Events for April 22, 2017

Open through Monday, May 29, 2017

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

A new must-see exhibit in the world-famous Fossil Halls. 

First Saturdays, October 2016 - May 2017

After Hours Programs

Free With Museum Admission

We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Explore Cuba's extraordinary biodiversity and unique culture through our immersive exhibits. 

Now Open

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Saturdays and Sundays through April 30, 2017

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Join a groundbreaking new project to help scientists understand how microbes contribute to human health.

March 3, 2017–September 9, 2017

IMAX

Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals.

Through January 7, 2018

Special Exhibit

Get an up-close look at rarely-exhibited mummies.

Monday, April 10- Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Dive into the world of jellies through an immersive video presentation and experience a day in the life of these astonishing animals. 

Five Thursdays, April 20–May 18

Courses and Workshops

Delve into the biology of stem cells, discover new research techniques, and discuss ethical concerns. Learn about current stem cell therapies, the challenges ahead, and potential future treatments.

Saturday, April 22

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Marching for Science? Start your Earth Day at the Museum at 9 am with coffee and doughnuts, or join throughout the day for Earth Day programming and to celebrate the vital role science plays in society and in our individual lives.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a Museum tour guide to learn more about the origin and chemical properties of this spectacular metal.  Discover the role that gold has played throughout the course of human history, and examine how and why this recourse has generally been regarded as a symbol of wealth, opulence, and prosperity, by cultures and civilizations around the world for millennia.