Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

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Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

Jesse P. Perry Arboretum Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip Spend the morning in the Jesse P. Perry Arboretum with Jesse P. Perry. The arboretum features breeding pairs of nearly every tree species native to North Carolina, from the mountains to the sea. 10/14/2015 - 9:00am

Insects in Your Backyard

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join entomologist Dr. Colin Brammer in the lab as we examine live and preserved specimens using dissecting scopes, field guides and magnifying glasses. 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Geminid Meteor Shower

Workshop or Trip We will travel to a dark location and stay up all night through the next morning to catch the peak of the Geminid Meteor Shower, the grand finale of the 2015 meteor showers. 12/13/2015 - 2:00pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Classical Drawing: Butterflies

Workshop or Trip Open to all drawing levels. Join us as we examine Museum specimens in detail and learn simple steps to a realistic drawing. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/10/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/10/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/10/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/10/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Birds

Workshop or Trip Living birds move quickly, which makes it difficult to see how they’re really built. Students will study bird anatomy using the Museum’s specimens. Program is open to all skill levels. 11/05/2015 - 6:00pm

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