Events Calendar
Learn, explore and play at the Museum during one of our seasonal festivals, daily science demonstrations, or evening programs.
Celebrations Aboard <i>Intrepid</i>
Celebrations Aboard Intrepid
November 24
Virtual Intrepid Adventures (Ages 5–15)
Witches, spiders and ghosts…in space! Find out which eerie creatures lurk in the night sky as we explore the astronomical origins of Halloween and share a few haunting tales of unexplained phenomena as witnessed by astronauts!
GOALS for Girls Virtual Information Session
GOALS for Girls Virtual Information Session
December 5
Teen Events
Each year, the Intrepid Museum welcomes a cohort of 50 New York City girls in 8th and 9th grade to participate in our renowned 6-week GOALS for Girls Summer Intensive. This informational will take prospective participants and their parents through all aspects of the application process and the program itinerary.
Traditions Aboard Intrepid
Traditions Aboard Intrepid
December 6
Access Family Programs
Explore Intrepid's historical spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors. Families will make connections to their own traditions and take home celebratory projects.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7
Attend a wreath-laying ceremony on board Intrepid, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Free with admission.
Access Programs: Winter Wonderland Snow Ball
Access Programs: Winter Wonderland Snow Ball
December 9, 2:00-3:00pm
Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of virtual dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943-1974) led by Rhythm Break Cares! Participants who register two weeks before the program* will receive a care package of music makers, decorations and dance ribbons to enjoy during and beyond the program.
<i>Missionaries</i> with Author Phil Klay
Missionaries with Author Phil Klay
December 15
Intrepid Book Club
Join other veterans and their guests as we discuss the new highly anticipated novel Missionaries, with special guest, National Book Award author, Phil Klay! Missionaries follows four characters as they become further entangled in the Columbian civil war. This newly released novel was named “Most Anticipated of Fall 2020” by the Chicago Tribune and New York Magazine and was included on the New York Times “17 New Books to Watch For in October” list. Be a part of this unique experience as we discuss this thrilling novel with the author!
Spaceflight and Gaming
Spaceflight and Gaming
December 17
Virtual Astronomy Live
Hear about Private Astronaut and Video Gaming Pioneer Richard Garriott’s journeys and how the stage is now set for the next golden era of human space exploration.
Ports of Call
Ports of Call
December 19
Virtual Not-So-Early Morning Openings for children with autism and their families (ages 3-18)
Intrepid visited many ports and countries around the world throughout its years of service. Use your five senses to learn about Intrepid's journeys and imagine some of your own!
Access Programs: New Years Swing
Access Programs: New Years Swing
January 13, 2021, 2:00-3:00pm
Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of virtual dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943-1974) led by Rhythm Break Cares! Participants who register two weeks before the program* will receive a care package of music makers, decorations and dance ribbons to enjoy during and beyond the program.
Access Programs: Love is in the Air
Access Programs: Love is in the Air
February 10, 2021, 2:00-3:00pm
Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of virtual dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943-1974) led by Rhythm Break Cares! Participants who register two weeks before the program* will receive a care package of music makers, decorations and dance ribbons to enjoy during and beyond the program.