Category: What’s Happening

Summer fun!

Summer fun!

Posted: February 6, 2023| Categories: Education, What's Happening

Members only registration open! Get to know what lives and grows in some of the amazing biomes that make up our home planet. Take a walk on the wild side with us as we explore each brimming layer of the tropical rainforest, discover how creatures handle the extreme temperatures of… Read More
Homeschool Headqarters

Homeschool Headqarters

Posted: February 6, 2023| 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
Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Posted: January 9, 2023| Categories: Learning, What's Happening

Suzanne Podhaizer will host a series of workshops designed to expand your gardens and menus to help you nourish yourself and your community. She and her partner have a homestead in St. Johnsbury where they sugar and grow food plants and mushrooms. Suzanne is passionate about cheese, edible flowers, wild… Read More
Matsinger Forest

Matsinger Forest

Posted: January 6, 2023| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

The Fairbanks Museum and Vermont Land Trust announce the creation of the Fairbanks Museum Nature Preserve at Matsinger Forest in Danville, Vermont.  The 500+ acre parcel located near Greenbanks Hollow was given to the Fairbanks Museum by John and Barbara Matsinger in December 2022 to fulfil their vision for forest… Read More
Members make us smile.

Members make us smile.

Posted: December 5, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Are you a Fairbanks Museum member? If you are, you already know that your membership means you can enjoy a visit to our incredible galleries or tour through the cosmos in our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium at no charge. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for 2 hours. Any… 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
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