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*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Gears, Ramps, and Blocks
*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Gears, Ramps, and Blocks
Jan 29 – Feb 1 all-day
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their parents or adult caregivers make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Early childhood educators engage children and their adults in science and
*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Colorful Kaleidoscopes
*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Colorful Kaleidoscopes
Feb 1 all-day
In Science to Grow On™, children make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Explora educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Each session focuses on a different
Registration opens for Explora Summer Camps
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Out of Print 9:30 am
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Out of Print
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
In each class, Engineering Investigators will use the engineering design process to solve a problem. Whether it’s building a suspension bridge or figuring out what gears are best to use on a bike, children will
Maker in Residence Program 12:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Gravity Rules 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Gravity Rules
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Spring, Stretch, and Bounce 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Spring, Stretch, and Bounce
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Gravity Rules 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Gravity Rules
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: What’s the Attraction? 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: What’s the Attraction?
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Spring, Stretch, and Bounce 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Spring, Stretch, and Bounce
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Gravity Rules 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Gravity Rules
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Spring, Stretch, and Bounce 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Spring, Stretch, and Bounce
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
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Maker in Residence Program 3:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical
Science on Tap at O’Niell’s Pub on Central in Nob Hill 5:30 pm
Science on Tap at O’Niell’s Pub on Central in Nob Hill
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us as we speak with David Gibson, Educator at NMNSH, about “Action and Reaction:”Science can be an amazing place. The universe is founded on the principle of action and reaction. Take an evening to
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Free! Teen Science Café 5:30 pm
Free! Teen Science Café
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE event for teens at Explora! ​Exploring Water on Mars!with Ryan Jackson, UNM PhD StudentRocks store a record of the environment in which they were laid down, whether that environment was a river, lake, ocean,
* YogaZo: Date Night Yoga at Explora 6:30 pm
* YogaZo: Date Night Yoga at Explora
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Experience yoga in a delightful way! Join the cool Yogazo Friday night yoga event in Explora’s Rotary Pavilion! Discover new things about one another, build trust, and let love be the master of all!Partner yoga
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* Outreach – Gallup Science Club 10:00 am
* Outreach – Gallup Science Club
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Develop your skills as a science investigator by questioning, experiencing, and problem-solving around different science concepts. Each session consists of one and a half hours of activities focusing on scientific discovery and incorporating engineering, art,
Discover STEM Day at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History 10:00 am
Discover STEM Day at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Be a Maker! Be a Tinkerer!Join the fun! Explore science and technology through hands-on activities for children and adults.Participation in the day’s activities are included with paid museum admission. Click here for museum admission information.
FREE! Professional Development in Farmington: Easy, Breezy 10:00 am
FREE! Professional Development in Farmington: Easy, Breezy
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Easy, Breezy: A Gust of Air  A free workshop for early childhood teachers, librarians, schools, and out-of-school time programs offered by Explora and the New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children (NMAEYC).Have you ever
Maker in Residence Program 12:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical
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Sensory Friendly Hours 10:00 am
Sensory Friendly Hours
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Description: In partnership with New Mexico Autism Society, Explora is offering Sensory-Friendly Hours, for visitors who prefer a less sensory-stimulating visit. Regular admission fees apply, and visitors are welcome to stay beyond 12pm if they
Frontiers for Young Minds Project for ages 8-15 at Explora 2:30 pm
Frontiers for Young Minds Project for ages 8-15 at Explora
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Frontiers for Young Minds is an ongoing Journal review project for ages 8-15. Join the Explora group of Frontiers for Young Minds, an open access, online science journal for kids! Participants meet once a month
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: In Contrast 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: In Contrast
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Flowers Up Close 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Flowers Up Close
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: In Contrast 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: In Contrast
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: Get Your Motor Running 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: Get Your Motor Running
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Flowers Up Close 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Flowers Up Close
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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Explora’s “Cool Science” on KRQE’s morning show 8:00 am
Explora’s “Cool Science” on KRQE’s morning show
Feb 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: In Contrast 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: In Contrast
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Flowers Up Close 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Flowers Up Close
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
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*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Feb 12 – Feb 15 all-day
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their parents or adult caregivers make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Early childhood educators engage children and their adults in science and
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Maker in Residence Program 3:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical
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*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Bodies in Motion
*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Bodies in Motion
Feb 15 all-day
In Science to Grow On™, children make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Explora educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Each session focuses on a different
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Reflection Inspections 9:30 am
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Reflection Inspections
Feb 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
In each class, Engineering Investigators will use the engineering design process to solve a problem. Whether it’s building a suspension bridge or figuring out what gears are best to use on a bike, children will
Maker in Residence Program 12:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical
* Parents’ Night Out 6:00 pm
* Parents’ Night Out
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
* Parents, have a great night out – or in – while your child has fun at Explora!This month’s Theme: Code from the Heart: Create a secret code using pony beads, and make a greeting card designed
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* School’s Out Camp – Presidents’ Day 9:00 am
* School’s Out Camp – Presidents’ Day
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
* A Camp for Grades K-5 during the Presidents’ Day Holiday! Whispers and WailingExplore sound waves as they travel through air, water, and more. Feel their vibrations and experience these waves doing their musical work.  School’s Out
Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Forced into Action 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Forced into Action
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: In a Spin 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: In a Spin
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Forced into Action 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Forced into Action
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: Gravity Rules 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: Gravity Rules
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: In a Spin 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: In a Spin
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Forced into Action 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Forced into Action
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: In a Spin 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: In a Spin
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
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* Explora Adult Night 21+: Science of Wine 7:30 pm
* Explora Adult Night 21+: Science of Wine
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
According to science, wine is a solution!Explora and New Mexico Wine present Albuquerque’s second annual Science of Wine event! More than a wine tasting, the Science of Wine is an oenological odyssey as visitors journey
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Crazy Light 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Crazy Light
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Wonderful Rainbows 11:00 am
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Wonderful Rainbows
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Crazy Light 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Crazy Light
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: Mystery Mixtures 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 6–8: Mystery Mixtures
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Wonderful Rainbows 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Wonderful Rainbows
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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Explora’s “Cool Science” on KRQE’s morning show 8:00 am
Explora’s “Cool Science” on KRQE’s morning show
Feb 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Crazy Light 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades 3–5: Crazy Light
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Wonderful Rainbows 1:00 pm
* Home School Explorations for grades K–2: Wonderful Rainbows
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
* Be curious, discover, experiment! Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, engineering, math, and art. Children will be encouraged to build their own knowledge and
FREE! Professional Development: Art with a Spark 1:00 pm
FREE! Professional Development: Art with a Spark
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
FREE! Professional Development: Art with a Spark
Art with a SparkEngineering, Design, Making, & ArtA workshop for libraries, schools and out-of-school time programs.Can a painting light up an LED? Can a sculpture power up a motor? Create a painting, build a sculpture,
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*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Flowers Up Close
*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Flowers Up Close
Feb 26 – Feb 29 all-day
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their parents or adult caregivers make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Early childhood educators engage children and their adults in science and
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Maker in Residence Program 3:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical
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FREE! Professional Development: Once Upon a Time – STEM in Fairy Tales 1:00 pm
FREE! Professional Development: Once Upon a Time – STEM in Fairy Tales
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
FREE! Professional Development: Once Upon a Time - STEM in Fairy Tales
Once Upon a Time: STEM in Fairy TalesEngineering, Design, Making, ArtA workshop for libraries, schools and out-of-school time programs  How tall is the Giant from Jack in the Beanstalk? How much weight can Rapunzel’s hair hold?
FREE! Teen Night 6:30 pm
FREE! Teen Night
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
FREE! Teen Night
FREE Teen Night! Join us for this FREE Teen Takeover at Explora for ages 12–19. Bring your school ID for admission!Free fun & free food!Enjoy:-Games-Origami-Telescopes-Door prizesThis event is brought to you by Explora and the City
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*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Cooking Chemistry
*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Cooking Chemistry
Feb 29 all-day
In Science to Grow On™, children make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Explora educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Each session focuses on a different
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Under the Microscope (Pt. 1) 9:30 am
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Under the Microscope (Pt. 1)
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
In each class, Engineering Investigators will use the engineering design process to solve a problem. Whether it’s building a suspension bridge or figuring out what gears are best to use on a bike, children will
Maker in Residence Program 12:00 pm
Maker in Residence Program
Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Local artist, maker, and educator Daveed Korup will offer ongoing exciting classes in Explora’s Studio Inventivo as our Resident Maker this spring! You can explore the science of sound and create your own unique musical

 

 

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