Hey waiter. Where can I go to guarantee a fly in my soup? BugFest 2009 of course! The biggest bug-centric festival in the country— only at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh, Saturday, September 12, 9am–9pm.
September 4, 2009 - 1:21pm
August 31, 2009 - 2:02pm
It’s everybody’s non-pollutionary, anti-institutionary, pro-confectionery factory of fun! It’s scrumdiddlyumptious! It’s the original “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" (1971).
August 19, 2009 - 11:04am
Join Dorie Reents-Budet, Curator of the Art of the Ancient Americas collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, for a discussion of the origins of chocolate, its social and economic roles, and its myriad recipes among the Olmecs, the Maya and the Aztecs, spanning more than 2,500 years of culinary history and enjoyment.
August 4, 2009 - 11:27am
In *Islands in the Cosmos: The Evolution of Life on Land*, Senior Curator of Paleontology Dale A. Russell traces a path from the dawn of the universe to speculations about our future on this planet.
July 30, 2009 - 1:53pm
WANTED: Youth and Beauty. Will Pay Millions. No References Required.
July 6, 2009 - 11:49am
Discover the secret of making great chocolate with Hallot Parson, co-owner and chocolate maker at Escazu Artisan Chocolates. Sample chocolate made from several varieties of bean sourced from Costa Rica and Venezuela.
June 18, 2009 - 12:39pm
"Chocolate Sundays" every Sunday in July will feature local ice cream vendors at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. With purchase, visitors get $1 off admission into Chocolate: The Exhibition
June 16, 2009 - 8:00am
Wine and chocolate experts from the nationally-recognized gourmet market "A Southern Season" will pair delectable chocolates with delicious wines.
June 4, 2009 - 9:39am
Information about the Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition
May 29, 2009 - 8:00am
We have an exciting array of classes planned for this summer! Join Museum educators for fun and learning in the natural sciences.