Category: What’s Happening

Inspire Campaign

Inspire Campaign

Posted: March 21, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Fundraising, What's Happening

With your help, we’ll meet the needs of today and tomorrow while preserving the timeless character of the Fairbanks Museum. Your support now will be matched 1:1 by a generous donor! Please help us meet our $25k goal before April 30! Here’s what the Inspire Campaign for the Fairbanks Museum… Read More
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
February Weather

February Weather

Posted: February 1, 2021| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Skywatch Almanac Weather, What's Happening

We are now entering the second half of winter, which has a very different character.  There is still a tremendous capacity for snow and cold, so it is not surprising that February holds the record for the snowiest month in many places, as well as the coldest.  Yet the sun… Read More
One Step Closer

One Step Closer

Posted: December 23, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News, What's Happening

Andrew McGregor in the Caledonian-Record: The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium is one step closer to building the first major expansion on the historic building dedicated to natural sciences. The Museum Trustees voted earlier this month to move forward with the nearly $2.5 million addition that will create a 6,000… Read More
A World of Wonder

A World of Wonder

Posted: June 24, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Our signature Feast with the Beasts marks the beginning of summer — it’s a chance to get together with friends and neighbors to sample fresh flavors from talented local kitchens in one of Vermont’s true treasures. We can’t hold a party this year, instead you’re invited to celebrate the wonders… Read More
Digging Deep

Digging Deep

Posted: June 23, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

While our galleries are dark,  we’re busy planning safe and enticing experiences for you to explore when the doors reopen. We’re creating an inviting outdoor campus that extends your visit to include a new Eye on the Sky Weather/Climate installation, our Shippee Family Eye Care Butterfly House, Honeybee Hive, native… Read More
July 1

July 1

Posted: June 12, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Starting July 1, the Museum will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 10AM – 5PM. New safety measures will be in place to keep you safe and protect staff. A new entry will bring visitors into the classroom, where guests can wash their hands with plenty of distancing space. According to… Read More
June Weather

June Weather

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

June eases from spring to summer, delivering some of the longest, finest days of the year.  Although a dreary day comes in now and again, much of the weather has become a local affair.  Showers and thunderstorms skip about to soak one farm, and leave another bone-dry.  But leading the… Read More
Wildflower Wander

Wildflower Wander

Posted: May 18, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Learning, What's Happening

We’re watching for new blooms every day. Early spring flowers bask in our New England sunshine and brighten fields, forests, and wetlands with splashes of color. We’ve been recording first bloom dates at the Fairbanks Museum since 1904, and we’re not about to stop now — we’re simply moving our… Read More