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July 2017
Music, All Ages

July 28

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

July 28

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

July 28

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

July 28

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

July 28

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!

Theater, Science, Kids

July 29

10:30 am - 10:30 am
$5 - $7

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, All Ages

July 29

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

July 29

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

July 29

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, History, All Ages

July 29

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

Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. (more…)

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