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Museum Education Staff

The Museum’s Education Department is staffed by professionals with years of experience in all levels of education and multiple areas of curriculum. From a school tour, to a camp session, to workshops for teachers, our Educators are well-versed in nuclear science and history—and in the needs of the community.

For further information, contact Joyce Whelchel, Director of Education, at 505-245-2137, extension 101, or jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org;  the Museum’s Enrichment Coordinator, at extension 120; or Museum Educator, David Gibson, at extension 127.

Atomic STEaM Photography Show, Open Now through December 31

The "Atomic STEaM Photography Show," a special photo art exhibit, is now on display through December 31, 2017. Individuals, both local and from all over the world, shared their photographic talent and eye for everything science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEaM), and a select number of photographs were chosen through the juried competition to be displayed at the museum.

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"Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camps - Registration Now Open!

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp 2017 for children who are 6-12 years old. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 18-22 and 27-29, 2017. Sessions include "Code of the Robot," "Holiday Exploration," "Balloon Blast!" "Eureka!" and many more!

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Einstein Gala - Saturday, March 31

The Einstein Gala is New Mexico’s biggest science party of the year! This prestigious black-tie event is the Museum’s most important fundraising event and features a cocktail reception with an amazing silent auction filled with the most unique items in Albuquerque, a delicious dinner experience among some of the most brilliant minds in science and history and thrilling entertainment featuring science experiments that will knock your socks off!

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