Upcoming Events

Lunch Break Science
July 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. View upcoming presentations.

Inventing America: From Football Games to the Gas Pump presented by former Delegate Joe T. May, Inventor and Entrepreneur.
Lunch Break Science
August 6, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Physical Activity, Physiology and Health presented by Ruthie Morrison, Program Director for Active RVA at the Sports Backers.
Lunch Break Science
August 13, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Backyard Butterflies presented by Annie Raup, Lead Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.
Science After Dark: Monster Edition
August 15, 2014
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Spend an evening in the Museum to experience live science activities including heart dissections and create your own slime. See a special presentation of Bride of Frankenstein in The Dome at 8:30 pm. Discover the search for movie monsters that are more than science fiction in Science After Dark: Space Movie Monsters at 6:30! Fifteen minutes after sunset, weather permitting, share telescopes with Richmond Astronomical Society members. $5/free for members with pass.

Lunch Break Science
August 20, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Halloween Haunted Attractions - The Art of the Scare presented by Ryan Sligh, co-founder Red Vein Army and ScreamFreak.com. 
“Destroy All Monsters”
August 22, 2014
8:00pm

Bring your monster-loving friends to see “Destroy All Monsters” — the ninth film in the original Japanese sci-fi Godzilla series. This campy show is complete with live music played by Richmond’s own Goldrush with its unique blend of pop, indie rock and classical! $5

Lunch Break Science
September 3, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Science Fiction, Double Feature: Science in Cinema presented by Christopher Schone, Virginia Independent Horror Film Festival.
Lunch Break Science
September 10, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Feral Hogs:  Virginia: We Have a Problem presented by Aaron Proctor, District Wildlife Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
Lunch Break Science
September 24, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Parks, Trails and Tourism - Connecting the Dots presented by Nathan Burrell, James River Park Superintendent.
Lunch Break Science
October 1, 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. View upcoming presentations.

String Science and Sounds from the Violin presented by Jocelyn Adelman, Concert Violinist, Richmond Symphony.
Girls in Science Camp In: E-textiles
October 4, 2014 to October 5, 2014
6:30pm to 9:00am

Middle school girls join forces with professional women scientists to develop soft circuits and create their own wearable technology! Please call 804.864.1400 to make a reservation. $10.

Lunch Break Science
October 8, 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. View upcoming presentations.

My Brain…My Magnificent Motherboard presented by Anne McDonnell, MPA, OTR/L, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Virginia.
Kugel Ball 2014: Fire & Ice
October 11, 2014
6:30pm

Join us for a black-tie evening as we honor Mr. and Mrs. John H. Wick III, raise awareness and support for the Museum’s mission: Inspiring Virginians to enrich their lives through science. For tickets and information click here or call 804.864.1548.

Lunch Break Science
October 15, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Finding and Excavating World Class Jurassic-Age Dinosaurs in Wyoming presented by Bob Simon, President, Dinosaur Safaris Inc.
Lunch Break Science
October 22, 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. View upcoming presentations.

BATS: Be Afraid presented by Bonnie Miles, Certified Virginia Master Naturalist.
Lunch Break Science
December 10, 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. View upcoming presentations.

Managing a Crowded Ocean: The Nature Conservancy’s Work in the Mid-Atlantic Seascape presented by Michael Lipford, State Director, Virginia chapter, The Nature Conservancy.