Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Entry: Free for Members or included with Museum Admission | Location: Union Terminal

Earth Day at Cincinnati Museum Center

Celebrate Earth Day with programs to help you protect, learn about and responsibly enjoy the natural world around you.

Special Programming

Invasive Species and Our Environment

with Ohio Department of Agriculture
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. | John A. & Judy Ruthven Get Into Nature Gallery

Discover the impact invasive species can have on native plants and animals, and how we can work together to protect the region.

Wood Strip Canoe Building

with Urban Wilderness Program
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | STEM Lab

Join the Urban Wilderness Program as they demonstrate how to build a wood strip canoe, and lend a hand as you try the tools involved in building the sustainable water vehicle.

Fossil Identification

with Dr. Brenda Hunda, Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology
10 a.m. to noon | Ancient Worlds Hiding in Plain Sight

Join Cincinnati Museum Center Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology Dr. Brenda Hunda to discover more about our region’s rich fossil history and to learn about the variety of fossils lying just below the surface of our creek beds and backyards.

Earth-Friendly Making

with Hive13
1 to 4 p.m. | History in the Making Classroom

Local maker collective Hive13 leads you in a variety of Earth-friendly activities where you can build seed bombs, make yarn out of plastic and much more.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Cincinnati Museum Center will also be collecting eclipse glasses that will be sent to students in Latin America who will experience an eclipse in October 2024. Partnering with the Cincinnati Reuse and Recycling Hub and Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio.

Eclipse glasses can be donated in the following locations:
John A & Judy Ruthven Get Into Nature Gallery (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
STEM Lab (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
History in the Making Classroom (1 to 4 p.m.)