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The Museum is now open, and you can still enjoy our virtual programming.

Family Programs Astronomy Online: Secrets of the Eclipse Museum astrophysicist Jackie Faherty leads us through a tour of eclipses from all angles, and with the best views. Friday, December 4, 2020 Family Programs Science Sense Tour: Hall of North American Mammals This virtual program for individuals who are blind or partially sighted explores North America’s mammals and national parks. Saturday, December 5, 2020 Family Programs Science Sense Tour: Grand Illusions—Diorama Construction This virtual program for individuals who are blind or partially sighted explores North America’s mammals and national parks. Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Member Programs Member Morning Hours Off-hours access on weekend mornings, for Members and their guests. Weekend Mornings Special Events Origami Tutorial: Fold a Baggi Box Learn to fold a baggi box with Talo Kawasaki, one of the designers of the Museum’s Origami Holiday Tree. Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Lectures and Talks Climate Change and Climate Goals: The Paris Agreement Today Join climate scientists and leaders for a check-in about the state of the Paris Agreement climate goals and what lies ahead. Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Family Programs The Scientist Is In: Creative Patterns in Nature Can you tell the difference between a neuron in the human brain and dark matter in the universe? Thursday, December 10, 2020 Family Programs Discovery Squad Tour: Hall of North American Mammals This 45-minute virtual tour, for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, is geared to ages 5 to 14. Saturday, December 12, 2020 Special Events Origami Tutorial: Fold a Peacock Learn to fold a peacock with Talo Kawasaki, one of the designers of the Museum’s Origami Holiday Tree. Tuesday, December 15, 2020 After-Hours Programs Frontiers Lecture: Hot Takes on Cool Worlds Examining the latest controversies and recent discoveries of exoplanet research. Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Family Programs Discovery Squad Tour: Hall of Pacific Peoples This 45-minute virtual tour, for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, is geared to ages 5 to 14. Sunday, December 20, 2020 Family Programs The Scientist Is In: Reindeer Special Find out about the cultural significance of reindeer for the Sámi people, who have been nomadic reindeer herders for centuries. Tuesday, December 22, 2020