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Sam Noble Museum

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2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
(405) 325-4712 http://samnoblemuseum.ou.edu

February 2019

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

Experience the Sam Noble Museum like never before during a night of trivia, games and hands-on natural history! Have a beer under the mammoth in our Pleistocene Plaza while playing trivia and competing for prizes (and bragging rights). Explore our exhibits after hours with a selfie scavenger hunt, race your friends in a make-and-take challenge, perfect your photo booth selfie game and more! Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar all night long! This program is for adults 21+.…

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Explore It!

February 23, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

February 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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March 2019

Explore It!

March 2, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

March 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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Free First Monday for Kids

March 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Free First Mondays for Kids

Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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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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Explore It!

March 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

March 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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Explore It!

March 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

March 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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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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The Sky’s the Limit Discovery Trek (Information Desk)

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

Hawks are hiding around the museum today. Grab your list of clues at the information desk and fly around the galleries to find them all, then head to the Discovery Room for a prize!

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Craft: Cricket Sticks (Great Hall)

March 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Did you know that crickets "chirp" by rubbing their wings together? Join us to learn some cricket facts and make beaded sticks that sound like chirping crickets!

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Meet a Scientist: Recent Invertebrates (Great Hall)

March 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Check out some cool insects, spiders and other animals without backbones, then meet a scientist that studies them!

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Sounds of Science (Robert S. Kerr Auditorium)

March 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join the Oklahoma Museum Network for a high-energy, fast-paced demonstration and help us celebrate the incredible role sound and music play in our world. This program will be filled with exciting experiments, spectacular sounds and musical marvels.

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THAT PIE TRUCK Food Truck (Outside)

March 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Head outside and join us for some tasty treats! THAT PIE TRUCK will be serving up both sweet and savory pies.

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Art Station (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Unleash your inner artist at our art station! You can choose one of two designs to decorate, then take your masterpiece home with you.

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Sounds of Science (Robert S. Kerr Auditorium)

March 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join the Oklahoma Museum Network for a high-energy, fast-paced demonstration and help us celebrate the incredible role sound and music play in our world. This program will be filled with exciting experiments, spectacular sounds and music marvels.

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Craft: Make a Mini Dinosaur (Great Hall)

March 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Dinosaurs lived long ago but you can now have one of your own! Join us as we make a fun, foldable dinosaur that you can take home.

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Kiting is Exciting (Education Classroom)

March 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

*Space is limited to 30 people on a first come, first served basis. Join the Confucius Institute to learn about kite-making and create your own flying kite to take home!

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Paint Your Own Face (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get creative! Paint your face like a T. rex, triceratops or saber-toothed cat.

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Fun with Fossils (Great Hall)

March 18, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by to see some cool dinosaur fossils, meet a paleontologist and learn about the museum's science-outreach program, Explorology®.

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Oklahoma Adventure Discovery Trek (Information Desk)

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Bison will be hiding in each gallery today. Grab your list of clues at the information desk and find them all, then head to the Discovery Room for a prize!

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Craft: Planet Suncatchers (Great Hall)

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Decorate a suncatcher with patterns and colors to look like on of the solar system's planets or invent your own!

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Meet a Scientist: Native American Languages (Great Hall)

March 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us to learn all about the museum's Native American Languages collection, which has material from over 72 different languages!

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Professor B. Looney (Great Hall)

March 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

If you can think of it, he can create it! Balloon artist Professor B. Looney will perform a one-hour interactive balloon show at 11 a.m. He will make balloon creatures for visitors from noon to 1 p.m.

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Cook’n It Up Food Truck (Outside)

March 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Head outside and join us for some tasty treats! Cook'n It Up will be serving up waffles, subs, tacos and everything in between!

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Art Station (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Unleash your inner artist at our art station! You can choose one of two designs to decorate,then take your masterpiece home with you.

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Oklahoma Nature Conservancy (Great Hall)

March 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Catch our monarch madness as the Oklahoma Nature Conservancy runs a booth filled with butterfly activities and info!

