All Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Our newest exhibition Unseen Oceans explores a marvelous, alien world hidden beneath the sunlit surface. Travel to new depths in a virtual submersible, see elusive giants of the deep, and learn how scientists are using technology to make new discoveries. 

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Explore the Hall of Mexico and Central America, the Hall of African Peoples, and the Stout Hall of Asian Peoples with a tour guide to learn more about the origins and evolution of some of your favorite foods, including chocolate, potatoes, and corn. 

Monday, May 14, 2018

Lectures and Talks

By studying and compiling “snapshots” from nearby stars, Alycia Weinberger takes us on a journey back in time to the origins of planets.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join us for a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium. Feel the ground shake beneath your feet as you experience a thrilling NASA rocket launch.Take a guided tour of the cosmos and orbit the Earth to get an astronaut's view of a sunrise in space! 

Six Wednesdays, May 23- June 27, 2018

Courses and Workshops

Discover how scientists and artists use fossil evidence to infer the anatomy of extinct human relatives and build your own hominin craniofacial reconstruction.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

After Hours Programs

The universe is full of light, from the many hues of the visible spectrum to waves we can’t see like X-rays, gamma rays, and infrared light. Join Brian LevineEmily Rice, and Jana Grcevich and explore the universe through a different lens. 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

After Hours Programs

Join us under the whale for an evening of underwater adventure—tackle trivia questions and physical challenges with a drink in hand!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a tour guide to examine the Museum's spectacular art. Gain a better understanding of how imagery can be used as a vehicle for disseminating scientific knowledge. 

Monday, June 11, 2018

Lectures and Talks

Join guides Denton Ebel and Carter Emmart for an up-close examination of our solar system’s smallest planet—Mercury. 

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Bring your shells, rocks, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

After Hours Programs

On the ground or into the deep—which is more compelling, intriguing, and inspiring? Join comedian and journalist Faith Salie for a lively discussion about the pros and cons of sea or land across a range of categories.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

After Hours Programs

Joe Rao and Ted Williams highlight the spectacular sights of the summer sky.