Intrepid Museum 2017 events
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Growler Exhibition

Growler Exhibition
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Fleet Week 2018

Fleet Week
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Summer Movie Series

Summer Movie Series
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*Dates and listings are subject to change. Some events may require Museum admission ticket.

    
    
 
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
December 1

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony
December 7

Attend a wreath-laying ceremony on board Intrepid, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
December 15

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
December 16

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
November 3

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
November 4

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy. Learn more.
STEM
Teacher Professional Development
November 6

The Museum offers professional development courses for teachers of all grades and subjects.
Learn more.
FREE / VETERANS
Intrepid After Hours
November 6

Military veterans and service members are invited to experience the Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, a creative exercise and a catered dinner. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
November 10

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / VETERANS / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11

Attend the Museum's special ceremony honoring our country's veterans. More info coming soon!
FAMILY / VETERANS / PATRONS
Seats of Honor Ceremony

November 11
The Intrepid Museum dedicates Seats of Honor in the Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater to American veterans and members of the military. Join us as we recognize their service, commemorate their sacrifice, and honor them for defending our treasured way of life.
Learn more.
FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
AstroCafé
November 16

Sip drinks beneath the space shuttle Enterprise, hear talks about cutting-edge science, and see shows in our pop-up planetarium. Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
November 17

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Military Family Program
November 18

Current and former military service members and their families are invited to join us for experiments, design challenges and a hands-on tour of the Museum.
Learn more.
 
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Military Family Program
October 7

Current and former military service members and their families are invited to join us for experiments, design challenges and a hands-on tour of the Museum.
Learn more.
 
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
October 13

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
October 14

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
AstroCafé
October 19

Sip drinks beneath the space shuttle Enterprise, hear talks about cutting-edge science, and see shows in our pop-up planetarium. Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance. Learn more.
STEM
College Faculty Open House
October 26

Join us at the Museum for a special open house exclusively for college faculty. Sample our tour offerings for college groups while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres aboard the ship. More info coming soon!
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
October 20

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
September 15

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
September 16

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5–17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Space & Science Festival
September 20–23

Join us for presentations, space-themed talks, special programs and activities! All activities on Pier 86 are free to the public. Programs inside the Museum require admission. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
September 28

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
AstroCafé
September 28

Sip drinks beneath the space shuttle Enterprise, hear talks about cutting-edge science, and see shows in our pop-up planetarium. Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
August 1

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Family Astronomy Night
August 3

Join us for family-friendly talks by cutting-edge scientists, stargazing on the flight deck and shows in our pop-up planetarium. All ages. Free. Register in Advance. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
August 4

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
August 5

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
FREE / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Summer Movie Series
August 10

Join us for a free movie on the flight deck! First come, first served.
Learn more
FAMILY / VETERANS / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Intrepid’s 75th Commissioning Anniversary
August 16

Join the Museum, Former Crew Members and their families in celebrating Intrepid’s 75 years of history and service. Learn more.
EXHIBITION
Intrepid A to Z
August 16

More info coming soon!
FAMILY / VETERANS / PATRONS
Seats of Honor Ceremony

August 18
The Intrepid Museum dedicates Seats of Honor in the Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater to American veterans and members of the military. Join us as we recognize their service, commemorate their sacrifice, and honor them for defending our treasured way of life.
Learn more.
STEM
All Access Maker Camp
Session I begins

August 20
Spend a week exploring the Intrepid Museum, solving problems, experimenting with new tools and technology, and designing projects! This camp is specifically for children ages 8–14 with developmental disabilities, including autism. Learn more.
FREE / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Summer Movie Series
August 24

Join us for a free movie on the flight deck! First come, first served.
Learn more
STEM
All Access Maker Camp
Session II begins

August 27
Spend a week exploring the Intrepid Museum, solving problems, experimenting with new tools and technology, and designing projects! This camp is specifically for children ages 8–14 with developmental disabilities, including autism. Learn more.
FAMILY / VETERANS / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Growler’s 60th Commissioning Anniversary
August 30

Join the Museum, Former Crew Members and their families in celebrating Growler’s 60 years of history and service. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
July 8

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
FREE / VETERANS
Intrepid After Hours
July 10

Military veterans and service members are invited to experience the Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, a creative exercise and a catered dinner. Learn more.
FREE / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Summer Movie Series
July 13

Join us for a free movie on the flight deck! First come, first served.
Learn more
NEW
Operation Slumber: Adults Take Over
July 13

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Enjoy after-hours access to the Museum, dinner and drinks on the flight deck and morning yoga overlooking the river.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Military Family Program
July 15

Current and former military service members and their families are invited to join us for experiments, design challenges and a hands-on tour of the Museum.
Learn more.
 
