At the Academy, there's always something new to see—and as a member, there's always something just for you to see! Mark your calendars for these upcoming in-person member events.

Looking for virtual programs? Explore all upcoming and recorded virtual Member Programs in Member Connect!

Upcoming in-person events

Members' Month

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Members' Month butterflies

March is Members' Month! Join us for an exciting array of members-only programs at the museum and online.

NASA Spacecraft Swarms for Low Earth Orbit and Beyond

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There are currently more than 11,000 satellites orbiting Earth, and this visualization does not show all of them.

How can the increasing number of satellites in low Earth orbit be managed? NASA is developing ways for them to cooperate with each other.

March 4 at 7:30 pm

NASA is testing ways for satellites to work together in the increasingly-crowded space in low Earth orbit.

Member Preview: Spring in the Garden

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Member Preview Spring in the Garden
March 8 at 10:00 am

Visit Spring in the Garden for a bouquet of programs, puppet shows, Riveropolis, animatronic insects, and more!

Weekly Member Hour favorites

Seasonal Storytime

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Display of toy globe and children's books
November 20 at 10:15 am
November 27 at 10:15 am
December 4 at 10:15 am
December 11 at 10:15 am
December 18 at 10:15 am
December 25 at 10:15 am
January 1 at 10:15 am
January 8 at 10:15 am
January 15 at 10:15 am
January 22 at 10:15 am
January 29 at 10:15 am
February 5 at 10:15 am
February 12 at 10:15 am
February 19 at 10:15 am
February 26 at 10:15 am
March 5 at 10:15 am
March 12 at 10:15 am
March 19 at 10:15 am
March 26 at 10:15 am
April 2 at 10:15 am
April 9 at 10:15 am
April 16 at 10:15 am
April 23 at 10:15 am
April 30 at 10:15 am
May 7 at 10:15 am
May 14 at 10:15 am
May 21 at 10:15 am
May 28 at 10:15 am
June 4 at 10:15 am
June 11 at 10:15 am
June 18 at 10:15 am
June 25 at 10:15 am
July 2 at 10:15 am
July 9 at 10:15 am
July 16 at 10:15 am
July 23 at 10:15 am
July 30 at 10:15 am
August 6 at 10:15 am
August 13 at 10:15 am
August 20 at 10:15 am
August 27 at 10:15 am
September 3 at 10:15 am
September 10 at 10:15 am
September 17 at 10:15 am
September 24 at 10:15 am
October 1 at 10:15 am
October 8 at 10:15 am
October 15 at 10:15 am
October 22 at 10:15 am
October 29 at 10:15 am
November 5 at 10:15 am
November 12 at 10:15 am
November 19 at 10:15 am
November 26 at 10:15 am
December 3 at 10:15 am
December 10 at 10:15 am
December 17 at 10:15 am
December 24 at 10:15 am
December 31 at 10:15 am
January 7 at 10:15 am
January 14 at 10:15 am
January 21 at 10:15 am
January 28 at 10:15 am
February 4 at 10:15 am
February 11 at 10:15 am
February 18 at 10:15 am
February 25 at 10:15 am
March 3 at 10:15 am
March 10 at 10:15 am

Learn about how seasonal changes reveal our global connections through this interactive storytime.

