Museum of Natural History

Drawing Wild — Museum Of Natural History

(3.16) Register now for Drawing Wild: From the Collection at the Museum of Natural History in Roger Williams Park. Bring a small easel or chair and your drawing or painting materials, and choose your subject from the collections of birds, bears, lions, and Oceanic artifacts. Museum staff will also select some special “guests” from the […]

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Museum From Top To Bottom At MNH

(2.28) Explore the Museum of Natural History’s archives and collection storage vaults with docent Mike McGinity and learn about the museum and its collections. In addition to the taxidermy specimens, you might see cultural artifacts, coral, fossils, figurines, bones, and unique collections like the snowflake photomicrographs below. The ‘Museum From Top to Bottom’ program is

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Drawing Wild At Museum Natural History

(3.2) The Museum of Natural History at Roger Williams Park is again offering its “Drawing Wild from the Collection” program. You will have the opportunity to discover, or rediscover, the fascinating collections during this private program exploring the museum. Bring a small easel or chair and your drawing or painting materials, and choose your subject

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Haunted Night At Museum Natural History

(10.24) Experience a haunted night at the Museum of Natural History in Roger Williams Park. Bizarre collections from the vaults and TEN31 spooky living art. Visitors will be required to wear face coverings throughout their visit. (Facebook event.) Tickets will not be available at the door. This event is for all ages, but not for

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Adventures In STEM Week — Museum Natural History

Experiment, tinker, build, observe, problem solve, explore and create with fun, hands-on activities at the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium throughout February vacation week. Here’s a sample: 1pm and 2pm: Flight Adventures Fulldome Planetarium Show Cost: $3.00 per person/includes museum admission. Children must be age 4 and older to see a planetarium show. Discover

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‘Skulls From Near & Far’ — RWP Natural History

(9.29) “Have you ever struggled to identify a skull you found in the woods?” This being Providence, they should probably have specified animal skull. (Hmm, this is either a Cathartes aura or Joey Onions.) Thanks to the museum for teeing that one up, but make no mistake, this event is the real deal. (Facebook event.)

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Curious Magic — Magic Lantern Plus

Unique multi-media event coming up at the Museum of Natural History at Roger Williams Park. Dovetailing with the current Curiouser exhibit, the Museum of Natural History and the exhibit’s curators will partner with Magic Lantern Cinema (MLC) to stage two multi-media performances based around the museum’s extensive collection of antique glass magic lantern slides. Glass

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Stuffed Animals — Museum Of Natural History

Long before technology could show us the world through the eyes of meerkats and marching penguins, people had a passionate interest in the natural world. Victorians with disposable income were mad about collecting flora and fauna, filling their homes with specimens from foreign lands. To see what that might have looked like, check out the

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