Museum & Planetarium Events

May
24
Fri
Grand Opening of NEW Draw Alive! Exhibit @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come draw your very own sea creature and watch it come alive in our virtual aquarium.

Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help Museum docents feed sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other live critters in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

Grand Opening of NEW “Hand to Sea” Coastal Gallery Exhibit – Meet Artist Carrie Zink @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our new Coastal Gallery art exhibit features work by Carrie Zink and is entitled “Hand to Sea.” Meet Carrie Zink in person from 12:00-1:00.

May
27
Mon
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help Museum docents feed sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other live critters in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

Turtle Talks @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn all about the loggerhead sea turtles that nest on Ocean Isle Beach every summer and learn what you can do to help protect these magnificent animals. This program is presented by volunteers from the Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization.

Dinosaurs in OIB! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn about the dinosaurs that used to roam around the North Carolina coast.

May
28
Tue
The Lorax Original Short Film @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy this animated short film featuring one of Dr. Seuss’ most popular creations – The Lorax.

Reef Explorer with Gyotaku Fish Printing @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn about the sea creatures featured in the Museum’s Ocean Reef diorama, then create a unique Gyotaku fish print to take home.

Sandbar Lecture Series- A Civil Affair: An Historical Fiction with Kimberly Belfer @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

This event is sponsored by OIB Surf and Java.

 

Have a love for Civil War history or interested in learning more? Join Kimberly Belfer at the Museum of Coastal Carolina as she takes you on a ride that gives a perspective of the war like no other. By reading an excerpt from her novel, “A Civil Affair: An Historical Fiction”, listen as her characters come to life and tell a story about Southern culture as well as Southern Perspective during the Civil War.

 

May
29
Wed
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help Museum docents feed sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other live critters in the Museum’s Touch Tank.