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Craft: Spider Hats (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Did you know there are over 40,000 different species of spiders in the world? Join us to learn some cool spider facts and make a fun spider hat to take home!

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Gymboree (Great Hall)

March 19, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Wiggle, dance and sing with Gymboree! Don't miss out as Gymboree Play & Music offers physical, musical and sensory activities.

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Aim for the Sky! (Education Classroom)

March 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

*This program is come and go.  Experiment with different airplane designs or get creative and make one of your own before testing it out in our education hallway.  

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Paint Your Own Face (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get creative! Paint your face like a turtle, snake or frog.

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Ancient Creatures of the Deep (Great Hall)

March 19, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us to discover some ancient ocean animals, dig for fossils and learn all about the museum's science-outreach program, ExplorOlogy®.

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Wild About Water Discovery Trek (Information Desk)

March 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Fish will be hiding around the galleries today. Grab your list of clues at the information desk and reel them all in, then head to the Discovery Room for a prize!

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Stone Toolmaking Demonstration (Museum Lobby)

March 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Watch Neil Garrison create beautiful stone tools and arrowheads using traditional flint knapping techniques!

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Craft: Pteranodon Puppets (Great Hall)

March 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Pteranodons look like dinosaurs, but they are actually flying reptiles! Come make your own Pteranodon puppet and learn about these lizards of the sky.

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Meet a Scientist: Ichthyology (Great Hall)

March 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by the Great Hall to meet a museum scientist that studies fish and see some of them up close!

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Mike Hosty (Great Hall)

March 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Local guitar guru Mike Hosty will have you singing and dancing along to his one-of-a-kind songs. Hosty entertains as a one-man-band, playing drums with his feet while strumming the guitar and singing at the same time!

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Art Station (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Unleash your inner artist at our art station! You can choose one of two designs to decorate, then take your masterpiece home with you.

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Yum Yum Bites Food Truck (Outside)

March 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Head outside and join us for some tasty treats! Yum Yum Bites is serving up Asian cuisine with Vietnamese flare and flavor, along with Boba teas.

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Mike Hosty (Great Hall)

March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Local guitar guru Mike Hosty will have you singing and dancing along to his one-of-a-kind songs. Hosty entertains as a one-man-band, playing drums with his feet while strumming the guitar and singing at the same time!

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Craft: Cave Art (Great Hall)

March 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

There are caves all around the world that contain art from prehistoric times. Come make your own cave art from paper, crayons and markers!

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Dinosaur Discovery (Education Classroom)

March 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

*Space is limited to 30 people on a first come, first served basis. Join Jennifer Larsen, vertebrate paleontology collection manager, in our classroom as we dig for Oklahoma fossils and learn how to identify them in an excavation simulation.

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Paint Your Own Face (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get creative! Paint your face with scales, stripes or spots.

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Fantastic Fish (Great Hall)

March 20, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by to see some cool fish specimens, meet a scientist who studies them and learn all about the museum's science-outreach program, ExplorOlogy®.

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Buggin’ Out Discovery Trek (Information Desk)

March 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Butterflies will be fluttering around the museum today. Grab your list of clues at the information desk to find them all, then head to the Discovery Room for a prize!

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Craft: Fossil Rubbings (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by to learn about fossils and how scientist find them. You'll get to make a fossil rubbing to take home!

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Meet a Scientist: Paleobotany (Great Hall)

March 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by to meet a museum scientist that studies ancient plants and take a closer look at some real fossils!

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Oklahoma Forestry Services (Outside)

March 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us at the forestry booth outside by the café! Meet an Oklahoma Forester, learn how to identify trees and meet Smokey the Bear! Visitors can also receive a seedling to take home (quantities are limited).

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Art Station (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Unleash your inner artist at our art station! You can choose one of two designs to decorate, then take your masterpiece home with you.

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Oklahoma Fancy Dancers (Great Hall)

March 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Oklahoma Fancy Dancers are a group of powwow champions that come together to form a highly-acclaimed, professional Native American dance troupe. The dance shows are educational, informational, entertaining and showcase a variety of traditional American Indian tribal dances.

