Join us in our museum on May 11 for a very special Stories of Science event. Mothers of Science is a family-friendly program that highlights the many women who have contributed to and transformed their scientific fields!


Experience interactive activities designed for science lovers of all ages!

  • take an up-close look at interesting items in our handling collections
  • make a Mother’s Day card using images from our collections
  • try your hand at computer coding with friendship bracelets

11:30 am and 2pm
Take a Women in Chemistry themed “drop-in” tour with our experienced Gallery Guides.

Remake Learning Days

This special Stories of Science is part of Remake Learning Days, a celebration of innovative experiences and opportunities for youth to develop their sense of creativity, perseverance and curiosity. Presented by Remake Learning, Remake Learning Days is a festival of events hosted by a variety of organizations.

Stories of Science takes place weekly on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm. Admission is free and reservations are not required.

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