Celebrate 12 Days of Science at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

December 5, 2017

During this holiday season, celebrate science with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Here are just a few ideas. Let’s do that science! Monday, Dec. 18                   3D Movie – “Museum Alive!” at 10am and 2pm In this stunning new movie David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the world-famous Natural History Museum in London,… Read More >

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Scientific illustration meets steampunk in Museum’s Nature Art Gallery show, Dec.–Jan.

November 22, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — What do you get when you blend classical scientific illustrations of arthropods (creepy crawlies) with cyber and steampunk themes? John W. Elliott’s intriguing “Exterminati Sunt Mechanica,” on exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery December 1, 2017 through January 28, 2018. A Gallery reception will be held… Read More >

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The pirate map, the villainous crooks … Museum shares the magic that is “The Goonies”

November 13, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — To save their home from foreclosure, brothers Mikey and Brand lead a group of misfits in search of a pirate’s ancient treasure, which is buried in a cavern under the restaurant of a family of evil thieves and a man called Sloth. Don’t miss “The Goonies,” showing at the North Carolina Museum… Read More >

Rita Baldwin reveals her enchantment with nature at Museum’s Nature Art Gallery in November

October 27, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — This November, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery presents “Nature’s Enchantment,” paintings by Chatham County-based artist and commercial orchid grower Rita Baldwin. The show runs Nov. 3-26, with a gallery reception Saturday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission to the Gallery is free. All exhibited art… Read More >

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“Ghostbusters” at the Science Museum? Get Slimed One More Time!

October 19, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — New York City is headed for a disaster. Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes! The dead rising from the grave! Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together … mass hysteria! So, who would you call? You got it! The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is showing “Ghostbusters” on the big screen,… Read More >