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
July 18

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Family Astronomy Night
July 20

Join us for family-friendly talks by cutting-edge scientists, stargazing on the flight deck and shows in our pop-up planetarium. All ages. Free. Register in Advance. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
July 26

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Summer Movie Series
July 27

Join us for a free movie on the flight deck! First come, first served.
Learn more
STEM
An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Engineering Design Process
June 2

The Museum offers P-credit courses as part of the NYC Department of Education's After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP). These courses apply toward teachers' salary differential +30 requirement. Learn more.
FREE / VETERANS
Intrepid After Hours
June 4

Veterans are invited to learn how the Museum’s aircraft restoration team preserves the aircraft collection, and get a behind-the-scenes tour of the current restoration projects. Register Now.
STEM
Chancellor’s Day
Professional Development
June 7

The Museum offers Professional Development courses for teachers of all grades and subjects.
Learn more.
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Dr. Strangelove
Screening & Discussion
June 7

Join us for a screening of this classic satire and a conversation with New Yorker film critic David Denby and James M. Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Family Astronomy Night
June 8

Join us for family-friendly talks by cutting-edge scientists, stargazing on the flight deck and shows in our pop-up planetarium. All ages. Free. Register in Advance. Learn more.
NEW / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Westside EATS Food Festival
June 9 & 10

Join us for a community food festival at the Intrepid Museum. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Stories Within
June 12

Led by trained Museum staff, small groups explore the Museum and reflect on the history of the ship, its aircraft and the stories of people who served at sea. These multi-sensory experiences are designed to spark conversation and reflection. Learn more.
FAMILY
Father’s Day
June 17

We’re celebrating dads by offering discounted admission. On Sunday, June 17, all dads get in for the price of a child ticket. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
June 22

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / STEM
Teen Night
June 26

Head to the Museum for a fun night out after a busy school year! Explore the ship after hours, win prizes at trivia, learn about the galaxy in the pop-up planetarium, and more! Learn more.
FREE / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Summer Movie Series
June 29

Join us for a free movie on the flight deck! First come, first served.
Learn more
MEMBER EVENT
Members Night
June 29

Experience the Museum after hours. Enjoy Tour Guide Talks, behind-the-scenes access to our collection, interactive demonstrations and planetarium shows at this free event for Museum members and their guests. Become a member.
FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Book Launch: Chasing New Horizons
May 4

Join us for a drink beneath space shuttle Enterprise, and learn about NASA*’s journey to the farthest reaches of our solar system from planetary scientist Alan Stern, who will discuss his new book. Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance Learn more.
STEM
An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Engineering Design Process
May 5

The Museum offers P-credit courses as part of the NYC Department of Education's After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP). These courses apply toward teachers' salary differential +30 requirement. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
May 5

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
Star Stories
May 5 & 6

Take a trip inside the Intrepid Museum’s planetarium to learn myths from around the world that explain the stars in the sky. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Military Family Program
May 6

Current and former military service members and their families are invited to join us for experiments, design challenges and a hands-on tour of the Museum.
Learn more.
 
MEMBER EVENT
Members Exhibition Preview
May 11

Members receive special early access to our upcoming exhibition A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & the Cold War. Become a member.
 
EXHIBITION
Growler Exhibition Opens
May 11

USS Growler was commissioned as a U.S. Navy strategic missile submarine from 1958–1964. Learn about life on board during the Cold War, and what it meant to be responsible for nuclear firepower.
Learn more.
 
