Friday Night Feature: SMV

Join us on Halloween for a special screening of the 1954 horror film, Creature from the Black Lagoon, in The Dome. Fright masters Sean Kotz and Bill Bowman of the Bowman Body will deliver a special presentation preceding the film.

Science After Dark: Glow! (SMV)

Enjoy an evening filled with glow-in-the-dark crafts, games and experiments as you learn about luminescence and phosphorescence.  Step into The Dome at 6:30 pm for Science After Dark: The Glow of the Universe, to uncover how light helps astronomers explore our universe, and stay for a special showing of Tron at 8pm.  Venture outside to […]

Poe: Secrets of a Spirit

Meet the Edgar Allen Poe you never knew in this dynamic Carpenter Science Theater production.  This 25 minute performance is recommended for grades 4 and up and will be held in the Ms. Barbara Thalhimer Theater.

Girls in Science Spend a Night-SMV

The Science Museum of Virginia is inviting middle school girls to light up the night with science. On Saturday, October 4, the Museum will host the Girls in Science Camp In in partnership with DuPont and the Society of Women Engineers. This special overnight event allows participants to spend an evening exploring three floors of […]

Mindbender Exhibit: Science Museum of VA

Enter the wonderfully puzzling world of brainteasers and interactive challenges that are guaranteed to test your brain power! Think outside of the box to complete puzzles and become a member of the Mindbender Society. Can you beat a group challenge? Grab your friends or a stranger to help you complete tasks. As you travel through […]

Mindbender Exhibit: Science Museum of VA

Enter the wonderfully puzzling world of brainteasers and interactive challenges that are guaranteed to test your brain power! Think outside of the box to complete puzzles and become a member of the Mindbender Society. Can you beat a group challenge? Grab your friends or a stranger to help you complete tasks. As you travel through […]

Girls in Science Camp In: SMV

Middle school girls join forces with professional women scientists to develop soft circuits and create their own wearable technology!

Destroy All Monsters: SMV

  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!

Back to the Moon For Good-SMV

Relive the golden age of space exploration and uncover the results of past missions to the Moon. Travel back to the present as you watch 30 teams across the world race to land a spacecraft on the Moon as they compete in the Google Lunar XPRIZE challenge.  For more information, visit http://www.smv.org/visit/events.

Destroy All Monsters-SMV

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! For more information, visit http://www.smv.org/visit/events.