Special Events

The IMA hosts ongoing and one-time special events throughout the museum. Check back often for a listing of upcoming special events. For more information on having your own special event at the IMA, please visit Facility Rentals.

Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

Dream Cars Member Early Access
Special Event
Sundays 11 am - 12 pm (May 3 - August 23, 2015)
Allen Whitehill Clowes Gallery in Wood Pavilion
Thursday Night Book Club / Ingenious: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America by Jason Fagone
Special Event
Thursday, July 30 / 6:30-8:30 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Family Day: Field Day
Family Activities
Saturday, August 1 / 10 am-3 pm
100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park
Talk & Walk: Gardening for Pollinators (Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds)
Special Event
Thursday, August 6 / 6-7:30 pm
Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse
Included with admission
Hummingbird Banding: Catch and Release
Special Event
Three sessions: 8:30, 9:30 & 10:30 am on Saturday, August 22, 2015
Garden for Everyone & IMA Grounds
Art and Nature Homeschool Day at the IMA
Special Event
Tuesday, August 25 / 11 am-2 pm
Check in at the Guest Services Desk
Grown-Up Summer Camp
Special Event
Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29
The Temporary Suburban Opening
Special Event
Friday, August 28 / 6-9 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres
An Herbal Lifestyle
Special Event
Saturday, August 29 / 1-2:30 pm
Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse
Public Conversation with Michelle Grabner
Talk
Saturday, August 29 / 2-3 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park: 100 Acres
Family Day: DIY
Family Activities
Saturday, September 5 / 10 am-3 pm
MuseumNext: Building Inclusive Museums
Special Event
Saturday, September 26
The Toby
Family Day: Skate or Die
Family Activities
Saturday, October 3 / 10 am-3 pm
Family Day: Secrets
Family Activities
Saturday, November 7 / 10 am-3 pm
Family Day: MadeIN
Family Activities
Saturday, December 5 / 10 am-3 pm