Sanford Museum events for winter 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

January 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30: Public Planetarium Show - To Eat the Sun: Eclipses: People have been fascinated with eclipses for thousands of years. Learn about the Mayan eclipse beliefs and then fly out into space to better understand how solar and lunar eclipses happen. 4 p.m.

January 17: NWIAS Meeting: Boundary Waters Archaeological Sites with Mark Muniz, Anthropology Professor at St. Cloud State University - 6 p.m. 

January 19: SMA Program: Wilderman’s with Chad Elliott: Wilderman’s Treetop Tales is a collection of whimsical lyrics and paintings created by International award-winning songwriter, Chad Elliott. 10 a.m.

January 20: Public Planetarium Show - To Eat the Sun: Eclipses: People have been fascinated with eclipses for thousands of years. Learn about the Mayan eclipse beliefs and then fly out into space to better understand how solar and lunar eclipses happen. 4 p.m.

January 29: Coffee with the Curators: This month you are invited to bring your own artifact from home  10 p.m.

February West Gallery Exhibit: Wilderman’s Treetop Tales; Artwork by Chad Elliott

February 3, 6: Public Planetarium Show - The Heart of the Matter: A Human Body Program: Take a look at the major systems of the human body one at a time. We will fly into organs, learn about the muscles and bones that keep us moving, and experience the path of blood through our veins and arteries. 4 p.m.

February 6: NWIAS Meeting: Ron Schirmer, Anthropology Professor at Minnesota State University 6 p.m.

February 10: James Madison: Father, Framer, and Interpreter of the Constitution with Scott Culpepper: James Madison served the fledgling United States of America in various official capacities from congressman to fourth president of the United States. We will see how the man popularly known as the “Father of the Constitution” struggled to implement its ideals in the midst of the difficult realties of public life. 2 p.m.

February 10: Public Planetarium Show - The Heart of the Matter: A Human Body Program: Take a look at the major systems of the human body one at a time. We will fly into organs, learn about the muscles and bones that keep us moving, and experience the path of blood through our veins and arteries. 4:00 p.m.

February 13: Public Planetarium Show - The Heart of the Matter: A Human Body Program: Take a look at the major systems of the human body one at a time. We will fly into organs, learn about the muscles and bones that keep us moving, and experience the path of blood through our veins and arteries. 4:00 p.m.