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Tasty Snow Food Truck (Outside)

March 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Tasty Snow will be outside the museum passing out FREE snow cones to all guests!

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Native American Storytelling (Hall of the People of Oklahoma)

March 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Head upstairs to the Hall of the People of Oklahoma for traditional Kiowa and Caddo storytelling with Kricket Rhoads-Connywerdy.

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Craft: Insect Masks (Great Hall)

March 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Insects like moths and butterflies have a special, straw-like tongue called a proboscis that allows them to suck nectar from flowers. Come make an insect mask with a curly proboscis!

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Oklahoma Fancy Dancers (Great Hall)

March 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Oklahoma Fancy Dancers are a group of powwow champions that come together to form a highly-acclaimed, professional Native American dance troupe. The dance shows are educational, informational, entertaining and showcase a variety of traditional American Indian tribal dances.

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Paint Your Own Face (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get creative! Paint your face like a fox, a deer or a rabbit.

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Animal Adventures (Great Hall)

March 21, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by the Great Hall for an animal adventure! Discover some animals from Oklahoma and learn all about the museum's science-outreach program, ExplorOlogy®.

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Slime and Scales Discovery Trek (Information Desk)

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

Frogs will be hiding in each gallery today! Grab your list of clues at the information desk and find them all, then hop on over to the Discovery Room for a prize!

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Craft: Animal Masks (Great Hall)

March 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Animals have special features, or adaptations, that help them survive. Choose your animal's features and make a cool mask to take home!

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Exploration Station: Bug Room (Great Hall)

March 22, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come see flesh-eating beetles from the museum's bug room! Meet our dermestid technician and some of our smallest museum workers to learn about their important jobs!

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Insect Adventure (Education Classroom)

March 22, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

*This program is come and go. Have you dreamed of holding a foot-long millipede or petting a tarantula? Have you ever seen a possum beetle roll over and play dead? Join the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension and get adventurous with  Oklahoma's only live bug petting zoo!

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Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (Great Hall)

March 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art presents an exploration into the amazing world of bugs! Create colorful nature drawings while looking at real insects and plant illustrations from the museum's collection.

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Phill Me Up Cheesesteaks Food Truck (Outside)

March 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Head outside and join us for some tasty treats! Phill Me Up Cheesesteaks will be serving up cheesesteak sandwiches, Frito pies and more.

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Art Station (Pleistocene Plaza)

March 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Unleash your inner artist at our art station! You can choose one of two designs to decorate, then take your masterpiece home with you.

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Spaghetti Eddie (Great Hall)

March 22, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Sing along to the fun, educational and silly songs of Spaghetti Eddie! Support a local musician and rock out to entertaining music for all ages!

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Craft: Popsicle Stick Snakes

March 22, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Oklahoma is home to many kinds of snakes that are all important to the environment. Join us to make popsicle stick snakes and learn some facts about these cool creatures.

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Paint Your Own Face

March 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get creative! Paint your face like a butterfly, spider or dragonfly.

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Storytelling with Valerie Kimble (Great Hall)

March 22, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for special stories and songs performed by professional storyteller, Valerie Kimble, who has told tales all over the world.

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Digging in the Past (Great Hall)

March 22, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Stop by to see some awesome artifacts! Dig for arrow points, pottery and bone tools and learn all about the museum's science-outreach program, ExplorOlogy®.

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Explore It!

March 23, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

March 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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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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Explore It!

March 30, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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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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Discovery Time

March 31, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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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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Explore It!

April 6, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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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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Discovery Time

April 7, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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Free First Monday for Kids

April 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Free First Mondays for Kids

Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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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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Explore It!

April 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

April 14, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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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 19, 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 20, 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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Explore It!

April 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

April 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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Explore It!

April 27, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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Discovery Time

April 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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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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Explore It!

May 4, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! 

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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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Discovery Time

May 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.

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Free First Monday for Kids

May 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Free First Mondays for Kids

Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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