Science Museum Oklahoma is jumping into the holiday spirit this Christmas season with activities throughout the month of December including transforming the museum into Santa’s science lab on Dec. 21, tours of the museum’s 1929 Pullman parlor car and a Noon Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31 — all included with admission or museum membership.
Science Museum Oklahoma has gifts for science lovers of all ages — stop by The Science Shop for help finding the perfect present for everyone on your list, or you can save $20 on a Silver 6 Membership between Nov. 29 and Dec. 31, 2019, and give the gift of SMO all year long! Want to save big on your holiday shopping? On Dec. 1, get 20% off your entire purchase in The Science Shop during Museum Story Sunday, and from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 5, SMO members can save 25% off their entire purchase during our Members-Only Shopping Night!
For more than 50 years, artist and inventor Tom Shannon has been exploring the intersections of art, science and technology in unexpected, mind-bending ways. Science Museum Oklahoma guests will have the chance to experience his science-inspired art in a new exhibition opening Nov. 24 in the museum's smART Space galleries: “Tom Shannon: Universe in the Mind | Mind in the Universe.”
Oklahoma families and Science Museum Oklahoma members are invited to take a break from the holiday bustle with a night of wizarding fun on Nov. 15 and journey to a galaxy far, far away on Dec. 6 during two upcoming Late Nite Labs from 6-10 p.m. at SMO.
Scouts BSA with an interest in celestial science 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 from 7-10 p.m. on Nov. 8 and a Science Overnight for Cub Scouts beginning at 6 p.m. on Nov. 22.
Science Museum Oklahoma has been recognized with a 2019 Reader’s Choice Award as a top venue for special events in Oklahoma City by the publishers, editors and readers of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for event planning.
Thousands of bright paper kites, hundreds of embroidery stitches, ink-on-board drawings, photography, mixed media and historical images that illuminate how space exploration and visual art have influenced each other are now on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space as part of “Cosmic Culture: Intersections of Art and Outer Space.”