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Beautiful Minds at Science Museum Oklahoma

'Beautiful Minds' of Dyslexia Featured in Science Museum Oklahoma Exhibition Opening Nov. 9

October 31, 2018

The art, brilliance and power of people with dyslexia will be on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries in November as SMO debuts “Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage” with a gallery opening from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City. The gallery opening includes appetizers, a cash bar and is free and open to the public.

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Follow the Monarchs at Science Museum Oklahoma

One Thousand Paper Butterflies Migrate to Science Museum Oklahoma as Part of ‘Follow The Monarchs’

October 30, 2018

One thousand paper monarch butterflies adorned with kids’ drawings and messages are migrating to Science Museum Oklahoma to spend the winter roosting in the museum’s GadgetTrees exhibit. Collectively, these butterflies make up a traveling art exhibit called “Follow the Monarchs” coordinated by The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma (TNC) and local artist Christie Hackler.

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Cub Scouts at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Offers Boy Scout Astronomy Badge Class, Cub Scout Overnight in November

October 26, 2018

Boy Scouts with an interest in astronomy and Cub Scouts who want to explore the great indoors should look no further than Science Museum Oklahoma this fall — the museum will offer a merit badge class in astronomy at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 and a Science Overnight for Cub Scouts at 6 p.m. Nov. 16.

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Late Nite Labs at Science Museum Oklahoma

Families Invited to a Night of Spooky Science at Science Museum Oklahoma's 'Late Nite Lab,' Oct. 26

October 8, 2018

Oklahoma families will have the chance to solve a mystery in the museum from 6-10 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Science Museum Oklahoma’s Haunted Whodunnit Late Nite Lab. Designed for families with children of all ages, SMO’s Late Nite Lab program offers a variety of unique activities connected to each lab’s theme as well as access to the museum’s permanent exhibits and live shows.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Tinkerfest

Science Museum Oklahoma Sets Single-Day Attendance Record During Tinkerfest

October 5, 2018

Two entire cars were taken apart, a 21-foot-tall robot dominated the landscape and more than 65 tinkering activities covered the floors and grounds of Science Museum Oklahoma as 11,163 guests attended the museum’s Tinkerfest presented by Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR on Sept. 29, shattering the museum’s single-day attendance record set during Tinkerfest in 2017.

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Science Floor at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma to Celebrate Opening of Upgraded Kirkpatrick Planetarium With Members-Only Night, Oct. 13

October 3, 2018

Science Museum Oklahoma members will have the museum to themselves from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 as the museum celebrates the grand opening of SMO’s newly upgraded Kirkpatrick Planetarium.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Tinkerfest

Free Admission at Science Museum Oklahoma's Tinkerfest, Sept. 29

September 19, 2018

Science Museum Oklahoma guests will have the chance to take apart two entire cars, launch rockets, learn about 3D printing, try their hands at carpentry and much more — all at no cost — from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 as part of the museum’s second-ever Tinkerfest.

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'Stranger Science' Comes to Science Museum Oklahoma, Oct. 19

September 12, 2018

Christmas lights, waffles and the supernatural will take center stage at Science Museum Oklahoma during “SMO 21: Stranger Science” from 6:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, an adults-only (21+) night at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Adds Amenities, Programming for Guests with Sensory Sensitivities

September 4, 2018

Families with children who have sensory processing disorders now have new amenities and programming options available to them at Science Museum Oklahoma with the addition of sensory kits and stories, a sensory-focused museum map, and a sensory-friendly family night at the museum set for early 2019.

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SMO 21 at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Goes On Tap During 'SMO 21: Fermentation, Fungi and Decomposition,' Aug. 17 at Science Museum Oklahoma

July 18, 2018

Brewing beer, the fun of fungi and the surprising importance of decomposition will take over Science Museum Oklahoma during “SMO 21: Fermentation, Fungi and Decomposition” from 6:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, an adults-only (21+) night at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

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