We ♥ our members! Our members are so fantastic that we’re celebrating all weekend. Come join us - February 16 - 18!
Compete in the STEM Olympics and a giant game of musical chairs, then check out what's happening in the Universe on February 16!
To thank teachers for all that they do, the Museum is hosting a Teacher Appreciation Open House on February 17!
John (J.D.) Kleopfer presents Snakes of Virginia: Separating Fact from Fiction on February 21!
Climate change? More like climate changed. Join us for a discussion of the facts on February 21!
Norm Marshall presents Project KnightSky: High Altitude Ballooning in the Secondary Science Classroom on February 28!
Join us for a discussion of how climate change impacts our food supply on February 28!
Carrie Riddock presents Cancer Rehabilitation With a Focus on Colorectal Cancer on March 7!
Join us for a discussion of how climate change affects the economy here in Virginia on March 7!
Join us for an evening of gooey and gloppy science fun on March 9!
Michael L. Fies presents Coyotes in Virginia: Here Today and Here to Stay on March 14!
Join us for a discussion of climate change and human health on March 14!
Leonard M. Adkins presents Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail: A 2,000-Mile Floral Parade on March 21!
Join us as we look at programs that make people more resilient on March 21!
Middle School girls join forces with professional women to learn all about inventors and innovation on March 24!
Lieutenant Rob Netherland presents Crash Science in Law Enforcement on March 28!
Our whiskered players go head to head in this unique tournament on March 30!
Anne Wright presents On-Going Biodiversity Project in the James River Park System on April 4!
Join us for Extreme Event Challenge, a social game that will help you build a strong resilient community on April 4!
Join us as clinical microbiologist Arthur Guruswamy presents the most recent success of the CRISPR/gene editing technology on April 10!
Join us for an evening of science fun and help us celebrate Earth Day on April 13!
Please join us for our annual black tie gala in the Museum’s landmark exhibition and event center, the Dewey Gottwald Center, on April 14!
Leanne Yanni presents What You Need To Know about Palliative Care on April 18!
Join us for a sensory friendly evening developed for guests with intellectual and developmental disabilities on April 18!
Callan Bentley presents A Billion Years of Superlative Geological Activity in Virginia on May 9!
David Spears presents Understanding Virginia's Geology in 2018 on May 16!
Dr. Reed Johnson presents The Life and Hard Times of Neutrons: Nuclear Reactors 101 on May 23!
Join us for a night of imagination and adventure! Children ages 3 to 6 will explore air, land and sea travel on June 8!
Officers Nathan Raecke and Shaun Campbell present Explosive Detection Police K9s on June 20!
Create, construct and experiment as you explore engineering, art, nature and more at this week-long camp - July 9 - 13!
Space rocks! Campers will spend the week learning about the Earth, solar system and beyond - July 16 - 20!
Become a chemist and make strange, gooey substances and bubbling concoctions in this week-long camp - July 23 - 27!
Get up close and personal with some of the Museum’s most fascinating creatures in this week-long camp - July 30 - August 3!
Everett L. Worthington, Jr. presents Heroic Humility: What the Science of Humility Can Say to People Raised on Self-Focus on August 15!
Dr. Eric R. Carlsen presents Back to the Future: The Chiropractic Profession on September 12!