Events

May 2024

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Exploring the Natural World: Homeschool Class Series – A La Carte
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Each month, students explore their world by focusing on a different topic. Science is the primary focus with geography and history added when applicable. Artifacts, hands-on experiments, and activities are part of each class. Two classes offered: Ages 6-8 and ages 9-12* *The upper class (ages 9-12) activities requires , ...
Exploring the Natural World: Homeschool Class Series – Thursdays
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Each month, students explore their world by focusing on a different topic. Science is the primary focus with geography and history added when applicable. Artifacts, hands-on experiments, and activities are part of each class. Two classes offered: Ages 6-8 and ages 9-12* *The upper class (ages 9-12) activities requires , ...
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Exploring the Natural World: Homeschool Class Series – Fridays (SOLD OUT)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Each month, students explore their world by focusing on a different topic. Science is the primary focus with geography and history added when applicable. Artifacts, hands-on experiments, and activities are part of each class. Two classes offered: Ages 6-8 and ages 9-12* *The upper class (ages 9-12) activities requires , ...
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I Spy! Morse Code
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join the Berman Museum for the popular children’s program series, I Spy! Each month we will explore a new topic or person in history through stories, scavenger hunts, and crafts. This month we will learn about what could be called the first text messaging – Morse Code and the telegraph. I Spy! is recommended for , ...
Summer Volunteer Opportunities OPEN HOUSE (Youth)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
YOUTH (ages 14+) Volunteer Open House 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Adult Volunteer Open House 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM One of the best ways to experience the Anniston Museums and Gardens (AM&G) is to become a volunteer, and summer is the perfect time to get involved. Whether you are a plant enthusiast, animal lover, or h , ...
Summer Volunteer Opportunities OPEN HOUSE (Adults)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
YOUTH (ages 14+) Volunteer Open House 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Adult Volunteer Open House 2:00 pm – 3:00 PM One of the best ways to experience the Anniston Museums and Gardens (AM&G) is to become a volunteer, and summer is the perfect time to get involved. Whether you are a plant enthusiast, animal lover, or h , ...
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Little Explorers A to Z Preschool Class
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children ages 3 ½ to 5, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to join our Education team each Tuesday as we encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. Following the program, parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum , ...
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New Berman Museum temporary exhibit opens!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yo ho ho, it’s A Pirate’s Life for ye! Grab your eye patch and walk the plank with Berman Museum’s new temporary exhibit. Learn the history of piracy and discover its hidden treasures. A Pirate’s Life exhibit opens May 10th! , ...
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Creature Feature
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals, and birds? Make plans to join us in the exhibit halls on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to meet and learn about one of our animal ambassadors. You never know who will be featured! This program , ...
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Happy Mother’s Day!
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Show your mother the world at the Anniston Museums and Gardens! We are open 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. , ...
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Little Explorers A to Z Preschool Class
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children ages 3 ½ to 5, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to join our Education team each Tuesday as we encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. Following the program, parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum , ...
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Plant Sale
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Third Thursday is Plant Sale day! Support the growth of the Longleaf Botanical Gardens and your gardening green thumb by purchasing plants! We have a variety of trees, shrubs, natives, tropicals, and more! Plant Sales are at the LBG Greenhouses from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Directions: Drive up Museum Drive. Pass the Anniston , ...
Third Thursday: Cut Flowers
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Longleaf Botanical Gardens for a special program with Chilton County Extension Coordinator Lucy Edwards!  Lucy will discuss her experience with cut flowers—the good, the bad, and the ugly—and encourage others to incorporate cut flowers into their landscape beds and vegetable gardens. This program is definitely , ...
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Exploration Station
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Explore the halls of the Anniston Museum of Natural History to find one of our educators and an Exploration Station. These stations feature hands-on items and activities that help you to discover new and exciting facts about the natural world! This program is included in museum admission and free for members. , ...
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No Little Explorers A to Z Preschool Class until FALL 2024!
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Little Explorers A to Z Preschool Class is taking a summer break. See you in the fall! , ...
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Saturday Alive!
1:00 pm
Join us for a guest favorite – Saturday Alive! Each month we’ll discuss a new topic and introduce you to several of our animal ambassadors. There is always something fun to learn at the Anniston Museums and Gardens! This program is included with daily admission and is free for members. , ...
Spotlight on the Past
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Search the galleries of the Berman Museum to find a Spotlight on the Past and one of our museum educators. In the spotlight, you’ll discover new and exciting facts about world history through hands-on items and interactive activities. This program is a come-and-go event. It is included with daily admission and is free , ...
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Memorial Day – OPEN! Summer Hours Begin
All Day
The Anniston Museums and Gardens is open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm today. Last admission is at 4:30 pm. , ...
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