Superhero Weekend!


This Father’s Day weekend, join BCM for lots of superhero fun! Make a costume, learn about the rocks that inspired kryptonite, and pretend to fly in one of our educator-led workshops happening all day. When you get tired of super-feats, grab a grilled cheese sandwich and hang out in BCM’s amazing exhibits.

Totally Tots Studio | Ages 2 to 5 years old
10:00am to 1:00pm
Little artists are inspired by comic book superheros and create a badge to boast their own imaginary superpowers.

Capes, Crowns, and Crests
1:00 to 3:00pm
| All ages
Embellish your superhero costume or make one with a range of everyday and recycled art materials.

Aquaman’s Touch Tank      
12:00pm | All Ages
Aquaman knows a hundred scientific secrets about ocean life! Come meet our sea stars, urchins, and crabs, and peer into Aquaman’s underwater kingdom.

Kryptonite and other Radical Rocks
12:30pm to 1:30pm, 2:30pm to 3:30 | Ages 3+
Explore some of the amazing geologic specimens in the Museum’s collection, especially some glowing specimens whose true beauty only comes out in the dark!

Spiderman Science!            
1:30pm | All Ages
Are your Spidey Science Senses tingling? Build a sticky spiral web to take home, and get up-close with one of the Museum’s resident arachnids!

 Up, Up and Away
2:00pm to 3:00pm | Ages 4+
Learn about basic physics as you create a parachute and test its flying power. 

Superdrama
3:30 to 4:15 | All Ages
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s YOU! Bring your superhero senses and join BCM’s super squad in this Educator-led live action workshop.

Amazing Animal Adaptations!                             
4:15 | All Ages
Our radical reptiles have their own innate super-powers! In this interactive presentation, you’ll learn some amazing facts, and have a chance to touch a reptile yourself.