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Family Programs Discovery Room The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum. Through January 1, 2020 Courses and Workshops Weekend Drop-In in the Sackler Educational Lab Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in human evolution. Saturdays and Sundays Special Events InSight Lands on Mars Join us for a real-time simulation of the landing of the InSight Mission due to reach its target on Mars’ Elysium Planitia on... Monday, November 26, 2018 Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: The Perfect Planet Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty joins forces with Broken Earth series award-winning author N.K. Jemisin to examine what makes o... Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Talks New Science, New Solutions: The Biology of Bias and the Future of Our Species Can science help us eliminate bias and favoritism in education, medicine, the workplace, and legal and other social systems? Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Courses and Workshops Animal Drawing Join us for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. Eight Thursdays, November 29, 2018–January 17, 2019 | Sold Out After-Hours Programs Meet the Scientist: Alejandro Núñez What happens on the sun? Join Alejandro Núñez as he explains the Sun’s amazing atmosphere where unexpected events take place. Saturday, December 1, 2018 Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: Probing Asteroids in Space Learn about the progress of the OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa2 spacecraft missions, currently probing asteroids in space. Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Science Socials SciCafe: End of the Megafauna Until a few thousand years ago, gorilla-sized lemurs and 500-pound birds roamed earth.What caused their disappearance? Museum... Wednesday, December 5, 2018 After-Hours Programs A Night at the Museum Sleepover: 12/15/2018 As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures. Saturday, December 15-Sunday, December 16 Courses and Workshops Origami Folding Fun Sessions: December 2018 Come to the Museum to learn the art of paper folding with members of OrigamiUSA! Sunday, December 16, 2018 Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: Winter Solstice and the Year Ahead Celebrate the Solstice and get ready for the cosmic year ahead. Thursday, December 20, 2018
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