Events

January, 2020
  • Annual Open House

    Visit the Rutgers Geology Museum for our 52nd Annual Open House! Join us for a day of natural disaster-themed activities! All ...

    Saturday, January 25, 2020

    09:00am

February, 2020
  • Darwin Late Night at the Museum

    Visit us on Wednesday, February 5th, and learn about the evolution of our ancestors and how species change over time! ...

    Wednesday, February 05, 2020

    04:00pm

  • Saturday Tour Day

    Once a month, the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There is no cost for ...

    Saturday, February 15, 2020

    10:00am

March, 2020
  • Climate Change Late Night at the Museum

    Stop by on Wednesday, March 4th for our Climate Change Late Night. Whether we like it or not, the Earth's ...

    Wednesday, March 04, 2020

    04:00pm

  • CLOSED for Private Event

    The Museum will be closed on Friday, March 13, 2020, for a private event.

    Friday, March 13, 2020

    08:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Rocks and Minerals

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Ria Sarkar will be giving a short presentation about Rocks ...

    Friday, March 20, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Earth's Magnetic Field

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Chris Lepre will be giving a short presentation about Earth's ...

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Hawaii's 2018 Kilauea Eruption

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Karen Bemis will be giving a short presentation about Hawaii's ...

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Volcanoes

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Aidan Taylor will be giving a short presentation about Volcanoes and then ...

    Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    11:00am

April, 2020
  • Ask a Geologist: Human Evolution

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Rhonda Quinn will be giving a short presentation about Human ...

    Thursday, April 02, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Geologic Cores

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Lauren Adamo will be giving a short presentation about Geologic ...

    Tuesday, April 07, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Rock Chemistry

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Alissa Madera will be giving a short presentation about Rock Chemistry and ...

    Thursday, April 09, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Plate Tectonics

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Chris Rowan will be giving a short presentation about Plate Tectonics and ...

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: The Atmosphere

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Lynne Trabachino will be giving a short presentation about The ...

    Thursday, April 16, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Formation of the Earth

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Katherine Bermingham will be giving a short presentation about the Formation ...

    Thursday, April 23, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Exploring Antarctica on a Ship

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Dr. Rob Sherrell will be giving a short presentation about Antarctica and ...

    Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Geology and Paleontology of Kenya

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, geologist Melissa Boyd will be giving a short presentation about the Geology ...

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

    11:00am

May, 2020
  • Ask a Geologist: Ocean Zones

    As part of our new "Ask A Geologist" Series, scientist Carrie Ferraro will be giving a short presentation about the the Oceanic ...

    Tuesday, May 05, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Sea Level Rise

    Join us for an online presentation about Sea Level Rise, presented by Dr. Ken Miller, Distinguished Professor in the Rutgers Department ...

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: The Atmosphere

    Join us for an online presentation about the Atmosphere, presented by Dr. Lynne Trabachino, Associate Director of the Rutgers Institute of ...

    Thursday, May 21, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Monsoons and Society

    Join us for an online presentation about Monsoons, presented by Mark Yu, Graduate Student in the Rutgers Department of Earth and ...

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Pterosaurs

    Join us for an online presentation about Pterosaurs presented by Michael Sprague, Graduate Student at Loma Linda University.Date: Thursday, May 28, ...

    Thursday, May 28, 2020

    02:00pm

June, 2020
  • Ask a Geologist: Meteorites

    Join us for an online presentation about Meteorites, presented by Dr. Sonia Tikoo-Schantz, Assistant Professor of Geophysics at Stanford University.Date: ...

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Reconstructing Past Climate using Microfossils

    Join us for an online presentation about how scientists reconstruct past climates using microfossils, presented by Dr. Masha Makarova, Postdoctoral ...

    Thursday, June 04, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Mosasaurs

    Join us for an online presentation about Mosasaurs, presented by Kiersten Formoso, Ph.D. Student at the University of Southern California.Date: ...

    Tuesday, June 09, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Greenland Glaciology

    Join us for an online presentation about Greenland Glaciology, presented by Sasha Leidman, Graduate Student in the Rutgers Department of ...

    Thursday, June 11, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: The Role of Snow

    Join us for an online presentation about the role of snow in the climate system, presented by Dr. David Robinson, New ...

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Mechanisms of Sea Level Change

    Join us for an online presentation about sea level change, presented by Ashlyn Spector, Graduate Student in the Rutgers Department of ...

    Thursday, June 18, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: The Impact that Killed the Dinosaurs

    Join us for an online presentation about the impact that killed the dinosaurs, presented by Christina Verhagen, Graduate Student in the ...

    Tuesday, June 23, 2020

    02:00pm

  • Ask a Geologist: Geologic Maps

    Join us for an online presentation about geologic maps, presented by Dr. Don Monteverde, Professor in the Rutgers Department of Earth ...

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

    11:00am

  • Ask a Geologist: Plumes and Plates

    Join us for an online presentation about plumes and plates, presented by Dr. Val Finlayson, Postdoctoral Associate at the University of ...

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    02:00pm