Science Night at the Museum

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

For the third consecutive year, Mississippi State’s Museums and Galleries Committee is presenting “Science Night at the Museum” on the Starkville campus. Free to all, the event features demonstrations, activities and tours at various locations in Hilbun Hall and nearby Cobb Institute of Archaeology, both administered by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Geosciences. Participants of all ages can learn more about MSU’s academic programs and resources in a variety of fields, including anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, entomology, forestry, geology, meteorology, paleontology and physics. Weather permitting, those in attendance will have an opportunity to see an International Space Station flyover at 5:57 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., a public reception will take place in Hilbun Hall to celebrate the unveiling of “Mississippi Cretaceous Panorama.” Created by MSU senior art majors Moesha S. Wright of Booneville and Todd M. Rowan of Starkville and under the direction of MSU Professor Emeritus of Art Brent Funderburk, the 50-plus-foot mural in the Dunn-Seiler Museum depicts the geological history of the Starkville/Mississippi State area some 65 million years ago. Click the link below for more information.