Special Guests and Activities

Expand your visit by attending some of our special programming. From performers to make-and-take crafts, our added activities will help you grow your curiosity and enjoy the magic of science and art.​​​

Check out our weekday and weekend programs below!

Grant Zazula (photo credit: Florian Breier)

Meet Dr Grant Zazula, a Palaeontologist from the Yukon studying Ice Age mammal fossils. Get hands-on with artifacts from another age, check out research photos and learn about how scientists work together with local communities to uncover the ancient past.

Saturday, January 24
11am–12pm & 2pm–3pm
Search: Sara Stern Gallery

This program is part of Family Literacy Weekend.

Family Literacy Weekend

Don't miss this limited time partnership between us and Decoda Literacy Solutions. We're hosting Vancouver's first ever Family Literacy Weekend. The fun takes place January 24 & 25!

Blue Macaw. Photo credit: Oleg Alexandrov

Join educators from the Beaty Biodiversity Museum to explore macaws and other bird specimens and learn about biodiversity, evolution, ecology and conservation.

Saturday, February 1
Connection Zone​

Meet scientists, researchers and other science-based professionals! Engage in activities and learn about experiences related to their fields of expertise.

2nd Saturday & Sunday of the month

Join us for this Iron Chef inspired activity and go away with great prizes and memories! After registering on-site (all ages welcome!), 10 teams will have 5 minutes to design and 30 minutes to build a creation based on a specific theme using a mystery "ingredient."

2nd Saturday & Sunday of the month
Dyson Innovation Lab