Lunch Break Science: Sharks – One Shark, Two Shark, White Shark, Blue Shark

Lunch Break Science Wednesdays, noon-1 pm 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. May 14, 2014 - Sharks – One Shark, Two Shark, White Shark, Blue Shark presented by Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate […]

Lunch Break Science: The Use of Science in Religion

Lunch Break Science Wednesdays, noon-1 pm 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. April 23, 2014 – The Use of Science in Religion presented by Bruce MacAlister, Science Museum of Virginia volunteer, retired computer and […]

Junior Solar Sprint

Junior Solar Sprint Sunday, May 4, 2014; 1-4 pm 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. […]

SMV Members Only: Monster Mashup Art Workshops

Science Museum of Virginia Members Only: Monster Mashup Art Workshops Saturday, April 19, 2014; 1 and 3 pm Get ready for the upcoming How to Make a Monster exhibition by bringing to life your own clay monster! Sign up for a one-hour workshop. Your creation could be featured in an art exhibit at the Museum this […]

Transportation You: Girls in Transportation

Transportation You: Girls in Transportation Thursday, April 10, 2014; 9 am-2 pm Young women in grades 6-8 are invited to join this hands-on, interactive mentoring program to explore careers in transportation at the Science Museum of Virginia. Sponsored by Women’s Transportation Seminar with the Federal Highway Administration, Virginia Department of Transportation and Virginia Department of Rail […]

We’re Giving 37 Families Tickets to an Unparalleled Immersive Experience in The Dome!!

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That’s right! We’re giving away 150 tickets! The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia is opening on March 15th and it’s going to be AWE-INSPIRING We want you to be one of the first to check this out! Read all about The Dome and it’s transformation here. We’ve giving 37 families 4 tickets to […]

Celebrating Engineering Ingenuity at SMV

Museum guests will join in the excitement as they cheer on Virginia middle and high school students who have accepted one of many iconic engineering challenges. Students will step up to the plate to face the epic egg drop challenge, construct the strongest Popsicle bridge possible and compete in a CO2 drag race competition. Celebrating Engineering […]

Lunch Break Science: Riverscape Photography Made Easy

Lunch Break Science Wednesdays, noon-1 pm 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. May 7, 2014 - Riverscape Photography Made Easy presented by Will Daniel, author, photographer and adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth […]

Lunch Break Science: Patrick Henry: The Voice of Liberty

Lunch Break Science Wednesdays, noon-1 pm 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. April 30, 2014 - Patrick Henry: The Voice of Liberty presented by Bill Young, History in Person, First Person Impressions.

Lunch Break Science: Robotic Surgery

Lunch Break Science Wednesdays, noon-1 pm 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. April 9, 2014 - Robotic Surgery… The Future Is Here presented by Dr. Andrew J. Vorenberg, M.D., Colon and Rectal […]