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September 2020

Storytime at the Sam

September 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Monarchs at the Museum

September 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly migration, and even receive a special packet of wildflower seeds to take home (while supplies last)! Visitors can also enjoy a special butterfly-themed scavenger hunt,…

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Monarchs at the Museum

September 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly migration, and even receive a special packet of wildflower seeds to take home (while supplies last)! Visitors can also enjoy a special butterfly-themed scavenger hunt,…

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Monarchs at the Museum

September 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly migration, and even receive a special packet of wildflower seeds to take home (while supplies last)! Visitors can also enjoy a special butterfly-themed scavenger hunt,…

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Storytime at the Sam

September 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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October 2020

Storytime at the Sam

October 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

October 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Permian Monster Mash

October 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world of natural history while earning prizes and treats! Visitors can also enjoy a special Dino Egg iSpy, take home crafts, a photobooth and learn about…

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Storytime at the Sam

October 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Permian Monster Mash

October 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world of natural history while earning prizes and treats! Visitors can also enjoy a special Dino Egg iSpy, take home crafts, a photobooth and learn about…

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Permian Monster Mash

October 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world of natural history while earning prizes and treats! Visitors can also enjoy a special Dino Egg iSpy, take home crafts, a photobooth and learn about…

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Storytime at the Sam

October 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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November 2020

Storytime at the Sam

November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

November 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

November 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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December 2020

Storytime at the Sam

December 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

December 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

December 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

December 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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February 2021

Little Scientists – Animals

February 9, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. This particular program's theme is animals.  Deadline to Register: February 1 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Family Program – Dig Into Dinosaurs – CANCELED

February 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Due to the OU Norman campus closure, this program has been canceled. The program will be rescheduled. Registrants will be contacted early next week to transfer their reservation to the new date or receive a refund. Friday, February 19, 6 to 8 p.m. Have you ever wanted to be a paleontologist? Join us after hours at the museum for an adventure of prehistoric proportions! We will learn about paleontology, meet a paleontologist, complete a simulated excavation and explore our new…

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Little Scientists – Color

February 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. This week's particular program theme is color.  Deadline to Register: February 15 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

February 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Adult Program – Powerful Photography

February 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Explore how photography can be used to convey different meanings of a subject. Photographer Charles Ruston will give an introduction to foundational concepts of photography before providing prompts and guiding participants through museum grounds as they take photographs using their own cameras. Charles Rushton is a Norman photographer, specializing in portraiture and street photography. He teaches classes on digital photography and has had work purchased and displayed nationally and internationally at art galleries and museums including the New Mexico (art)…

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March 2021

Storytime at the Sam

March 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Dig Into Dinosaurs

March 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Have you ever wanted to be a paleontologist? Join us after hours at the museum for an adventure of prehistoric proportions! We will learn about paleontology, meet a paleontologist, complete a simulated excavation and explore our new temporary exhibit, Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice! Deadline to Register: March 3 Price: $10 (Member Adult or Youth) and $15 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Little Scientists – Dinosaurs

March 9, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. This particular program's theme is dinosaurs.  Deadline to Register: March 1 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

March 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

March 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Dig Into Dinosaurs

March 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Have you ever wanted to be a paleontologist? Join us after hours at the museum for an adventure of prehistoric proportions! We will learn about paleontology, meet a paleontologist, complete a simulated excavation and explore our new temporary exhibit, Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice! Deadline to Register: March 11 Price: $10 (Member Adult or Youth) and $15 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Adult Program – Pollinator Gardening

March 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join the Cleveland County Horticulture Educator to explore what plants are best to cultivate a pollinator garden! Learn about the importance of pollinators, what types of plants attract these critical organisms in our ecosystem and have the opportunity to ask all your gardening questions as we explore gardens on museum grounds. Then, you’ll plant seeds to grow at home to attract pollinators in your garden! Deadline to Register: March 12 Price: $25 (Member) $35 (Non-Member)

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Little Scientists – Bubbles

March 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. This particular program's theme is bubbles. Deadline to Register: March 15 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

March 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Places of Power: A Conversation on History, Artistic Expression and Sacred Places

March 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Contribute to a conversation that explores the intersection between art and archaeology in understanding the meaning of sacred places in the American Southwest. At 7 p.m. on March 24, the Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network will host a free, online panel discussion of the landscapes depicted in the hand-painted photographs of the late Oklahoma artist Corson Hirschfeld. The panel will focus on Indigenous connections to place and the crucial need to protect and preserve threatened places on public lands. Panelists include…

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Storytime at the Sam

March 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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April 2021

Dig Into Dinosaurs

April 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Have you ever wanted to be a paleontologist? Join us after hours at the museum for an adventure of prehistoric proportions! We will learn about paleontology, meet a paleontologist, complete a simulated excavation and explore our new temporary exhibit, Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice! Deadline to Register: March 25 Price: $10 (Member Adult or Youth) and $15 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

April 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Little Scientists – Insects

April 13, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. This particular program’s theme is insects. Deadline to Register: April 5 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

April 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Family Program – Build a Boomerang

April 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Learn the basics of how boomerangs fly before getting the chance to throw them. Working together, create a boomerang using household materials and experiment with changing the shape to change how it flies through the air! Deadline to Register: April 8 Price: $10 (Member Adult or Youth) and $15 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Storytime at the Sam

April 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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