Penguin Feeding

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Three African Penguins
February 6 at 10:30 am
February 13 at 10:30 am
February 20 at 10:30 am
February 27 at 10:30 am
March 6 at 10:30 am
March 13 at 10:30 am
March 20 at 10:30 am
March 27 at 10:30 am
April 3 at 10:30 am
April 10 at 10:30 am
April 17 at 10:30 am
April 24 at 10:30 am
May 1 at 10:30 am
May 8 at 10:30 am
May 15 at 10:30 am
May 22 at 10:30 am
May 29 at 10:30 am
June 5 at 10:30 am
June 12 at 10:30 am
June 19 at 10:30 am
June 26 at 10:30 am
July 3 at 10:30 am
July 10 at 10:30 am
July 17 at 10:30 am
July 24 at 10:30 am
July 31 at 10:30 am
August 7 at 10:30 am
August 14 at 10:30 am
August 21 at 10:30 am
August 28 at 10:30 am
September 4 at 10:30 am
September 11 at 10:30 am
September 18 at 10:30 am
September 25 at 10:30 am
October 2 at 10:30 am
October 9 at 10:30 am
October 16 at 10:30 am
October 23 at 10:30 am
October 30 at 10:30 am
November 6 at 10:30 am
November 13 at 10:30 am
November 20 at 10:30 am
November 27 at 10:30 am
December 4 at 10:30 am
December 11 at 10:30 am
December 18 at 10:30 am
January 1 at 10:30 am
January 8 at 10:30 am
January 15 at 10:30 am
January 22 at 10:30 am
January 29 at 10:30 am
February 5 at 10:30 am
February 19 at 10:30 am
February 26 at 10:30 am
March 5 at 10:30 am
March 12 at 10:30 am
March 19 at 10:30 am
March 26 at 10:30 am
April 2 at 10:30 am
April 9 at 10:30 am
April 16 at 10:30 am
April 23 at 10:30 am
April 30 at 10:30 am
May 7 at 10:30 am
May 14 at 10:30 am
May 21 at 10:30 am
May 28 at 10:30 am
June 4 at 10:30 am
June 11 at 10:30 am
June 18 at 10:30 am
June 25 at 10:30 am
July 2 at 10:30 am
July 9 at 10:30 am
July 16 at 10:30 am
July 23 at 10:30 am
July 30 at 10:30 am
August 6 at 10:30 am
August 13 at 10:30 am
August 20 at 10:30 am
August 27 at 10:30 am
September 3 at 10:30 am
September 10 at 10:30 am
September 17 at 10:30 am
September 24 at 10:30 am
October 1 at 10:30 am
October 8 at 10:30 am
October 15 at 10:30 am
October 22 at 10:30 am
October 29 at 10:30 am
November 5 at 10:30 am
November 12 at 10:30 am
November 19 at 10:30 am
November 26 at 10:30 am
December 3 at 10:30 am
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December 17 at 10:30 am
December 24 at 10:30 am
December 31 at 10:30 am
January 7 at 10:30 am
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February 4 at 10:30 am
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February 25 at 10:30 am
March 3 at 10:30 am
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April 7 at 10:30 am
April 14 at 10:30 am
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April 28 at 10:30 am
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May 26 at 10:30 am
June 2 at 10:30 am
June 9 at 10:30 am
June 16 at 10:30 am
June 23 at 10:30 am
June 30 at 10:30 am
July 7 at 10:30 am
July 14 at 10:30 am
July 21 at 10:30 am
July 28 at 10:30 am
August 4 at 10:30 am
August 11 at 10:30 am
August 18 at 10:30 am
August 25 at 10:30 am
September 1 at 10:30 am
September 8 at 10:30 am
September 15 at 10:30 am
September 22 at 10:30 am
September 29 at 10:30 am
October 6 at 10:30 am
October 13 at 10:30 am
October 20 at 10:30 am
October 27 at 10:30 am
November 3 at 10:30 am
November 10 at 10:30 am
November 17 at 10:30 am
November 24 at 10:30 am
December 1 at 10:30 am
December 8 at 10:30 am
December 15 at 10:30 am
December 22 at 10:30 am
December 29 at 10:30 am
January 5 at 10:30 am
January 12 at 10:30 am
January 19 at 10:30 am
January 26 at 10:30 am
February 2 at 10:30 am
February 9 at 10:30 am
February 16 at 10:30 am
February 23 at 10:30 am
March 2 at 10:30 am
March 9 at 10:30 am
March 16 at 10:30 am
March 23 at 10:30 am
March 30 at 10:30 am
April 6 at 10:30 am
April 13 at 10:30 am
April 20 at 10:30 am
April 27 at 10:30 am
May 4 at 10:30 am
May 11 at 10:30 am
May 18 at 10:30 am
May 25 at 10:30 am
June 1 at 10:30 am
June 8 at 10:30 am
June 15 at 10:30 am
June 22 at 10:30 am
June 29 at 10:30 am
July 6 at 10:30 am
July 13 at 10:30 am
July 20 at 10:30 am
July 27 at 10:30 am
August 3 at 10:30 am
August 10 at 10:30 am
August 17 at 10:30 am
August 24 at 10:30 am
August 31 at 10:30 am
September 7 at 10:30 am
September 14 at 10:30 am
September 21 at 10:30 am
September 28 at 10:30 am
October 5 at 10:30 am
October 12 at 10:30 am
October 19 at 10:30 am
October 26 at 10:30 am
November 2 at 10:30 am
November 9 at 10:30 am
November 16 at 10:30 am
November 23 at 10:30 am
November 30 at 10:30 am
December 7 at 10:30 am
December 14 at 10:30 am
December 21 at 10:30 am
December 28 at 10:30 am

Learn about our African penguin colony from an Academy biologist during this member program. Sundays, 10:30 am.

