Events for September 3, 2022
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer
In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Narrated by Liam Neeson.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.
Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!
Grateful Dead 360
Explore music in a new light in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater! FCMoD’s music series has something for everyone – from throwbacks of rock idols to the chart topping hits of today’s artists. The Dome’s 360° state-of-the-art digital projection systems bring these shows to life, while our booming surround sound system will have you hearing your favorite artists like never-before.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 2 p.m.
Runtime: 60 minutes. Pricing: $6/$4 for members
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. Today’s explorers depend on Kepler’s genius for their work in space. Enjoy a beautifully visualized trip through the history of astronomy.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.
Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer