Upcoming Events

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May
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2 Events
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

May's "Read on the Rug" program takes place in Iowa Hall at the Museum of Natural History.

This event is free. Space is limited to ten and registration is required. Please pre-register by clicking this link.

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Each month, we explore a different area of science, technology, history, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on materials.

May
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

**New to the Museum of Natural History - Adult Art Nite series**

Bracelets are a fun & easy way to express your individuality and add a splash of color to your wardrobe. Beadology will join us for a fun evenigng of bracelet-making.  Advanced registration & a fee of $30 per person is required. Bring your imagination, we'll have the supplies. Space is limited, don't wait.

May
11
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 5:30pm | Old Capitol Museum

Ever wished you could travel back in time? Join other time travelers for the next best thing—Old Capitol Museum History Club! Each month we will explore a different period of history through discussions and hands-on activities. This club is designed for those in 5th—8th grade. Registration and a program fee are required.

May
12
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 1:00pm | Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with the Old Capitol Museum's current exhibit, Faces of Iowa through the Early Lens, we invite you to explore early Iowa City photography history by experimenting with cyanotypes! Invented in 1842, cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print.    We will take a closer look at Iowa City's first prominent photographer, Isaac Wetherby, and explore the exhibit. This workshop is made possible by State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City. Materials will be provided.

May
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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Each month, we explore a different area of science, technology, history, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on materials.

Jun
11
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Join us for a week long summer camp at the Museum of Natural History! Participants will enjoy games, lessons, and activities, each day we will explore a different period of time from our past! 

Participants will bring their own lunch each day, snacks provided. Summer Camp is intended for children from grades 1-5. Register by March 1 for the early bird rate of $150 per camper.  After March 1, the cost is $195 per camper.  Register here.

Jun
12
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Join us for a week long summer camp at the Museum of Natural History! Participants will enjoy games, lessons, and activities, each day we will explore a different period of time from our past! 

Participants will bring their own lunch each day, snacks provided. Summer Camp is intended for children from grades 1-5. Register by March 1 for the early bird rate of $150 per camper.  After March 1, the cost is $195 per camper.  Register here.

Jun
13
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Join us for a week long summer camp at the Museum of Natural History! Participants will enjoy games, lessons, and activities, each day we will explore a different period of time from our past! 

Participants will bring their own lunch each day, snacks provided. Summer Camp is intended for children from grades 1-5. Register by March 1 for the early bird rate of $150 per camper.  After March 1, the cost is $195 per camper.  Register here.

Jun
14
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Join us for a week long summer camp at the Museum of Natural History! Participants will enjoy games, lessons, and activities, each day we will explore a different period of time from our past! 

Participants will bring their own lunch each day, snacks provided. Summer Camp is intended for children from grades 1-5. Register by March 1 for the early bird rate of $150 per camper.  After March 1, the cost is $195 per camper.  Register here.

Jun
15
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Join us for a week long summer camp at the Museum of Natural History! Participants will enjoy games, lessons, and activities, each day we will explore a different period of time from our past! 

Participants will bring their own lunch each day, snacks provided. Summer Camp is intended for children from grades 1-5. Register by March 1 for the early bird rate of $150 per camper.  After March 1, the cost is $195 per camper.  Register here.