Thursday, November 25, 2021
Program times are subject to change. See gallery signs on the day of your visit for most up to date information.
Breakfast with Santa
Join us for a Jolly Days tradition you will not want to miss!

Ticket Required Yes
Location
Times 8:00 am-10:00 am

The Future is Here - How SciFi Becomes Reality
Enjoy a multimedia experience all about the influence of science fiction on our world

Ticket Required No
Location Schaefer Space Object Theater, Beyond Spaceship Earth
Times 10:30 am-10:45 am·11:00 am-11:15 am·11:30 am-11:45 am·1:30 pm-1:45 pm·2:00 pm-2:15 pm·4:00 pm-4:15 pm·4:30 pm-4:45 pm

Celebrate the Holidays with Santa's Jolly Days Team
Meet members of Santa's holiday crew and share your family's holiday memories

Ticket Required No
Location Jolly Days
Times 10:30 am-11:00 am·12:30 pm-1:00 pm·2:30 pm-3:00 pm

STEMLab Dynamic Demo: Mega Magnets
Explore how magnetic forces work in the staff-led demonstration.

Ticket Required No
Location ScienceWorks
Times 10:45 am-11:15 am·11:45 am-12:15 pm·1:45 pm-2:15 pm·3:00 pm-3:30 pm·3:45 pm-4:15 pm

Astronaut in Training
Discover what makes life on the International Space Station so unique!

Ticket Required No
Location Beyond Spaceship Earth
Times 11:00 am-11:15 am·1:30 pm-1:45 pm·3:00 pm-3:15 pm

Life in the Pond
See the live animals in our pond and learn how to keep them healthy

Ticket Required No
Location ScienceWorks
Times 11:00 am-11:30 am·2:00 pm-2:30 pm

Experiencing Art Together
Create a work of art based on inspiration within Playscape

Ticket Required No
Location Playscape
Times 11:00 am-11:15 am·2:00 pm-2:15 pm

Barbie You Can Be Anything Showcase!
Get motivated and be inspired to imagine your future!

Ticket Required No
Location Barbie: The Experience
Times 11:00 am-11:30 am·3:00 pm-3:30 pm

A Taste of Greece
Discover how food is a common thread throughout Greek life

Ticket Required No
Location Take Me There: Greece
Times 11:00 am-11:15 am·3:00 pm-3:15 pm

On the Farm Art Workshop
Join us to explore Nancy's connection to the animal world.

Ticket Required No
Location The Paintings of N.A. Noel
Times 11:00 am-11:30 am·1:00 pm-1:30 pm·3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Terra Cotta Warriors Up Close
Discover the secrets of the Terra Cotta Warriors of China

Ticket Required No
Location Treasures of the Earth
Times 11:00 am-11:15 am·2:30 pm-2:45 pm

Chronicles of Courage: The Jackie Robinson Story
Discover how Jackie Robinson relied on personal values to break the color barrier in baseball through this fun newspaper activity.

Ticket Required No
Location Boundary Breakers
Times 11:00 am-11:15 am·1:00 pm-1:15 pm

Up Close: Women Changing the World
Learn about some extremely inspirational female role models!

Ticket Required No
Location Barbie: The Experience
Times 11:30 am-11:45 am·1:30 pm-1:45 pm

Winter Story Time
Share memories of you favorite holiday stories and hear a new story that celebrates the season.

Ticket Required No
Location Jolly Days
Times 11:30 am-11:45 am

All Aboard with the Reuben Wells
Explore the history of the Reuben Wells Steam Engine

Ticket Required No
Location All Aboard
Times 11:30 am-11:45 am·2:00 pm-2:15 pm

Tag it! Exploring Art Together
Become the art critic as you take a closer look at art.

Ticket Required No
Location National Art Museum of Sport
Times 12:00 pm-12:15 pm

Making WAVES - Social Justice in Action
Learn how you can make a stand for social justice!

Ticket Required No
Location Power of Children
Times 12:00 pm-12:25 pm

Science Fiction Meets Science Fact: Family Trivia
Take part in a fun game of trivia all about science fiction

Ticket Required No
Location Beyond Spaceship Earth, Schaefer Space Object Theater
Times 12:00 pm-12:15 pm·2:30 pm-2:45 pm

Making Music Together
Join us to make some music while engaging your mind and body.

Ticket Required No
Location Playscape
Times 12:00 pm-12:15 pm

Greek Dance
Explore different styles of Greek dancing

Ticket Required No
Location Take Me There: Greece
Times 12:00 pm-12:15 pm

The Mistletoes Family and Friends Reunion!
Celebrate the season with the Museum's favorite performing duo the Mistletoes!

Ticket Required No
Location
Times 12:00 pm-12:15 pm·2:00 pm-2:15 pm·4:00 pm-4:15 pm

Bug Me!
Discover how insects benefit plants and animals.

Ticket Required No
Location ScienceWorks
Times 12:30 pm-12:45 pm·3:30 pm-3:45 pm

Be an Underwater Archaeologist
Solve the mystery of Captain Kidd's shipwreck by examining the clues left behind

Ticket Required No
Location Treasures of the Earth
Times 12:30 pm-12:45 pm

The Christmas Quest
Here we have Jolly old St. Nick... but he wasn’t always old. This show will focus on key questions including how did St. Nick become Santa in the first place? Through an epic quest to the North Pole, the audience will follow along with his trials and tests in order to gain the magic powers needed to bring joy to all the children of the world.

Ticket Required No
Location Lilly Theater
Times 1:00 pm-1:45 pm·3:00 pm-3:45 pm

My Week With Malala: Live Theater Show
Learn how Malala served as an example of overcoming discrimination and intolerance, which made a positive difference in the world today.

Ticket Required No
Location Power of Children
Times 1:00 pm-1:25 pm·3:00 pm-3:25 pm

Dare to Dream—Future You
Learn how to follow your dreams and dream BIG!

Ticket Required No
Location Barbie: The Experience
Times 1:00 pm-1:00 pm

Starfleet: Into the Future
Meet a member of Starfleet and imagine how technology of the past will inspire the future!

Ticket Required No
Location Schaefer Space Object Theater
Times 1:00 pm-1:15 pm·3:30 pm-3:45 pm

A Taste of the Holidays
Share holiday cooking and baking memories, and take home a new recipe to start a new tradition!

Ticket Required No
Location Jolly Days
Times 1:30 pm-1:45 pm·3:30 pm-3:45 pm

In Their Shoes: A Day in the Life of Malala
Take an up-close look at a typical day for Malala when she lived in the Swat Valley and her fight to receive an education

Ticket Required No
Location Power of Children
Times 2:00 pm-2:25 pm

Make Your Myth: Art Workshop
Create your own work of art based on a favorite family story!

Ticket Required No
Location Take Me There: Greece
Times 2:00 pm-2:30 pm

Artist in You
Follow the steps of featured sport artist LeRoy Neiman to create your own sports art.

Ticket Required No
Location National Art Museum of Sport
Times 2:00 pm-2:15 pm