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February 15


Members Priority Summer Camp Registration

Join FCMoD this summer for a variety of fun and educational summer camps! We offer various camp themes for ages 3-15. From digging up dinos to rocking out in our music garage, from learning recitations in a one-room schoolhouse to exploring the vastness of our galaxy, there’s always something new to discover at FCMoD!

11:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

February 15

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

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!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

February 15

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

Experience the Aurora

Over seven months in the Arctic Circle, our crews captured timelapse images of the Aurora Borealis with high resolution digital SLR cameras outfitted with fisheye lenses. The results are spectacular. For the first time the aurora has been captured as it was meant to be experienced, as a display that covers the entire sky. This immersive show shares the science behind the aurora and tells the story of our quest to find and photograph the aurora for wraparound display in full-dome theaters.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer!

History, All Ages

February 15

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

FCMoD Collections Tour: Valentine’s Edition

We love our museum collections, and you will too after you join us on this behind-the-scenes tour! Join our curators to explore the world of collections that lies beyond the gallery walls, and maybe Cupid will shoot you with an arrow full of love –for history!

This program is free, however due to limited capacity we do require registration. Recommended for ages 12+

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

February 15

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$2 – $4

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. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

4:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

February 15

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$2 – $4

Life: A Cosmic Story

How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time. Witness key events since the Big Bang that set the stage for life. See the first stars ignite, galaxies coalesce and entire worlds take shape. On a young Earth, two scenarios for the dawn of life are presented – one near a turbulent, deep-sea, hydro-thermal vent, and the other in a primordial hot puddle on a volcanic island.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

7:00 pm

Theater, Music, All Ages
Image Credit: Larry Poncho Brown

February 15

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 – $15

Jubilation – Live in the Dome

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater for an evening of live music and immersive images celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the world musical lexicon. Explore the triumph of the human spirit from slavery to present day America.

Tickets: $15/$13 for members. $10 students & seniors. Pre-registration is recommended
Showtime: Doors open at 6:30 pm, performance starts at 7:00 pm
Cash bar will be available
Image Credit: Larry Poncho Brown

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