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12 Gifts for Science Lovers from Science Museum Oklahoma

December 2, 2016

Science Museum Oklahoma has gifts for everyone on your list — stop by The Science Shop for help finding the perfect present for a science lover of any age or you can snag a gift card that gives the gift of an experience like a Science Overnight, an annual membership, a camp program, or a birthday party.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Hosts Star Wars Science Overnight, Dec. 9

November 28, 2016

Lovers of lightsabers, Wookiees, Ewoks and the rest of the Star Wars universe will come together on Friday, Dec. 9, at Science Museum Oklahoma for the museum’s Star Wars Science Overnight — just in time for the release of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Developed by SMO’s science educators, the program explores the science of Star Wars and how our galaxy compares to one that’s far, far away.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Camps Offer Frosty Fun Throughout December

November 22, 2016

Children across the Oklahoma City metro can get hands-on with icy cold and culinary sciences, tinker with technology, explore the science of outer space and more during Science Museum Oklahoma’s “Weird Winter Wonders” and “Saturday Science” Winter Break Camps set for December.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Names New President, CEO

November 2, 2016

Science Museum Oklahoma’s board of trustees has named museum Vice President of Programs and Outreach Sherry Marshall as its incoming president and CEO. Marshall, a native Oklahoman with more than 20 years of experience in museums and science education, will assume the role effective Dec. 1.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Hosts Harry Potter Science Overnight, Nov. 11

October 31, 2016

Science Museum Oklahoma will host a Science Overnight inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter on Friday, Nov. 11. Developed by SMO’s science educators, the program will explore the science of Harry Potter just in time for the opening of the Potter-inspired film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

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Science Museum Oklahoma Hosts Military Family Day, Nov. 6

October 28, 2016

Science Museum Oklahoma will offer discounted admission for retired and active duty military on Sunday, Nov. 6, as part of the museum’s Military Family Day. Those who present a valid military ID will receive a free child admission with the purchase of an adult admission at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

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Science Museum Oklahoma's smART Space Explores the Sooner State with 'Off the Beaten Path'

October 19, 2016

Beginning Nov. 5, visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries will be able to tour many of the state’s unusual, intriguing and lesser-known areas through “Off the Beaten Path,” a photo-documented joint art exhibit by Scott and Katie Henderson.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Hosts Fall Fun, Costume Contest in October

October 17, 2016

Science Museum Oklahoma will host a number of fall-themed events throughout October, including a costume contest, Dremel pumpkin carving and the chance to check out some of the creepy-crawly insects that call SMO home. All events are free with general admission.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Seeks Used Shoes for 'Sole Expression' Art Installation

October 13, 2016

Oklahoma City metro residents are invited to leave their footprint on “Sole Expression: The Art of the Shoe,” an upcoming installation in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space, with the donation of a used pair of shoes.

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Red Dirt Dinos Return to Science Museum Oklahoma, Oct. 3

September 27, 2016

Following a journey around the state and across the world, the dinosaurs that once roamed over Oklahoma’s red dirt landscape are returning to Science Museum Oklahoma.

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