Upcoming Events

Lunch Break Science
April 30, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Patrick Henry: The Voice of Liberty presented by Bill Young, History in Person, First Person Impressions.

Junior Solar Sprint
May 4, 2014
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Cheer on your favorite sun-powered cars as they race to the finish line. Each car represents a team of one to four students up through 8th grade. To register a team, please call 804.864.1400 no later than April 25. Registration is $10. A $40 Solar Car kit is available for purchase. Included with exhibit admission for general public, free for members.

Lunch Break Science
May 7, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

 Riverscape Photography Made Easy presented by Will Daniel, author, photographer and adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Camp In
May 9, 2014 to May 10, 2014
7:00pm to 9:00am

Join in special hands-on activities, see a giant screen film in The Dome and explore three floors of interactive exhibits! Recommended for grades 3-6. For every four children, one adult chaperone is required. $45 per child, with $5 discount per member child; $20 per adult. Pre-registration is required. Call 804.864.1400.

Lunch Break Science
May 14, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Sharks - One Shark, Two Shark, White Shark, Blue Shark presented by Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate students and shark researchers Kristen Omori and Lisa Ailloud.

Science After Dark
May 16, 2014
6:30pm

Asteroids: Monster Impacts

Join us as we explore some monster asteroids and look at humanity’s relationship with these giant space rocks! Fifteen minutes after sunset, share telescopes with Richmond Astronomical Society members at Sky Watch on the front lawn, weather permitting. For more information visit www.smv.org or call 804.864.1400. $5 or free for members with pass.

Lunch Break Science
May 21, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Using Data to Save Lives presented by Rob Lawrence, CEO, Richmond Ambulance Authority.

Lunch Break Science
May 28, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Any Age Signs and Symptoms for Strokes and What To Do presented by Jim Young, President, Life Saver Training.

Camp In
May 30, 2014 to May 31, 2014
7:00pm to 9:00am

Join in special hands-on activities, see a giant screen film in The Dome and explore three floors of interactive exhibits! Recommended for grades 3-6. For every four children, one adult chaperone is required. $45 per child, with $5 discount per member child. $20 per adult. Pre-registration is required. To make your reservation, call 804.864.1400.

Lunch Break Science
June 11, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Frankenstein Lives! Creating The One-Act Play presented by Larry Gard, Artistic Director, Carpenter Science Theatre Company, Science Museum of Virginia.

Lunch Break Science
June 18, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. Download Schedule.

Take 10 – Reduce Stress In Just 10 Minutes a Day presented by Rose O’Toole, CommonHealth Educator, Commonwealth of Virginia.