Tour of the Universe

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The Milky Way Galaxy as seen from outside.
February 5 at 10:30 am
February 12 at 10:30 am
February 19 at 10:30 am
February 26 at 10:30 am
March 5 at 10:30 am
March 12 at 10:30 am
March 19 at 10:30 am
April 2 at 10:30 am
April 9 at 10:30 am
April 16 at 10:30 am
April 23 at 10:30 am
April 30 at 10:30 am
May 7 at 10:30 am
May 14 at 10:30 am
May 21 at 10:30 am
May 28 at 10:30 am
June 4 at 10:30 am
June 11 at 10:30 am
June 18 at 10:30 am
June 25 at 10:30 am
July 2 at 10:30 am
July 9 at 10:30 am
July 16 at 10:30 am
July 23 at 10:30 am
July 30 at 10:30 am
August 6 at 10:30 am
August 13 at 10:30 am
August 20 at 10:30 am
August 27 at 10:30 am
September 3 at 10:30 am
September 10 at 10:30 am
September 17 at 10:30 am
September 24 at 10:30 am
October 8 at 10:30 am
October 15 at 10:30 am
October 22 at 10:30 am
October 29 at 10:30 am
November 5 at 10:30 am
November 12 at 10:30 am
November 19 at 10:30 am
November 26 at 10:30 am
December 3 at 10:30 am
December 10 at 10:30 am
December 17 at 10:30 am
December 24 at 10:30 am
December 31 at 10:30 am
January 7 at 10:30 am
January 14 at 10:30 am
January 21 at 10:30 am
January 28 at 10:30 am
February 4 at 10:30 am
February 11 at 10:30 am
February 18 at 10:30 am
February 25 at 10:30 am
March 3 at 10:30 am
March 10 at 10:30 am
March 17 at 10:30 am
March 24 at 10:30 am
March 31 at 10:30 am
April 7 at 10:30 am
April 14 at 10:30 am
April 21 at 10:30 am
April 28 at 10:30 am
May 5 at 10:30 am
May 12 at 10:30 am
May 19 at 10:30 am
May 26 at 10:30 am

Explore the immense scale of the known Universe in this live presentation for members. Sundays, 10:30 am.

Missed it? We recorded it!

Members-only recording: Cosmic Alchemy

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Cosmic Alchemy: How Neutron Star Smash-Ups Forge Heavy Atoms
November 13 at 7:30 pm
November 14 at 7:30 pm

Watch this members-only recorded Dean Lecture to learn where the heaviest elements in our universe come from!

Speaking of Steinhart

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Speaking of Steinhart
October 1 at 10:30 am
October 2 at 10:30 am

Watch the recording of this special panel of Academy experts sharing insights
and anecdotes about Steinhart!

Happening at the museum now!

Spark: The Universe in Us

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November 24 at 10:30 am
November 25 at 10:30 am

Where did the building blocks of life come from? Journey across space & time to explore how elements are made.

Academy in Action

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2 guests look at the new exhibition kiosk, Academy in Action

Our colorful new mini-exhibition brings our three regeneration initiatives out of the field and into the museum.

BigPicture: Natural World Photography

“Backyard Friend” from “Cities Gone Wild” by Corey Arnold (Grand Prize winner)

“Backyard Friend” from “Cities Gone Wild” by Corey Arnold (Grand Prize winner)

Embark on a visual odyssey of 2023's best nature, wildlife, and conservation photography, on view in the Piazza.

Member Hours

Academy members enjoy exclusive access to the museum every Tuesday (8:30-9:30 am) and Sunday (10-11 am). Guests are welcome—please purchase additional tickets as necessary.

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