Events for January 8, 2023
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Last Day! Earth Matters: Rethink the future
This is the last day of Earth Matters, we invite you to visit one more time before it leaves!
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 presented by Odell Brewing Co, HP Inc., and Kaiser Permanente.
The exhibition is presented bilingually and 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
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.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.
Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer
Poetry Workshop: Earth Matters
Come write poetry at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery! There is a strong tradition of poets writing about the environment. This special workshop will use poetry to explore and reflect on questions posed by our current exhibit about climate, Earth Matters: Rethink the Future. This workshop is for anyone interested in thinking and writing creatively about […]
The Beatles 360
Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience The Beatles 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.
Experience the Aurora
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 the quest to find and photograph the aurora for wraparound display in fulldome theaters.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.
Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer