Loading Events

← Back to Events

Museum at Prairiefire

(913) 333-3500| https://www.facebook.com/museumatpf

Upcoming Events

September 2017

Science Happy Hour with Dr. Curran

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Dr. Tom Curran of Children’s Mercy Hospital, discusses the unique challenges faced by medical professionals in their fight against children’s cancer. Join us for this exclusive Science Happy Hour event. Science Happy Hour is $5 for Museum at Prairiefire Members and $10 for general admission. Wine, beer, soft drinks and appetizers are included with purchase of ticket. Science Happy Hour appetizers are generously provided by Grimaldi's. Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, holds the Donald J. Hall Eminent Scholar in Pediatric Research…

Find out more »

Members Exclusive – Picnic Under the Stars // Powell Observatory

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Hey MAP Members! Join us for a FREE members-exclusive event at Powell Observatory: a Picnic Under the Stars! Bring blankets and picnic to enjoy outside the observatory before a private viewing of stars on Powell telescope after dark. ------------------ Ticket Cost: This members-exclusive program is FREE for all current members. Seating is limited to 40, so reserve before they run out 🏃‍♀️ ------------------ *Museum at Prairiefire members receive a discount on all programs. To receive your discount, register at the…

Find out more »

Sketching Science

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Art and science go together in some unpredictable and amazing ways. Join the Museum at Prairiefire's resident artist for a lesson on how to sketch the most famous dinosaur of them all: T. rex. Art supplies are included with purchase of ticket.

Find out more »

The Ups & Downs of Gravity – Little Explorers Club Session #1

September 26 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

"What comes up must come down," so they say. Explore the wonders of one of the most powerful forces in the universe through a hands on discovery of how the basics of gravity work. -------------------- Little Explorers Club is designed for children age 3-5. These 45-minute sessions guide children in a science topic with Museum scientists. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters, and a craft. Little Explorers Category:…

Find out more »

Aerospace Engineers: Mars Pathfinder Egg Drop & Landing – JAM Se

September 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

JAM Sessions – our elementary school-exclusive Junior Adventurers at the Museum – returns with a series focused on aerospace engineering. These STEAM-based classes will test young adventurers on how scientists are able to explore outer space, through engineering. ------------------ Part 2 of the Aerospace Engineering focuses on developing a better understanding of the of challenges of soft landing a spacecraft on Mars. They'll also get to design, build and test their own interplanetary lander! ------------------ JAM Sessions are designed for…

Find out more »

The Ups & Downs of Gravity – Little Explorers Club Session #2

September 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

"What comes up must come down," so they say. Explore the wonders of one of the most powerful forces in the universe through a hands on discovery of how the basics of gravity work. -------------------- Little Explorers Club is designed for children age 3-5. These 45-minute sessions guide children in a science topic with Museum scientists. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters, and a craft. Little Explorers Category:…

Find out more »

The Ups & Downs of Gravity – Little Explorers Club Session #3

September 28 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

"What comes up must come down," so they say. Explore the wonders of one of the most powerful forces in the universe through a hands on discovery of how the basics of gravity work. -------------------- Little Explorers Club is designed for children age 3-5. These 45-minute sessions guide children in a science topic with Museum scientists. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters, and a craft. Little Explorers Category:…

Find out more »

Beyond Planet Earth Member Opening

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Calling all Museum at Prairiefire members! Come see the launch of our new Beyond Planet Earth exhibition before anyone else! Landing on the moon is so 1969. Explore worlds unknown in the excitingly bold Beyond Planet Earth exhibit live at the Museum at Prairiefire from September 30, 2017 through February 12, 2018. Become an astronaut and venture to the moon, Mars, an icy moon of Jupiter and a near-earth asteroid all without leaving the museum walls. The Space Race comes…

Find out more »

Beyond Planet Earth Grand Opening

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Beyond Planet Earth is finally here at the Museum at Prairiefire! Be one of the first to see this thrilling exhibition in Kansas City. Landing on the moon is so 1969. Explore worlds unknown in the excitingly bold Beyond Planet Earth exhibit live at the Museum at Prairiefire from September 30, 2017 through February 12, 2018. Become an astronaut and venture to the moon, Mars, an icy moon of Jupiter and a near-earth asteroid all without leaving the museum walls.…

Find out more »
October 2017

Cosplay in The Cosmos // Blade Runner 2049 Pre-Party & Premier!

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Cosplay Pre-Party & Blade Runner 2049 Premier! Come Cosplay in The Cosmos at the Museum at Prairiefire Pre-Party and be one of the first to see Blade Runner 2049 at Cinetopia! Pre-Party includes Grimaldi's Pizza, Wine, Beer and a Selfie Scavenger Hunt. At 7:30 we take the fun across the street to Cinetopia for the Blade Runner 2049 Premier Screening on a four-story GXL screen! You'll dress as your favorite character and selfie your way in to see the Blade…

Find out more »

Defying Gravity through Flight – Little Explorers Club Session 1

October 10 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Earlier this fall we discovered the wonder of gravity...now it's time to defy it! Explore the mechanics of flight and how we're able to overcome one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Up, up & away we go! -------------------- Little Explorers Club is designed for children age 3-5. These 45-minute sessions guide children in a science topic with Museum scientists. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters,…

Find out more »

Defying Gravity through Flight – Little Explorers Club Session 2

October 10 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Earlier this fall we discovered the wonder of gravity...now it's time to defy it! Explore the mechanics of flight and how we're able to overcome one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Up, up & away we go! -------------------- Little Explorers Club is designed for children age 3-5. These 45-minute sessions guide children in a science topic with Museum scientists. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters,…

Find out more »

Defying Gravity through Flight – Little Explorers Club Session 3

October 12 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Earlier this fall we discovered the wonder of gravity...now it's time to defy it! Explore the mechanics of flight and how we're able to overcome one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Up, up & away we go! -------------------- Little Explorers Club is designed for children age 3-5. These 45-minute sessions guide children in a science topic with Museum scientists. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters,…

Find out more »

Astronomy and Wine

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Please join us for “Astronomy and Wine” on Friday, October 13th at the Middle Creek Winery! Dan Johnson will guide you in a night of astronomy, wine tasting and appetizers! Tickets are on sale now for $40 per ticket, and $25 for Members*. Click the Tickets link to purchase now! ------------------ There is limited seating and just 30 tickets available, so reserve your spot today. ------------------ We hope to see you there! Thank you for your continued support!

Find out more »

Science Happy Hour // Ghosts, Demons & Elementals

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
+ Google Map

Science Happy Hour // Ghosts, Demons & Elementals: Hauntings of KS & MO “Ghosts, Demons, and Elementals: Hauntings of Kansas and Missouri” will examine some of the different types of ghosts and paranormal entities found in several of the famous hauntings in Kansas and Missouri. Locations to be discussed include the Sallie House in Atchison, Kansas, Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City Missouri, and Glore Psychiatric Hospital and Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri among others. Anthropological and historical information will…

Find out more »
+ Export Events