STEAM Second Saturdays

Programs every month for kids and families.

Join MNA on the second Saturday of the month for exciting kids' programs, hands-on activities, and creative crafts. Programs are included with admission and are scheduled at 2:00 pm. Family and kids of all ages are welcome. Come explore new topics each month!


Raptors and People
October 12, 2019, 2:00 pm

Join the International Raptor and Falconry Center at the Museum to explore how humans impact raptors and how you can help raptors every day. Enjoy hands-on activities, demonstrations and live raptors. No owls will be used.

Star Wars

Star Wars Drawing
November 9, 2019, 2:00 pm

Come see MNA’s new exhibit, “The Force is with our People” and learn from a contemporary artist how to create your own Star Wars work of art.


Mad Scientist
January 11, 2020, 2:00 pm

Fun science in the winter! Join Meg Kabotie to learn through interactive and hands-on science activities including cool chemical reactions and slime to take home.


Fun with Fish
February 8, 2020, 2:00 pm
Join USGS Fish Biologists for a hands on look at native fish of the Colorado River and Northern Arizona. Live examples of some of these endangered species will be included as well as plenty of fish activities and crafts for the whole family.


Archaeology Day
March 14, 2020, 2:00 pm
Local archaeologists and demonstrators will be at MNA for an afternoon of exploring how prehistoric people lived. Try out ancient technology and weapons and create your own pinch pot. Part of Archaeology Awareness month.


All About Arthropods
April 11, 2020, 2:00 pm
Arthropods are the most abundant and diverse organisms on the planet. NAU will be at the museum with a wide range of live and preserved specimens. Learn the important role in the food supply of many insects and spiders as pollinators of crops.


Dragonflies and Damselflies

May 9, 2020, 2:00 pm
Learn all about these beautiful insects from MNA Ecologist and Curator of Biology, Dr. Larry Stevens. Create your own dragonfly to take home.


Rockin' Geology

June 13, 2020, 2:00 pm
Rock hounds wanted! Discover the dynamic world of northern Arizona geology through experiments, investigating how the Grand Canyon was formed, and identifying rocks and minerals.