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Jun 7, 2019

Jun 7, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Jun 11, 2019

Jun 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jun 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Jul 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Jul 12, 2019

Jul 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Jul 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Aug 1, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Aug 2, 2019

Aug 2, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Aug 8, 2019

Aug 8, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....