Upcoming Events

Lunch Break Science
April 16, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Advance Care Planning: A Panel Discussion moderated by David M. Belde, Ph.D., Senior Vice President Mission, Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

Science After Dark: Earth Day
April 18, 2014
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for an evening at the Museum including the live presentation Earth: The Goldilocks Planet at 6:30 pm in The Dome. Design a car powered by wind, visit Museum exhibits and share telescopes with Richmond Astronomical Society members at Sky Watch on the front lawn. Sky Watch is 15 minutes after sunset and held weather permitting. For more information visit www.smv.org or call 804.864.1400. $5.

Earth Day Rain Barrel Workshop
April 18, 2014
6:00pm

Honor Earth Day by constructing a rain barrel to take home and use. Discover rainwater harvesting and storm water mitigation techniques used at the Science Museum of Virginia. Space is limited; reservations are required. Please call 804.864.1400. $40 or $35 for Museum members.

Members Only: Monster Mashup Art Workshop
April 19, 2014
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Get ready for the upcoming How to Make a Monster exhibition by bringing to life your own clay monster! Sign up for a one-hour workshop. Your creation could be featured in an art exhibit at the Museum this summer! Registration is required for this members only event. Please call 804.864.1400. Free.

Members Only: Monster Mashup Art Workshop
April 19, 2014
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready for the upcoming How to Make a Monster exhibition by bringing to life your own clay monster! Sign up for a one-hour workshop. Your creation could be featured in an art exhibit at the Museum this summer! Registration is required for this members only event. Please call 804.864.1400. Free.

Earth Day eCycling
April 22, 2014
9:30am to 5:00pm

Celebrate Earth Day by recycling electronic items you are no longer using. Bring them to the Science Museum of Virginia loading dock door, which can be accessed from DMV Drive. For more information please call 804.864.1400. Free.

Earth Day Rain Barrel Workshop
April 22, 2014
10:00am

Honor Earth Day by constructing a rain barrel to take home and use. Discover rainwater harvesting and storm water mitigation techniques used at the Science Museum of Virginia. Space is limited; reservations are required. Please call 804.864.1400. $40 or $35 for Museum members.

Lunch Break Science
April 23, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

The Use of Science in Religion presented by Bruce MacAlister, Science Museum of Virginia volunteer, retired computer and software engineer and ham operator W4BRU.

Martini & A Movie
April 24, 2014
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join members of the Universe society and VCU Graduate Student Association for a ride through the Wildest Weather in the Solar System on The Dome. Must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations are required. For more information please call 804.864.1548 or email us. To purchase tickets online, click here. $15 for the event; $25 for event and one-year Universe Society membership.

Lunch Break Science
April 30, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Patrick Henry: The Voice of Liberty presented by Bill Young, History in Person, First Person Impressions.

Junior Solar Sprint
May 4, 2014
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Cheer on your favorite sun-powered cars as they race to the finish line. Each car represents a team of one to four students up through 8th grade. To register a team, please call 804.864.1400 no later than April 25. Registration is $10. A $40 Solar Car kit is available for purchase. Included with exhibit admission for general public, free for members.

Lunch Break Science
May 7, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

 Riverscape Photography Made Easy presented by Will Daniel, author, photographer and adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Camp In
May 9, 2014 to May 10, 2014
7:00pm to 9:00am

Join in special hands-on activities, see a giant screen film in The Dome and explore three floors of interactive exhibits! Recommended for grades 3-6. For every four children, one adult chaperone is required. $45 per child, with $5 discount per member child; $20 per adult. Pre-registration is required. Call 804.864.1400.

Lunch Break Science
May 14, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Sharks - One Shark, Two Shark, White Shark, Blue Shark presented by Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate students and shark researchers Kristen Omori and Lisa Ailloud.

Lunch Break Science
May 21, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Using Data to Save Lives presented by Rob Lawrence, CEO, Richmond Ambulance Authority.

Lunch Break Science
May 28, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Any Age Signs and Symptoms for Strokes and What To Do presented by Jim Young, President, Life Saver Training.

Camp In
May 30, 2014 to May 31, 2014
7:00pm to 9:00am

Join in special hands-on activities, see a giant screen film in The Dome and explore three floors of interactive exhibits! Recommended for grades 3-6. For every four children, one adult chaperone is required. $45 per child, with $5 discount per member child. $20 per adult. Pre-registration is required. To make your reservation, call 804.864.1400.

Lunch Break Science
June 11, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Frankenstein Lives! Creating The One-Act Play presented by Larry Gard, Artistic Director, Carpenter Science Theatre Company, Science Museum of Virginia.

Lunch Break Science
June 18, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Take 10 – Reduce Stress In Just 10 Minutes a Day presented by Rose O’Toole, CommonHealth Educator, Commonwealth of Virginia.