Museum opening hours: 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm (Last entry at 3pm) | Noon to 5pm on Sunday with entry times at noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm (Last entry at 4pm) | Closed on Monday and Tuesday

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Events

Events

Date/TimeEvent
Tales Under the Tree 10/03/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Members' Exclusive Event 10/06/2020
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Members' Exclusive Event

At The Bishop

Members of The Bishop’s Discovery Society are invited to join us in-person at the Museum for a fascinating Mars-focused show in The Planetarium and other exclusive access. To stay within social distancing guidelines, reservations are limited and we will have two different start times: 4:30 and 6pm Register now for 4:30pm Register now for 6pm […]

Mars Viewing Opportunity 10/09/2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mars Viewing Opportunity

At The Bishop

Join us for an evening outdoor observing program in The Bishop’s North Plaza to view Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn through telescopes. Experience the awe-inspiring wonder of backyard astronomy for yourself! (Please note: Rain date is Oct. 10.) Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others Where: At The Bishop Register now

KidSpace 10/10/2020
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

We unleash the awesome power of The Planetarium during KidSpace, where kids can become scientific masters of the universe! Join us 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 in our galaxy and beyond. […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/10/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

IQuest: Mission to Mars 10/10/2020
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Mission to Mars

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. Due to limitations on attendance and staffing, attendees must pre-register by 11am on Saturday, October 10.   We will […]

Star Talk Tuesday 10/13/2020
12:00 pm
Star Talk Tuesday

It’s the big day! Join us on Facebook as we focus our Star Talk Tuesday weekly program on Mars at opposition! Cost: Free Where: On The Bishop’s Facebook page

think + drink / science: Intro to Florida Geology 10/14/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
think + drink / science: Intro to Florida Geology

During think + drink / science, the day’s expert begins the evening with a presentation then we open the floor for discussion. October 14: “An Introduction for Florida Geology,” with Guy “Harley” Means, Florida Geological Survey Join us on Zoom as we host Harley Means, of the Florida Geological Survey as he introduces us to […]

Ask Howard Anything: Mars Edition 10/17/2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ask Howard Anything: Mars Edition

Have a question about Mars? Now’s your opportunity to Ask Howard Anything during this virtual program on Zoom. Planetarium manager Howard Hochhalter will be joined by members from the Local Group of Deep Sky Observers, who will share their knowledge as well. Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others Where: […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/17/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Mars Myths 10/21/2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mars Myths

Mars has inspired the mythologies of cultures around the world for thousands of years. Join The Bishop Curator Tiffany Birakis as she explores some of the enduring myths surrounding the Red Planet, and how these ancient myths have influenced our current cultural beliefs. Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others […]

KidSpace 10/24/2020
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

We unleash the awesome power of The Planetarium during KidSpace, where kids can become scientific masters of the universe! Join us 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 in our galaxy and beyond. […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/24/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Stelliferous 10/28/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous

The stars are the stars during this live guided tour of the upcoming month’s skies with a staff astronomer, who will talk about where our stars, planets and constellations are headed in our night skies. We’ll also share the most current events in the world of astronomy and open the floor for an always-fun question […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/31/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

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