Senior Day


  • 10.18.17
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Visitors 65 years and older are invited to enjoy the Museum for free on this day of special programs. (more…)

Backpack Explorers – Dinosaurs Roar!


  • 10.18.17
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 10.19.17
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come on an adventure! Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Foster artistic expression in your little one and take home activities to continue the learning. New themes weekly! Members (more…)

Kids Camp School’s Out! Sorry, FULL


  • 10.25.17
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Register here SORRY, FULL. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST. Offering camps for elementary students on no school days! 9:00 am—3:00 pm All camps this session are K—5th Wednesday, October 25 Game Time Games galore! Have you ever wanted to design your own game? Here’s your chance. Explore the history of games, test some new ones (more…)

Backpack Explorers – The Bone Zone


  • 10.25.17
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 10.26.17
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come on an adventure! Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Foster artistic expression in your little one and take home activities to continue the learning. New themes weekly! Members (more…)

Bend Design Conference


  • 10.25.17 - 10.27.17
    5:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Be inspired during the upcoming Bend Design Conference! October 26-27, 2017 We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with ScaleHouse to offer Museum members a $20 discount on the Bend Design Conference and an exclusive invitation to an opening reception at the Museum! Bend Design is two days of engaging conversations, interactive workshops and hands-on (more…)

Kids Camp School’s Out, Sorry, FULL


  • 10.26.17
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Register here SORRY, FULL. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST. Kids Camps School’s Out! Offering camps for elementary students on no school days! 9:00 am—3:00 pm All camps this session are K—5th Thursday, October 26 Nature’s Mythbusters Does a porcupine shoot its quills? Use scientific and engineering principles to investigate a variety of myths and determine (more…)

Kids Camp School’s Out! Sorry, FULL


  • 10.27.17
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Register here SORRY, FULL. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST. Kids Camps School’s Out! Offering camps for elementary students on no school days! 9:00 am—3:00 pm All camps this session are K—5th Friday, October 27 Spooky Halloween Fun Play ghostly games, make glow-in-the-dark drinks and try your hand at some cool Halloween science experiments. Make a (more…)

Tales of Hallows’ Eve


  • 10.28.17
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Halloween party like you’ve never seen! Live animals appear during dramatic readings of cautionary tales. Dare to enter into the haunted Spirit of the West exhibit. Family fun for all ages. Costumes encouraged! 6:00 pm—8:00 pm Members $3, non-members $7 (more…)

Backpack Explorers – Tails and Scales


  • 11.01.17
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 11.02.17
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come on an adventure! Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Foster artistic expression in your little one and take home activities to continue the learning. New themes weekly! Members (more…)