Past Nights at the Museum

The Slater Museum of Natural History is dedicated to sharing its collections with the Puget Sound and Tacoma-area communities. 

Want a better idea of how our events work? Check out some of our past events to see what sorts of topics we've covered and what special guests have participated!

Spring 2018 Series of Nights at the Museum:

April 19, 6-7:30 p.m. - Earth Day & Conservation

March 22, 6-7:30 p.m. - Critter Kinetics

February 15, 6-7:30 p.m. - Darwin's Birthday Bash: Secrets of Sexual Selection

Fall 2017 Series of Nights at the Museum:

November 16, 6-7:30 p.m. - Creatures of Commencement Bay

October 26, 6-7:30 p.m. - Crazy Colors & Creepy Camouflage

September 28, 6-7:30 p.m. - Captivating Carnivores

Spring 2017 Series of Nights at the Museum:

April 27, 6-7:30 p.m. - Nature's Nocturnes: A Musical Night at the Museum

March 23, 6-7:30 p.m. - Night at the Museum: Where Dead Things Come Alive

February 9, 6-7:30 p.m. - Winter's Tales Night at the Museum

Fall 2016 Series of Nights at the Museum: 

October 27, 6-7:30 p.m. - Fears and Fables Night at the Museum

       September 29, 6-7:30 p.m. - Back to School Night at the Museum

Spring 2016 Series of Nights at the Museum: 

April 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Wing into Spring Night at the Museum

March 31, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Insect Night at the Museum

February 10, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Second Annual Darwin's Birthday Bash

Fall 2015 Series of Nights at the Museum: 

December 3, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Wild about Winter Night at the Museum

October 29, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Things that go Bump in the Night: Nocturnal Night at the Museum

October 1, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Wildlife of Washington: A Local Night at the Museum 

Spring 2015 Series of Nights at the Museum:

April 23, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Celebrating Earth Day! - A 'Groundbreaking' Night at the Museum 

March 26, 6 - 7:30 p.m.  -  Sounds of Spring: Songbird Night at the Museum 

February 11, 6 - 8 p.m.  -  Darwin's Birthday Bash! - Evolution Night at the Museum 

Fall 2014 Series of Nights at the Museum:      

December 4, 6 - 7:30 p.m.  -  Duck, Duck, Goose: Waterfowl Night at the Museum

October 29, 6 - 7:30 p.m.  -  Skulls & Skeletons Night at the Museum     

Spring 2014 Series of Nights at the Museum:

May 21, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Reptiles & Amphibians Night at the Museum

April 9, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Insects & Insectivores Night at the Museum