Adults

The Montshire offers great courses for adults—from half-day classes to multi-session programs on a wide variety of topics. Montshire members save on program registration fees.

In addition to programs taught by Montshire's professional education staff, the Montshire also partners with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies (VCE) and Osher@Dartmouth to expand our science offerings for adults.

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Montshire Unleashed

Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night!

Montshire Talks

This annual conversations series explores the crossroads of science and culture. This year, the Montshire Talks celebrated the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Through her work of science fiction, Shelley sparked the imaginations of generations who question the balance of human creativity, societal responsibility, and scientific ethics. Montshire Talks: Frankenstein200 surveyed the philosophy of science, artificial intelligence, popular culture, and Mary Shelley’s lasting influence on ethical questions.

Hanover Garden Club

In partnership with the Hanover Garden Club, the Montshire hosts the popular Garden Club monthly program series, covering a variety of topics related to gardening and natural history of the Upper Valley.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth

The Montshire Museum and Osher@Dartmouth share a commitment to adult participation in science education. Montshire members now have access to select Osher@Dartmouth science courses—the Osher@Dartmouth membership fee is waived, though the course fee still applies.

Mushroom Walk

Mushroom Walk Join expert Faith Hunt on this annual foray that will introduce you to a spectacular variety of local fungi. Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night! Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night! Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night! Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night! Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night! Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes from a trip to the Museum—at night! Learn More