages of butterfly development. Read More
Build It!

Build It!

Posted: June 21, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

“Our Kingdom Taproom and Table Build It! Lab is a joyous romp through creative exploration,” says Adam Kane, executive director of the Fairbanks Museum, as he invites visitors to this new hands-on exhibit. The Museum’s classroom, which is used by schools and students during the academic year, has been transformed… Read More