Science Museum Oklahoma has been recognized with a 2019 Reader’s Choice Award as a top venue for special events in Oklahoma City by the publishers, editors and readers of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for event planning.
Thousands of bright paper kites, hundreds of embroidery stitches, ink-on-board drawings, photography, mixed media and historical images that illuminate how space exploration and visual art have influenced each other are now on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space as part of “Cosmic Culture: Intersections of Art and Outer Space.”
Oklahoma City metro children from preschool to sixth grade can explore wizardry, the science of sport and unusual plants and animals during Science Museum Oklahoma’s fall break camps set for Oct. 17-18.
Adult wizards whose robes may have collected some dust and whose wand skills have gotten a bit rusty are invited to brush up on their magical abilities during Science Museum Oklahoma’s “SMO 21: Wizard Night School” from 6:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, an adults-only (21+) night at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
Two cars will be completely disassembled, 3D printers will hum, rockets will launch, drones will fly, locks will be picked and much more during Science Museum Oklahoma’s third annual free Tinkerfest set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28.
Science Museum Oklahoma will continue its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a stamp dedication ceremony for the United States Postal Service’s “1969: First Moon Landing” Forever stamps at 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
Science Museum Oklahoma will test the limits of “don’t try this at home” during “SMO 21: Epically Bad Ideas” from 6:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, an adults-only (21+) night at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
Science Museum Oklahoma is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and Oklahoma’s connections to the space program this summer with special exhibits, an exclusive show in the Kirkpatrick Planetarium and hands-on science experiences culminating with celebratory anniversary events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 20.
A washing machine robot that can paint, a giant chain reaction machine made up of bowling balls, a rocket, belt sanders and more, do-it-yourself miniature rollercoasters, and plenty of try-this-at-home science fun are featured in two upcoming episodes of Steve Spangler’s “Xploration DIY Sci” filmed at Science Museum Oklahoma and set to air nationally this summer as part of season three of the mind-blowing science show.
Applications are now open for makers, artists, scientists and hobbyists to host a table at Science Museum Oklahoma’s 2019 Tinkerfest, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.