FREE / FAMILY / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Family Astronomy Night
May 11

Join us for family-friendly talks by cutting-edge scientists, stargazing on the flight deck and shows in our pop-up planetarium. All ages. Free. Register in Advance. Learn more.
STEM
Oral Histories in the Classroom
May 12

The Museum offers P-credit courses as part of the NYC Department of Education's After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP). These courses apply toward teachers' salary differential +30 requirement. Learn more.
FAMILY
Mother’s Day
May 13

We’re celebrating moms by offering discounted admission. On Sunday, May 13, all moms get in for the price of a child ticket. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Stories Within
May 15

Led by trained Museum staff, small groups explore the Museum and reflect on the history of the ship, its aircraft and the stories of people who served at sea. These multi-sensory experiences are designed to spark conversation and reflection. Learn more.
FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
AstroCafé
May 18

Sip drinks beneath the space shuttle Enterprise, hear talks about cutting-edge science, and see shows in our pop-up planetarium. Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
May 19

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
Flying in Style
May 19 & 20

Get up close to the aircraft in our collection to learn how symbols and paint schemes set each airplane apart. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
May 20

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy. Learn more.
FAMILY / VETERANS / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Fleet Week
May 23–28

Celebrate Fleet Week at the Intrepid Museum! Join us for a special lineup of programs and performances, including hands-on activities on the pier and a free screening of Top Gun on the flight deck.
Learn more.
 
MEMBER EVENT
Parade of Ships
May 23

Members are invited to view the Parade of Ships from Intrepid’s fantail. Get an exclusive “front-row” seat right on the Hudson River, and watch U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships pull into New York City, kicking off Fleet Week. Become a member.
PATRONS
Salute to Freedom Gala
May 24

The Museum’s annual Salute to Freedom Gala aboard the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid. Learn more.
 
FREE / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Summer Movie Series: Top Gun
May 25

Join us the opening of our Summer Movie Series with Top Gun on the flight deck! First come, first served.
Learn more
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Battle of the Big Bands
May 26

Grab your dancing shoes and join us on Intrepid’s flight deck for a night of live music, swing dancing and an epic battle to decide New York’s best big band.
Learn more.
MEMBER EVENT
Memorial Day Members Breakfast
May 28

Members at the Dual level and above are invited to join us for a catered breakfast at the Museum, and then take your reserved seats for the Memorial Day Ceremony. Become a member.
FAMILY / VETERANS / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28

Attend the Museum's special ceremony honoring our country's dedicated service men and women.

 
FAMILY / VETERANS / PATRONS
Seats of Honor Ceremony

May 28
The Intrepid Museum dedicates Seats of Honor in the Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater to American veterans and members of the military. Join us as we recognize their service, commemorate their sacrifice, and honor them for defending our treasured way of life.
Learn more.
EXHIBITION
Ports of Call
Now Open

Intrepid's missions took the ship and crew to cities around the globe—Cannes and Copenhagen, Halifax and Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.
Learn more.
EXHIBITION
Don’t Be A Dilbert:
U.S. Navy Safety Posters

Now Open

Safety posters used cartoons and humor to stress the importance of following safety procedures—and the grave consequences of carelessness.
Learn more.
EXHIBITION
On the Line:
Intrepid and the Vietnam War

Now Open

Intrepid served three tours of duty in Vietnam from 1966–1969. This exhibition explores the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid’s history. Purchase Museum tickets.
FREE / STEM
Poof! Life in a Vacuum
Weekends, 11:30am & 3:30pm
Space Shuttle Pavilion

Learn why the Earth's atmosphere is so important and why astronauts wear spacesuits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators mimic the vacuum of space.
FREE / STEM
Blast Off! Launching the Space Shuttle
Daily, 1:30pm
Space Shuttle Pavilion

Traveling at 17,500 miles per hour in a space shuttle takes science, engineering and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Discover the forces at work as Museum educators launch air-powered rockets.
FREE / STEM
Pop-Up Planetarium: Giant Leaps
Daily, 1:15pm
Michael Tyler Fisher Center Rotunda

Journey from the edge of the atmosphere to the edge of the observable universe as you follow the story of space exploration. Seating is limited, and most seating is on a carpeted floor. Stools available upon request.
FREE
Kamikaze: Day of Darkness, Day of Light
Daily, every hour on the half hour
Hangar Deck

Witness the November 25, 1944 kamikaze attacks on Intrepid through the eyes of the men who were there. Film begins by the memorial wall in Hangar 2. Approximate runtime: 15 minutes.
FREE
The Story of Intrepid
Daily, throughout the day
Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater

An introduction to Intrepid’s history, narrated by veterans and the men who served aboard. Approximate runtime: 8 minutes.