Dr. Reed Johnson presents The Life and Hard Times of Neutrons: How Nuclear Reactors Work on May 23!
Richard R. Sikon presents Whole Body Donation: To Give or Not to Give on May 30!
Joe Lenzi presents Guitar Building: The Tools, Materials and Science of Acoustic Guitar Construction on June 6!
Join us for a free sensory friendly evening developed for guests with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities on June 6!
Ready for a night of imagination and adventure? Children ages 3 to 6 will explore air, land and sea travel on June 8!
Sarah Babcock presents Reading Rover: Canine Body Language and Communication on June 13!
Animal science has been unleashed in the Museum! Join us for an adults-only night full of kooky animal facts, childish fun and cocktails on June 14!
Officers Nathan Raecke and Shaun Campbell present Explosive Detection Police K9s on June 20!
Get silly with animal-themed science fun on June 22!
Ellen Stuart-Haentjens presents Trees, Carbon Storage, and Climate Change on July 4!
Create, construct and experiment as you explore engineering, art, nature and more at this week-long camp - July 9 - 13!
Hone your figure drawing and artistic skills while capturing the beauty and intricacies of animals on July 10!
Join us for Extreme Event Challenge, a social game that explores the importance of building a strong resilient community prepared to survive natural disasters on July 11!
Space rocks! Campers will spend the week learning about the Earth, solar system and beyond - July 16 - 20!
Ashley Purdy presents Zebrafishing for Answers: Using Zebrafish to Model Human Disease on July 18!
Become a chemist and make strange, gooey substances and bubbling concoctions in this week-long camp - July 23 - 27!
Robert J. Litour 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!
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!
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!
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!