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Upcoming Events

Charlotte Mini Maker Faire October 10, 2015

The Maker Faire is coming to the Queen City! The inaugural Charlotte Mini Maker Faire will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This one-day celebration of creative making will feature hands-on workshops, insightful pr…

Dissection Series: Squid October 17, 2015
Chemistry Day October 24, 2015


Get your questions ready for Ask a Curator Day September 15, 2015

What’s the strangest item in our Collections? What’s the oldest living organism in the Museum. #AskaCurator tomorrow on social media.

A global Twitter-based event, Ask a Curator Day connects expert

Meet the curator: Keely Lewis September 02, 2015