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February 2018
Music, All Ages

February 24

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pop-Up Music

Cardboard speakers, basic ukulele chords, drum circles… we’ve got a lot of activities in our repertoire, so who knows what we’ll pull out next?

Join us in the gallery for an activity that rocks as hard as you do (well, almost!).

Theater, Music, Adults

February 24

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10 - $12

LaserDome: Beyoncé

Coming February 23rd & 24th, LaserDome: Beyoncé! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the hits and classics of Beyoncé with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Date: February 23rd & 24th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Theater, Music, Adults

February 24

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 - $12

LaserDome: Beyoncé

Coming February 23rd & 24th, LaserDome: Beyoncé! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the hits and classics of Beyoncé with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Date: February 23rd & 24th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Science, Kids, Teens

February 25

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45 - $50

Explore More Plus! Workshop: Magic of the Mind

Is seeing really believing? Magicians and illusionists have long demonstrated how easily our senses can deceive us. Learn all about the brain’s quirks by mastering the secrets of the magician. Card tricks, optical illusions, and mind reading… we’ve got it all (plus a special appearance by a real-life magician)! For the finale, you’ll get to show off your new tricks to your friends and family with your very own magic show at the end of the session. Sign up and abracadabra! You’ll be a magician (and a psychologist!) in no time. Ages 11-14. $50/$40 member. Space is limited.

Note: This program is a two day workshop. The first session is 2/24/17 from 1:00pm-5:00pm.

Music, Science, History, Kids

February 28

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Story Garden Adventures

Bring your little ones to the Tot Spot’s Story Garden for a fun, educational storytime! Each week will explore two books that share a common theme. Aimed at increasing a child’s attention span, this is a story time to be enjoyed by all! Drop-in program. Free with admission.

March 2018
Theater, Kids

March 1

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 - $5

Storytime in the Dome: Over on a Mountain

Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater as we discover twenty cool animals, ten great mountain ranges and seven different continents! After seeing the pages turn on the big screen, join us in the Learning Labs for a very special craft!

$5 per child / $4 for members

Adults are FREE!

Theater, Music, Science, History, All Ages

March 1

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Virtual Reality in NoCo~Demo Night at FCMoD

We’ve been promised true virtual reality experiences since the 80’s and earlier, but it’s not until recently that the technology needed to bring this to the real world has been available.

Now, with recent advances in computing and display technologies VR is poised to be the next big revolution in numerous arenas such as cinema, gaming, education, and productivity. How is this cutting-edge tech being utilized by startups and corporations right here in Northern Colorado?

Join us at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery to experience VR for yourself with multiple types of devices and experiences by entrepreneurs, companies, and educators all working right here in Northern Colorado. Pre-registered attendees will also receive a FREE voucher to visit the Holocube VR experience at The Summit Windsor! Cash bar will be available.

Music, Kids, Adults

March 1

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$8 - $10

Guitar Getaway

Calling all musician parents: are you ready to rock out guilt free? Drop your little ones off in the Tot Spot where they’ll work on crafts and activities with FCMoD staff while you pick up the guitar, bass or drum sticks to jam the evening away in our Music Garage! Designed for children 4-8 years old and their rock star caregivers.

$10 per child / $8 per child for members

Parents are FREE!

Science, All Ages

March 3

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Take Apart Day

Join us the 1st Saturday of each month for our traditional Take Apart Day and deconstruct everything from alarm clocks to printers! See electronics from inside out!

Sponsored by I.T. Refresh.

Science, History, All Ages

March 3

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Amazing Day: BRAINstorm!

The brain has taken the museum by storm! With fun learning stations all over the museum taught by CSU’s biomedical students, you can dive deep into the brain’s lobes, cortices, neurons, and more. Join us for a morning of exploration — it’s a no-brainer! In collaboration with the CSU Biomedical Department.

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