Programs & Events

Always something happening

Whether you’re looking for a toddler class, a date night, or a fancy gala, MOI is planning an event for you. Learn about recurring programs and search for upcoming dates. Use the “Event Category” filter to search by type, such as “for kids” or “Museum After Dark.”

Recurring family & kids programs

Click on a category or search the calendar below for upcoming dates and more info

 

Discovery Day

  • hands-on experiments for ages 6-12
  • 3rd Saturdays @ 2pm

Jr. Docent Program

  • volunteering and more for ages 14-17
  • July to August

Little Learners

  • STEM for ages 2-5
  • 2nd Wednesdays and Thursdays @ 10am and 1pm

Night at the Museum

  • a sleepover with activities and food
  • 2x per year

Pop-in Programs

  • bonus fun included with admission
  • every month

Summer Day Camps

  • four options for ages 6-9 or 10+
  • June and August
    Recurring adult & educator programs

    Click on a category or search the calendar below for upcoming dates and more info

    Museum After Dark

    • unique events for your 21+ night out
    • one Friday per month

    Museum Club

    • lecture-style presentations from experts
    • 1st and 3rd Thursdays @ 3pm

    Gorongosa Adventure

    • a life-changing trip to Mozambique
    • next up: July 27 — August 5, 2024

    Archaeology Tours

    • explore an important local preserve
    • every summer

    Educator Camps

    • adventures in CEU credit
    • every summer

    Sister Alfreda Award Ceremony

    Given annually by the Idaho Humanities Council and the Idaho State Historical Society, the Sister Alfreda Elsensohn Award recognizes outstanding service by an Idaho museum, historical society, or interpretive organization. […]