Events for October 22, 2022
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Earth Matters: Rethink the future
Our special exhibition is now open! Earth Matters invites us to reimagine a more sustainable future through hands-on and interactive exhibits. Visitors will engage in themes such as biodiversity, rising global temperatures, and carbon emissions while creating lasting perspectives about the bigger roles we play in our environments.
Earth Matters is open until January 8, 2023, and is presented by Odell Brewing Co, HP Inc., and Kaiser Permanente. The exhibition is presented bilingually and is free with museum admission.
Meet the Animals
Some hop. Some tunnel. Some crawl, skitter, and slither. Come visit Animal Encounters and experience the critters we care for. With our trained animal caretakers you will see up close and personal just what makes our animals a hoot to learn about.
This programming is free with museum admission.
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
Cheesemaking with Rachel Wildman
Join us in FCMoD’s Learning Labs for a free educational program with Rachel Wildman of Larimer County’s Extension Service.
Rachel will demonstrate the ins and out, curds and wheys, of delicious cheese making!
Registration is required and the program is free.
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!
David Bowie 360
Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience David Bowie in a whole new light!
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.
Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.
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