Upcoming Events


Earth Science Week
Science Saturday: Earth's Connected Systems
Saturday, Oct 11, 1-3 pm
KU Natural History Museum

Science on Tap: The Politics of Causes
With political scientist Don Haider-Markel
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7:30 pm
Free State Brewing

Party in the Panorama
Saturday, October 18, 7-10 pm
KU Natural History Museum

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The Science of Beer and Biodiversity

Kansas City: Oct. 1
Hays: Oct. 16
Wichita: Nov. 19

Mix and mingle with your fellow Jayhawks as we visit area cities with the KU Alumni Association.

The KU Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum is teaming up with alumni for events about the science of beer — and biodiversity, each held at a local brewing company. Learn about the microbiology of beer, find out what surprising plants are part of the hop family tree and hear about what beer and biodiversity research have in common.

For more information and tickets, visit the Alumni Association to view the upcoming events in Kansas City, Hays, and Wichita.

Fall Art & Science Family Day
Sunday, Sept. 28
1-3 pm

Gain a fresh perspective at our Fall Art & Science Family Day, sponsored by KU's Spencer Museum of Art and Museum of Natural History. Families are invited to move between the two museums at their leisure to encounter things big & little, near & far. Explore the unique ways that artists and scientists observe and record nature.

Party in the Panorama

At this special event, the KU Natural History Museum welcomes you to eat, drink and take in some science fun while raising funds for the museum's exhibits and programs for children. Enjoy science demonstrations will pique your curiosity, a natural history-inspired auction, and much more.