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July 16

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Special Exhibition: FOOD FOR THOUGHT

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Micro Views of Sustenance: Threats and Prospects offers a micro perspective on how one part of nature –our food– is connected to climate change. Using photomontages, Robert Dash’s work ponders threats to our staple foods and provides hopeful prospects surrounding the issue of climate change.

The exhibition is free with museum entry. Purchase tickets ahead of time for the duration of the special exhibition.

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La exhibición especial Alimentando ideas. Microvistas del sustento: amenazas y posibilidades, ofrece una perspectiva micro sobre cómo una parte de la naturaleza, nuestra comida, está conectada directamente con el cambio climático.

Por medio de fotomontajes, el trabajo de Robert Dash reflexiona sobre algunas de las amenazas a nuestros alimentos básicos y brinda perspectivas distintas y esperanzadoras en torno al tema del cambio climático.

La admisión a esta exhibición especial está incluida con entrada general. Para mayor información, contáctanos a nuestra línea en español: 970-416-2812.

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July 16

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ferret Feeding

Visit with FCMoD’s very own live black-footed ferrets, the most endangered mammal in North America!

Join us in the Natural Areas Exhibit to learn about the conservation work being done to return black-footed ferrets to the wild, from the national captive breeding program to new advances in cloning. Meet the different ferrets that live at FCMoD, and watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Who knows, you just might become BFFs with our BFFs!

Museum admission is not required to attend this program, but the capacity is limited and first-come, first-served.

10:30 am

Theater, Kids
View One World at the museum this weekend, with our Live From The Dome Shows.

July 16

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$4

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure will show beginning at 10:30 a.m. on July 16.

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

11:15 am

Theater, All Ages

July 16

11:15 am - 12:00 pm
$4

Dream To Fly

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.

Dream To Fly will show at 11:15 a.m on July 16.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer

2:00 pm

Theater, Music, Teens, Adults

July 16

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$4

The Beatles: Dome Show

The Dome’s 360° state-of-the-art digital projection systems bring this show to life, while our booming surround sound system will have you hearing your favorite artists like never-before.

‘Come Together’ for The Beatles: Dome Show at 2 p.m. on July 16.

Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

3:30 pm

Theater, All Ages

July 16

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$4

Explore

Explore is the story of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. In particular, today’s explorers depend on Kepler’s genius for their work in space. Enjoy a beautifully visualized trip through the history of astronomy.

View it in our stunning OtterBox Digital Dome Theater at 3:30 p.m. on July 16.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer

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