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FIESTA: Festival of Imagination, Exploration, Science, Technology and the Arts

Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 12:00am to Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Event Location: 
University District Museums

University District Museums proudly present ten days of fantastic events and learning opportunities! Visit University District Museums from October 4th through the 13th as we explore science, technology and the arts!

Date Themes Venues & Events Times
Fri. Oct. 4th CULTURE
Fleischmann Planetarium Art, Culture and Star Shows* 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Nevada Historical Society Expert-Led Artifact Tour 3:30 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium Archaeology Activities for Families & Visitors** 4:30 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium Folklorico Dance Performance** 6:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium Mayan Culture & Astronomy Show 7:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “Tales of the Maya Skies” Show* 8:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium Free Telescope Viewing** 9:00 pm
 
Sat. Oct. 5th ASTRONOMY
Fleischmann Planetarium Star Talks & Planetarium Shows 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium Exhibits & Science Demos** 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
 
Sun. Oct. 6th ART & BIOLOGY
Lilley Museum of Art Tours & Violin Music** 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lilley Museum of Art “Bella Gaia: Astronaut’s Views of Earth” 10, 11, 12, 1, 2 & 3 pm
Museum of Natural History Activities & Scientist-Led Tours** 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “Life: A Cosmic Story” w/ Jodie Foster 10, 11, 12, 1, 2 & 3 pm
 
Mon. Oct. 7th GEOLOGY
Keck Mineral Museum Scavenger Hunt** 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “Impact Earth”* 7:00 pm
 
Tues. Oct. 8th MEDICINE
Fleischmann Planetarium Medical VR Demos 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “The Body Code”* 7:00 pm
 
Wed. Oct. 9th EARTH
Fleischmann Planetarium Tree Scavenger Hunts** 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wilbur D. May Museum “Art of the Aloha Shirt” 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “Dynamic Earth”* 7:00 pm
 
Thurs. Oct. 10 NATURE
Nevada Historical Society “Backyard Birds” Talk 12:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “Ningaloo: Australia’s Other Great Barrier Reef” 7:00 pm
 
Fri. Oct. 11 SCI-FI TECH
Fleischmann Planetarium Planetarium Shows and Sci-Fi Movies* 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Game Clubs, VR Experiences, Sci-Fi Movie Characters 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium “Attack of the Space Pirates” 7:00 pm
 
Sat. Oct. 12 EXPLORATION
Nevada Space Center “Living on the Moon” Family Science Program 9:30 am
at the National Automobile Museum (pre-register at www.nevadaspacecenter.org)
 
Sun. Oct. 13 CREATIVITY
Fleischmann Planetarium Mariachi Band Music & Piñata** 9:30 am
Fleischmann Planetarium Art, Culture and Star Shows* 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fleischmann Planetarium Science & Sci-Fi Short Films Showcase* 4:00 pm
*programs in Spanish & English; **free event
 
For info visit: www.nevadaspacecenter.org