This summer, Fridays are for families! Join us for familiy activities, themed days and special guests every friday from June 7 - August 23. This program is free with Museum admission.
June 7 - Basin PBS
Join special guests from Basin PBS as they highlight their Ready To Learn program with fun games, handouts and costumed characters.
June 14 - I-20 Wildlife Preserve
Meet Nathan Knowles, preserve land manager at the I-20 Wildlife Preserve, for a day of hands-on learning, a special project and nature bingo.
More coming soon!
Fill your morning with a gallery talk, featured film and inspiring discussion over coffee and breakfast treats. Every Art Social event features a new theme, so drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and noon and don’t forget to bring your friends! This event is free for everyone and coffee is provided by Starbucks.
The Business of Art welcomes a wide range of guest speakers who have made art their career. Hear their stories and benefit from their experiences and knowledge. This program is free for Museum members; otherwise a donation of $5 is suggested. Some in-depth programs may have additional fees. The Business of Art is made possible by the generosity of the FMH Foundation.
Art is a year round adventure at the Fredda Turner Durham Children’s Museum. Summer and winter craft camps offer artistic projects in a variety of media while spring and fall art lessons provide a longer, more in-depth discovery of art techniques. Classes by local artist, Sara Drescher-Braswell. Contact Kristen Wagstrom for more information, or to register.
Whether you are a whiz in physics or a backyard astronomer, Relativity has something for everyone. Come for a show in our Spitz SciDome and stay for a special lecture with guest astronomers, and educators and more. This program is free for members, otherwise a donation of $5 is suggested. Relativity is made possible through the generosity of the FMH Foundation.
Escape reality this summer at the Museum of the Southwest and submerge yourself into a world of fantasy during SciFridays. This season features a special trilogy devoted to humanity's exploration of our solar system. Films begin at 8:15 p.m. but come early for the 7:15 p.m. dome show and star talk!