Fascinating lectures, debates, events, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.
September 29, 2016
The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles describe their new book The Madhouse Effect.
October 1, 2016 - May 6, 2017
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 educators.
October 6, 2016
Myth-busting animal behavior expert Jonathan Balcombe takes us under the sea, through streams and estuaries, and to the other side of the aquarium glass to reveal the surprising capabilities of fishes.
July 14, 2016
Discover the first findings from a groundbreaking new project that is helping scientists understand how microbes make and keep us healthy!
June 30, 2016
Join Museum Curator Susan Perkins and a panel of experts as they discuss the latest plan of attack for dealing with this major disease threat.
June 29, 2016
Drawing on Roosevelt’s diaries and expedition journals, museum naturalist Darrin Lunde will discuss Roosevelt’s life and legacy as a champion of scientific inquiry and wilderness.
June 23, 2016
Soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks, and explore otherworldly realms found in our country’s most legendary spaces. A discussion with experts will follow the screening.
June 7, 2016
Currently visiting the East Coast from the Everglades to New England, Hōkūleʻa is in the midst of a 47,000-nautical-mile worldwide voyage to celebrate indigenous cultures and to raise awareness of the need to steward the Earth’s resources.