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January 2019

Yoga at the Museum

January 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Join the Yoga classes at the museum and experience the breath, flow and serenity of natural history!  Yoga – Fridays, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Museum fitness classes are available to any University of Oklahoma faculty, staff or student through OU Fitness + Recreation and the OU Wellness program.

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“Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large” Member preview event

January 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come celebrate the newest exhibit at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History! Members of the museum will get an early peek at the exhibit Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large. The exhibit's artist,  Jim des Rivières, will be at the event to discuss his incredible artwork! The event will also provide light hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine and beer. Please RSVP by Jan. 21.   If you already have a Sam Noble Museum membership; RSVP Here! If you are interested…

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February 2019

Winged Tapestries Family Opening/Super Saturdays

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Put on your best pair of wings and join us at the museum to celebrate our most recent temporary exhibit, Winged Tapestries! Enjoy Insect Adventure's live bug petting zoo, go wild as an OU Fit and Rec yoga instructor leads families in animal-themed yoga, make a craft, go on a scavenger hunt and more! Don't forget to stop by out Exploration Station and explore bugs from our collection with an entomologist! Exploration Station, a craft, scavenger hunt and the Insect…

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Adults Only Night at the Museum

February 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for a night of trivia, games and hands-on natural history! Explore our exhibits after hours, win prizes and experience the Sam Noble Museum like you never have before. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar all night long! This program is for adults 21+. Members: $25.00/Non-members: $35.00

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March 2019

Super Saturdays

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for a morning of special activities and crafts! Catch our monarch madness as the Oklahoma Nature Conservancy runs a booth filled with butterfly activities and info! Join us for Wild Yoga as an OU Fit and Rec yoga instructor leads families in animal-themed movement! Exploration Station, a craft, scavenger hunts , photo booth and the Oklahoma Nature Conservancy activity booth will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Other special activities include Little Learners at 10:10 a.m.…

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Spring Break Camp 2019

March 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - March 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

New in 2019! Spend spring break playing games, exploring exhibits, making crafts and investigating science through hands-on experiences. Enjoy an insect petting zoo, music, dance performances and more during our full-day, week-long camp! Register online or call (405) 325-1008. Deadline to register is March 8.

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Spring Break Escape

March 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Spend an exciting day at the museum for spring break! Each day offers different shows, musical performances, crafts and other family activities. Spring Break Escape is an adventure for all ages. All activities included with regular admission.

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Wolf Cub Scouts “Digging in the Past” Workshop

March 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Dive into the wonderful world of dinosaurs! We’ll identify, create and dig for fossils in this prehistoric adventure.  Wolf Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the “Digging in the Past” adventure loop. Deadline to register March 20.

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Webelos Scouts “Engineer” Workshop

March 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

What in the world is engineering? How do you make a blueprint? What is a prototype? Explore questions like these and more in our hands-on discovery of life as an engineer. Webelos will complete the requirements to earn the “Engineer” Webelos/AOL elective adventure pin. Deadline to register is March 20.

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April 2019

ONAYLF Day One

April 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Pre-k through 5th grade performances.

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ONAYLF Day Two

April 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

6th grade through 12th grade performances.  

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Tiger Cub Scouts “Tiger Theater” Workshop

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Tiger Scouts were born to perform! Join us as we learn about different types of theater, play games and explore nature-themed reader’s theater. Tiger Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the “Tiger Theater” adventure loop. Deadline to register is March 27.

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Bear Cub Scouts “World of Sound” Workshop

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Prepare yourself for a musical adventure around the world! Join us as we make instruments from different countries and learn about the cultures they come from. Bear Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the “World of Sound” adventure loop. Deadline to register is March 27.

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Super Saturdays

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join the fun and meet Professor B. Looney, who will be making special balloon animals for visitors! Go wild as an OU Fit and Rec yoga instructor leads families in animal-themed yoga! Crafts, scavenger hunts and an Exploration Station will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other special activities include Little Learners at 10:10 a.m. and Wild Yoga at 11 a.m. along with regular Saturday programs like Explore It! and Discovery Time. Professor B. Looney and a food…

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Eggstravaganza

April 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for a spring party of Jurassic proportions, complete with spring crafts, face painting, an egg hunt and more! Free admission.

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Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Sam Noble Museum invites you to join invertebrate paleontology curator Steve Westrop, Ph.D., for an exciting journey into Oklahoma’s Paleozoic past. Explore life in Oklahoma’s ancient oceans on Friday evening with a close-up look at some of the museum’s finest invertebrate specimens. On Saturday morning, we will depart from the museum at 9 a.m. and travel in university vans to the site where you will find a variety of marine fossils that you can take home. Bring a sack…

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Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Sam Noble Museum invites you to join invertebrate paleontology curator Steve Westrop, Ph.D., for an exciting journey into Oklahoma’s Paleozoic past. Explore life in Oklahoma’s ancient oceans on Friday evening with a close-up look at some of the museum’s finest invertebrate specimens. On Saturday morning, we will depart from the museum at 9 a.m. and travel in university vans to the site where you will find a variety of marine fossils that you can take home. Bring a sack…

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May 2019

Family Insect Safari and Macrophotography Workshop

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for an exciting safari led by professional macro-photographer and artist, Thomas Shahan! We'll kick off this interactive workshop with an intro to arthropods, then teach families all about lenses, camera settings and lighting techniques that make your subjects stand out against their surroundings. Bring whatever equipment you have (Camera, phone, SLR)-we'll teach you how to use it to your best advantage! Then, we will go outside to capture some photographs of arthropods. This workshop is for children 7…

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Adult Insect Safari and Macrophotography Workshop

May 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Don't miss professional macro-photographer and artist, Thomas Shahan, as he leads a workshop all about photographing arthropods! Join Shahan as he discusses what equipment to consider, the use of extension tubes and how to build and use your own flash diffusers. Learn all about lighting techniques that will make your subject truly stand out against their surroundings. In the classroom, Thomas Shahan will give a brief introduction to arthropods and their safe handling, then teach you how to get close…

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Super Saturdays

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Enjoy the musical styling's of local Oklahoma children's musician, Monty Harper, as he plays a special show in our Great Hall! Join us for a super Saturday filled with music, crafts, an Exploration Station, scavenger hunts and more! Other special activities include Little Learners at 10:10 a.m. and Wild Yoga at 11 a.m. and Wild Yoga at 11 am. along with regular Saturday programs like Explore It! and Discovery Time. A food truck will be outside of the museum from…

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Name that Dinosaur

May 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

How many dinosaurs can you name? Discover what ancient creatures roamed Oklahoma through games, songs, crafts and lots of fun for you and your little one! Name that Dinosaur is an indoor program.

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