Denver Museum of Nature & Science: Top Programs and Events -
Included in this advisory are key programs and events at the
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, which aim to inspire
curiosity and excite minds of all ages through scientific
Now Open - BODY WORLDS
BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart, an all-new
exhibition, reveals - through the lenses of anatomy, cardiology,
psychology and culture - how the heart nourishes, regulates and
sustains life. The exhibition gives Museum visitors profound
insight into the human body, health and disease, and the intricate
world of the cardiovascular system. The exhibition awes visitors
with more than 200 human specimens, including whole-body
plastinates, organs and translucent body slices. Visit Exhibtions
for more information.
Now Playing - Hubble IMAX
Experience a gripping story full of hope, crushing disappointment,
dazzling ingenuity, bravery and triumph. Hubble recounts the
amazing journey of the Hubble Space Telescope, arguably the most
important scientific instrument since Galileo's original telescope
and the greatest success in space since the Moon landing. Narrated
by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble will change the way you see
Now Playing - Arabia IMAX
Go behind the veil on a journey into the exotic world of Arabia
and experience the culture, history and religion of this unfamiliar
region of the world. Explore the ancient tombs of a lost city, dive
into the shipwrecks of the Red Sea with underwater archaeologists,
and experience the extraordinary pilgrimage known as the hajj-the
largest gathering of people on Earth.
Special Program: Space Day
Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - FREE with general
Bring the whole family for an action-packed day at the Museum.
Talk to the Museum's space experts about the latest news on Mars.
Learn about the phases of the moon and what causes seasons. Make
your own sundial and enjoy a visit from Galileo himself!
Artists Only: Sketch Nights
Tuesday, May 18 from 6-9:30 p.m. - $25.50 adult, $16 student, $19
BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart provides a
unique sketching opportunity for Denver's artistic community.
Experience an artist-only evening of anatomy and art. Bring your
sketch pad and suitable media (no easels or liquid media are
Science Lounge: Wine & Chocolate-The Science of the
Thursday, May 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. - $8 for members, $10 for
Enjoy a mind-expanding experience with cocktails and entertainment
every third Thursday of the month. Ages 21 and up. This month,
Bridget Coughlin, PhD, curator of human health, provides an
entertaining look into the science behind antioxidants. Taste wines
and chocolates, test your antioxidant IQ, win prizes, meet a super
food hero, and enjoy an evening in BODY WORLDS & The Story
of the Heart.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Boulevard (Montview & Colorado Boulevard)
Hours: Open daily, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Heather Hope, PR Manager: 303-370-8372, Heather.Hope@dmns.org
Laura Holtman, PR Manager: 303-370-6407, Laura.Holtman@dmns.org
About the Denver Museum of Nature &
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain
Region's leading resource for informal science education. A variety
of engaging exhibits, discussions and activities help Museum
visitors celebrate and understand the natural wonders of Colorado,
Earth and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado
Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. To learn more about the Museum,
check/, or call 303-322-7009.
Many of the Museum's educational programs and exhibits are made
possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area
through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.