Events for May 6, 2023
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Black-Footed Ferret Masks
Join us under the Linear Irrigator on our gallery floor and create your very own Black-Footed Ferret Mask! Discover their astounding story of survival and recovery and what makes this little guy such a big topic in the conservation world. Program is free with museum admission.
Black-footed 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 our black-footed ferrets and watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Who knows, you just might become BFFs with our BFFs!
The presentation will start at about 10:15 a.m.
Museum admission is not required to attend this program, but the capacity is limited and first-come, first-served.
Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space!
Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along with them on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 32 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
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.
CAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story
What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award-winning producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.
Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer