Solving a Mystery Piece by Piece: the KU Natural History Museum’s Tyrannosaurus Rex
With David Burnham
A Science on Tap Event
7:30 pm Tuesday, Sept. 22
Free State Brewing

From museums to movies, the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex holds a special place in our collective imagination. But for scientists who are excavating a new fossil —  fragment by fragment — in Montana, the famous dinosaur is also a puzzle. Join paleontologist David Burnham for a discussion about how we know what we know about this particular T. Rex, and what questions remain. 

Upcoming Events

Backyard Bash
With the Spencer Museum of Art
4-7 pm Saturday, Sept. 19

Solving a Mystery 
A Science on Tap Event
7:30 pm Tuesday, Sept. 22
Free State Brewing

NSCO Movie at the Museum
7 pm Thursday, Sept. 24

Science Saturday: Earth Science
1-3 pm Saturday, Oct. 17

Bee Colony Design
a demonstration with artist Matthew Burke and students
2:30-5:20 pm Thursday, Oct. 20

Exploring Antarctica + Art Cart
1:30-4:00 pm Saturday, Nov. 7










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Kick back with your friends and neighbors in the biggest backyard on campus—historic Marvin Grove behind the Spencer Museum of Art!

Celebrate our surroundings with an afternoon of fun for all ages:
• Bring a blanket or chair and stretch out in the Grove. 
• Groove to music by A la Poupée & the Chine-Collés and CS Luxem.
• Join Beep Goes the Weasel for an interactive sound experiment.
• Take an Art & Science Trek through the Grove.
• Play yard games and marvel at giant bubbles.
• Explore the art of collage and relief printing.
• Learn about the Museum’s renovations.
• Earn a prize while supplies last.
• Enjoy free snacks or pack your own picnic.

Park for free behind the Museum! In the event of inclement weather, the Backyard Bash may be rescheduled.

Special thanks to our co-sponsors: KU Natural History Museum and KU Print Club!