Game on! Join us for a family game night featuring VCU on July 20.
We’re celebrating our finned friends and diving into the science of sharks, July 22 - 29!
Become a chemist and make strange, gooey substances and bubbling concoctions in this week-long camp - July 23 - 27!
Robert J. Latour presents Sharks! on July 25!
Learn more about animals with jobs! Meet police dogs, therapy animals and more on July 28!
Get up close and personal with the Museum’s most fascinating creatures in this week-long camp - July 30 - August 3!
Judi Fox presents Seven Life Lessons I Learned Climbing Mt. Rainier on August 1!
Sarah Babcock presents Click Start: The Power of Reward-Based Training on August 8!
Find your new best friend at our Animal Meet and Greet/Adoption Event on August 11!
Everett L. Worthington, Jr. presents Heroic Humility: What the Science of Humility Can Say to People Raised on Self-Focus on August 15!
Join us as we go undercover to explore the science of espionage on August 17!
April N. Harper presents Dilemmas of Cuteness: How Wildlife Suffers When Humans Care Too Much on August 22!
Join us for PrepareAthon, a free festival that teaches the community how to be more resilient when disaster strikes, on August 25!
Bruce MacAlister presents Using Radio Waves to Study the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 29!
Last chance to see ANIMAL INSIDE OUT! Join us for extended hours during closing weekend - Thursday, August 30 through Monday, September 3.
Jaime Brunkow and Nat Draper present State of the James: Restoring Watershed Health and Educating the Next Generation of River Stewards on September 5!
Dr. Eric R. Carlsen presents Back to the Future: The Chiropractic Profession on September 12!
Jane Remfert presents The Carver Tree Project: Carbon and Community Engagement on October 10!
Ryan Sligh presents The Science behind the Scare on October 17!
Join us for a free sensory friendly evening developed for guests with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities on October 29!
James Blow presents Bringing Out the Dead Returns: More Gruesome But True Tales of Grave Robbing for Medical Science on October 31!
Ben Watson presents Climate Change in the James River Basin: Local Effects from a Global Issue on November 7!
Bob Schamerhorn presents Our Alaskan Adventure on November 28!
John Spahr presents The Eastern Screech Owl in Virginia and Beyond on December 12!