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August 2017
Music, All Ages

August 18

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reactable Remix

Wanna master the super-cool Reactable? Drop by the Reactable Room in the Music & Sound Lab for expert guidance, and see if you can get the club jumpin’.

Music, All Ages

August 18

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garage Jam

Stop by the Music Garage and rock out! Jam with a friend or two, and try out your chops on a variety of instruments. Museum staff will be there to help you out…but please, don’t play Free Bird.

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 18

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$5 - $7

Flying Monsters

220 million years ago dinosaurs were beginning their domination of Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: pterosaurs were taking control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastical than any fiction.

Recommended for ages 6+
Runtime: 40 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

August 18

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 - $7

Total Eclipse of the MoD

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight as we experience a total solar eclipse. This summer come get the scoop on exactly what happens during an eclipse and learn how you’ll be able to best observe the eclipse in August during this live-presenter led show.

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 18

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 18

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

From Earth to the Universe

Take a journey of discovery that’s as big as the universe itself! From humanity’s earliest notions of the cosmos to the view from today’s grandest telescopes, we continue to wonder and learn about our place in this awesome vastness. You’ll never look at the night sky the same way again after traveling From Earth to the Universe!

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

History, All Ages

August 19

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

History Hacked

Every artifact has more history than we could possibly tell in our exhibits. Dive deeper and discover the hidden stories you never knew! A different artifact & story featured each month…what will we highlight next?

Music, All Ages

August 19

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reactable Remix

Wanna master the super-cool Reactable? Drop by the Reactable Room in the Music & Sound Lab for expert guidance, and see if you can get the club jumpin’.

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 19

11:00 am - 11:30 am
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, All Ages

August 19

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garage Jam

Stop by the Music Garage and rock out! Jam with a friend or two, and try out your chops on a variety of instruments. Museum staff will be there to help you out…but please, don’t play Free Bird.

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