Category: What’s Happening

Night Owl Club

Night Owl Club

Posted: October 3, 2022| Categories: Planetarium News, Programs and Events, Space Science, StarGazing, What's Happening

Thurs, Oct 6 @ 7:00 PM Night Owl Club is a monthly conversation about astronomy and space exploration. Join online with questions or simply listen-in for inspiration to help you read the night sky and connect with a community of stargazers and explorers. This month, our guest is Rachel Freed,… Read More
Art and Architecture

Art and Architecture

Posted: September 13, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Fri, Oct 7, 5:30 – 7:00 PM The Eddy Lecture Series presents Art and Architecture: Designing the Tang Science Annex. Join the design team from Vermont Integrated Architecture for an in-process stroll through the plans for the Fairbanks Museum’s Tang Science Annex. This behind-the-scenes presentation starts with a tour… Read More
Nature Buddies

Nature Buddies

Posted: August 25, 2022| Categories: Learning, What's Happening

Nature play for your youngest … and you! Are you looking for a fun and educational way to interact with your child? Interested in developing new friendships with local families in a warm and welcoming environment? Our weekly Nature Buddies Playgroup might be right for you! The Nature Buddies Playgroup engages children… Read More
Build It! Lab

Build It! Lab

Posted: June 28, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Open now! The Autosaver Group Build It! Lab encourages unstructured, imaginative play for muscles and minds. This is a space for kids of all ages to experiment with movement, gravity, form, balance, structure, and more through self-directed discovery. Most of all, this is a place to come again and again… Read More
Homeschool Headqarters

Homeschool Headqarters

Posted: September 20, 2021| Categories: Education, Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Tuesdays are for homeschool students! Homeschooling is a path toward academic achievement and consistency. Join our education team for insightful and inspiring learning that delivers core concepts and keeps students seeking more. Fairbanks Museum educators work with homeschool families to offer a range of learning activities that explore natural history, astronomy, weather… Read More
September Astronomy

September Astronomy

Posted: August 28, 2021| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Mark Breen, Planetarium News, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy, What's Happening

Summer’s constellations, Scorpio and Sagittarius, begin their departure, progressing from south toward the southwest through the month.  At the same time, the planetary duo of Jupiter and Saturn climb higher from the southeast into the south.  Extending up from the Teapot in Sagittarius, the broad, faint path of the Milky… Read More
May Weather

May Weather

Posted: May 1, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Mark Breen, Skywatch Almanac Weather, Weather, What's Happening

May is nearly as busy as April in the variety of weather gyrations to be expected. Most Mays record at least a few snowflakes, and about every 5 to 10 years some accumulating snow. Likewise, temperatures approaching 90 occur once or twice in a decade. Most of the time… Read More
FourScienceVT

FourScienceVT

Posted: April 30, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Four Vermont Science Centers Team Up to Provide Critical Support for the Science Education Needs of Vermonters. FourScienceVT, a museum consortium led by ECHO, Fairbanks, Montshire, and VINS, band together to address the disparity of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education of Vermont’s communities during the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic… Read More
Museum CLOSED

Museum CLOSED

Posted: March 5, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Your health and safety come first, and we’re taking every precaution to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We hope to reopen on Saturday, April 4. We’ll post updates and the latest news here — please check back. While our doors are closed for general visits, we’re at work… 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