Museum opening hours: 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Saturday | Noon to 5pm on Sunday | Closed on Monday | Please visit our events calendar (BishopScience.org/events) for holiday closings.

Events

Events

Date/TimeEvent
Stelliferous 10/27/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous

At The Bishop

Join us in person in The Planetarium for this monthly guide to the night skies. You can experience our new upgraded Planetarium system and feel like an astronaut as you experience our 50-foot dome and discover the latest news from the world of astronomy! This live talk includes opportunities for Q&A. Masks are required for staff and […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/30/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

Trick or Treat! at The Bishop 10/30/2021
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trick or Treat! at The Bishop

At The Bishop

Trick or Treat! at The Bishop Are you and your little ones ready for a dino-mite Halloween? Spirit yourselves over to The Bishop for trick-or-treating through the life-like dinosaurs in our new DinoVenture experience (opening October 23)! But beware… the T. rex, tenontosaurus, triceratops, and others will come to life — breathing, moving, and roaring! […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/31/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/06/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/07/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

think + drink / science: "Webb Space Telescope" 11/10/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
think + drink / science: "Webb Space Telescope"

Our monthly think + drink / science program is a forum of discussion where you can learn about science in a relaxed, informal setting. The day’s expert gives a short presentation then opens the floor for questions and discussion. This month, think + drink / science is FREE and taking place via Zoom as we welcome […]

KidSpace 11/13/2021
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

At The Bishop

During KidSpace we unleash the awesome power of astronomy as we help kids become scientific masters of the universe! Join us in person in The Planetarium as we take off from the Earth’s surface and fly to places humans have never been: the Sun, planets, other moons in our solar system, newly discovered solar systems […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/13/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

IQuest: "Project Upcycle" 11/13/2021
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: "Project Upcycle"

At The Bishop

IQuest is a monthly program for smart, curious middle school students in grades 6 through 8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real world problems. Attendees must pre-register by 11am on the day of the program.  We will be adhering to social distancing […]

Seeing Stars with The Bishop at Robinson Preserve 11/13/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seeing Stars with The Bishop at Robinson Preserve

Robinson Preserve

Seeing Stars with The Bishop at Robinson Preserve Join us for Seeing Stars with The Bishop at Robinson Preserve, where you’ll enjoy a beautiful view at the Preserve, thanks to our partners at Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources. We provide the telescopes and the expertise; you enjoy the wonders of our universe featuring Saturn, […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/14/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

Stelliferous 11/17/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous

At The Bishop

Join us in person in The Planetarium for this monthly guide to the night skies. You can experience our new upgraded Planetarium system and feel like an astronaut as you experience our 50-foot dome and discover the latest news from the world of astronomy! This live talk includes opportunities for Q&A. Masks are required for staff and […]

Talking Telescopes 11/20/2021
10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Talking Telescopes

Talking Telescopes Talking Telescopes is an opportunity for you to learn about setting up and using telescopes and talk with our telescope expert, Ed McDonough, about the ‘scope you already have or one you’d like to own. Ed is a Museum volunteer who has been an astronomy hobbyist since he was 10 and has spent […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/20/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/21/2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

At The Bishop

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at The Bishop at 3pm every Saturday and Sunday for a special story time. Tales Under the Tree takes place under the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Mighty Oak in the Mosaic Backyard Universe and features a […]

Closing at 1pm 11/24/2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing at 1pm

The Museum will close at 1pm on Wednesday, November 24.

Museum Closed 11/25/2021
All Day
Museum Closed

The Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Museum Closed — DinoVenture Open 11/26/2021
All Day
Museum Closed — DinoVenture Open

The Museum will be closed on Friday, November 26; however, our special experience DinoVenture will be open!

KidSpace 11/27/2021
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

At The Bishop

During KidSpace we unleash the awesome power of astronomy as we help kids become scientific masters of the universe! Join us in person in The Planetarium as we take off from the Earth’s surface and fly to places humans have never been: the Sun, planets, other moons in our solar system, newly discovered solar systems […]

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