Monday December 22, 2014

All daily programs are free with Museum admission

The Museum is OPEN TODAY and December 29. (Normally closed Mondays in fall and winter with some exceptions.)

The Museum is also OPEN the following holiday Mondays:
January 19, 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 16, 2015 Presidents Day
All Day

Walk of the Week

THIS WEEK'S CLUE:
Which plant's ready for the holly-days?

DOWNLOAD MAP with clue.

Share a photo or drawing of your discovery at #walkoftheweek with us on Twitter @lifeandscience or Facebook /lifeandscience.

free with admission
All Day

Biological Illustration Student Exhibit

The Biological Illustration class, offered through the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State, introduces diversity of life and comparative anatomy. 


This exhibit is showing on the second floor of the Museum, right past The Lab and Investigate Health! On exhibit through Jan. 31, 2015.

free with admission
All Day

The Macro/Micro Project: Paintings by Orr Ambrose

Re-examine nature from up-close and afar with our newest KEVA Gallery art exhibition! On exhibit through Jan. 31, 2015.

free with admission
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Holiday Make-and-Take

Do you love making, crafting, and tinkering? The Lab is transforming into a holiday makerspace this November and December, and you’re invited! Create a different DIY craft every day of the week, and explore the science behind it with a hands-on experiment. Learn about iridescence while making glittering butterfly ornaments, or experiment with circuits before making your own masterpiece out of wacky wire!

free with admission
11 AM

Butterfly Releases

Join us as we release new exotic butterflies into the Magic Wings Conservatory.

free with admission
2 PM

Meet the Keeper

Join Animal Keepers at our Explore the Wild animal exhibits and learn what it is like to care for black bears, red wolves and lemurs.

free with admission
2:30 PM

Spiders, Frogs and Other Feeding Frenzies

Join our Entomologist and watch as giant spiders, poison dart frogs and other predators in the Insectarium devour their daily meal.

free with admission
3 PM

Butterfly Releases

Join us as we release new exotic butterflies into the Magic Wings Conservatory.

free with admission
4:30 PM - 5 PM

Farmyard Up Close

Help the Animal Keepers close the Farmyard for the evening and learn more about your favorite Farmyard animals.

free with admission
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