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May 2015

Toytopia

May 16 @ 10:00 am - September 7 @ 6:00 pm

Stage Nine Exhibit Design presents its highly acclaimed TOYTOPIA exhibition.  TOYTOPIA is an immersive and interactive exhibition focusing on the various histories and legacies of toy makers throughout the past century of toy making. Visitors learn about the origins of toys, who made them, and why they are fun and dear to us.  Explore a larger than life Doll House, get retro in the Arcade featuring video games from the 80’s and 90’s, stroll down memory lane with classic toys…

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Military Discount from Blue Star Museums

May 25 - September 7

Blue Star Museums offers FREE admission to active duty military, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve members, with up to five family members. Does not include IMAX movies Offer valid through Labor Day, September 1, 2014

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June 2015

UAB’s Innovation Boot Camp @ McWane

June 6 - June 7
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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  LEARN THE PROCESS OF INNOVATION The Innovation Boot Camp will help you and your team: – Empathize with users to come up with rich, meaningful insights – Improve your observation and interview skills to better understand user motivations – Define and reframe problems based on the emotional needs of users – Develop a just-try-it mentality through rapid prototyping and iteration – Learn how to embrace diversity of opinion using a common process for design – Empower others in your…

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Member Monday

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As a thank-you to all of our members, McWane Science Center offers Member Mondays. Every Monday, McWane Science Center members receive extra perks while visiting! A Special Gift for kids when checking in at the Ticketing Counter 30% Discount on all Really Cool Stuff purchases $1 Small Popcorns at the IMAX Concession Stand Member Mondays also include an exclusive, FREE members-only evening event every month! On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center will open its doors…

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Science Cafe

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Birmingham Science Cafe brings the general public face-to-face with scientists in a laid-back atmosphere. Come to John’s City Diner the third Tuesday of every month for  Science Cafe. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with science trivia, followed by the guest speaker at 6:30.   SCIENCE TOPIC: Alabama’s Amazing Biodiversity: What We Have, Why We Have It, And Why It Matters SPEAKER:     Scot Duncan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology, Author Birmingham Southern College  

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