INNOVATION STUDIOS

Drop by on these special days to explore

  • February 1
    Skippy Peanut Butter was created on this day in 1933. Peanut butter tasting at 2 pm - Innovation Gallery

  • February 2
    Groundhog Day Collections Spotlight on rodent specimens at 11 am and 1 pm - Innovation Gallery

  • February 9
    Milton Hershey developed the Hershey Chocolate process in 1899. Chocolate tasting at 2 pm - Innovation Gallery

  • February 10-14
    Design a Valentine card all day - Doodler Studio

  • February 12
    Smithsonian Science Now Webcast:"Bird Detective"
    Participate in a live webcast with Carla Dove, Smithsonian Museum Forensic Ornithologist
    1 pm - Imaginer Studio

  • February 14
    Collections Spotlight "Heart to Heart" heart science specimens and models at 11 am - Innovation Gallery

  • February 14-16
    Look for these and other special activities celebrating the new Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibit - Collections Spotlight "Lions, Tigers, and Bears" at 11 am - Innovation Gallery
    "Make a Tin Man" from aluminum foil all day - Doodler Studio
    "Paint a Rainbow" with watercolors 10 am-noon - Doodler Studio

  • February 15
    National Gum Drop Day Design gumdrop contructions all day - Doodler Studio

  • February 18
    National Battery Day Experiment with fruit batteries at 2 pm - Innovation Gallery

  • February 27
    Smithsonian Science Now Webcast: "Bone Whispering"
    Participate in a live webcast with Kari Bruwelheide, Smithsonian Museum Forensic Anthropologist
    1 pm - Imaginer Studio

 


 

 

Fun Fact
The rolling loop projector--the heart of the IMAX film system--was invented in the 1960's by Ron Jones, a machinist and camera builder from Brisbane, Australia.

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