The art, brilliance and power of people with dyslexia will be on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries in November as SMO debuts “Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage” with a gallery opening from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City. The gallery opening includes appetizers, a cash bar and is free and open to the public.
One thousand paper monarch butterflies adorned with kids’ drawings and messages are migrating to Science Museum Oklahoma to spend the winter roosting in the museum’s GadgetTrees exhibit. Collectively, these butterflies make up a traveling art exhibit called “Follow the Monarchs” coordinated by The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma (TNC) and local artist Christie Hackler.
Boy Scouts with an interest in astronomy 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 at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 and a Science Overnight for Cub Scouts at 6 p.m. Nov. 16.
Oklahoma families will have the chance to solve a mystery in the museum from 6-10 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Science Museum Oklahoma’s Haunted Whodunnit Late Nite Lab. Designed for families with children of all ages, SMO’s Late Nite Lab program offers a variety of unique activities connected to each lab’s theme as well as access to the museum’s permanent exhibits and live shows.
Two entire cars were taken apart, a 21-foot-tall robot dominated the landscape and more than 65 tinkering activities covered the floors and grounds of Science Museum Oklahoma as 11,163 guests attended the museum’s Tinkerfest presented by Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR on Sept. 29, shattering the museum’s single-day attendance record set during Tinkerfest in 2017.