What is sound and how does it work? Make some music and explore sound from birdsong to drum beats to a laser show. What may be music to your ears may be just noise to others. Rock on!
Hey all: We will me at 6:30-645 in the main entrance next to the ticket counters. I will be wearing dark jeans and dark green polo. We will wait for a bit then head in. I'll be watching the comments to see if anyone is lost and post where we are every so often.
Tickets are: $10 member, $12 nonmember - Get them ahead of time! Total Ticket Availability 287 Available as of 7/11/2014 - These events do sell out!
Experience live laser visual effects and artistry during an excerpt from Laserium Beatles in the Gates Planetarium. It’s music for your eyes!
Try out ukuleles, hand drums, banjos, mini-pianos and more when you visit the Instrument Petting Zoo from Swallow Hill Music.
Watch artist and scientist Timothy Weaver perform "ArthropodaChordataConiferophyta." Weaver uses ancient DNA & protein sequences that are transcoded to sound and performed using drawings of endangered lifeforms. Want a preview? Check out this video of Weaver performing.
View the Museum collections of extinct and endangered animals that inspired Weaver’s performance piece.
Find out how bird song and music are intertwined with the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory at Rockin’ Robin: Music and Birds.
Experiment with the physics of sound.
See musical artifacts from the Museum’s collection with Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, curator of anthropology.