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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Fiddlehead Fling Benefit Auction

Fiddlehead Fling Benefit Auction Join us for an exciting evening of socializing and bidding at the Montshire Museum's 2017 Benefit Auction, the Fiddlehead Fling, on Friday, May 5 at 6 p.m. Learn More

Montshire Unleashed: Jam Band Edition

Montshire Unleashed: Jam Band Edition There’s a brand-new exhibit at the Montshire! Come check out the super-sonic fun at Making Music: The Science of Musical Instruments. Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Let your inner curiosity run wild! The Montshire is open after hours for adults of all ages. Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Let your inner curiosity run wild! The Montshire is open after hours for adults of all ages. Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Let your inner curiosity run wild! The Montshire is open after hours for adults of all ages. Learn More

Montshire Unleashed

Montshire Unleashed Let your inner curiosity run wild! The Montshire is open after hours for adults of all ages. Learn More

Introduction to Map- and Compass-Skills Course

Introduction to Map- and Compass-Skills Course This three-hour course is just what you need to confidently navigate through the outdoors Learn More

Starlight Snowshoe Tour

Starlight Snowshoe Tour There's nothing more memorable than a fun snowshoe under the twinkling stars. Learn More

Snowshoeing Discovery Course

Snowshoeing Discovery Course The Snowshoeing Discovery Course is a great way to discover how fun, easy and exciting it is making fresh tracks through the sparkling snow. Learn More

Two Gardens from Opposite Ends of the Spectrum—A Hanover Garden Club Program

Learn about two gardens from opposite ends of the spectrum: Little Sparta (Scotland) and The Secret Gardens (France) Learn More

The Natural History of Spring Woodland Wildflowers— A Hanover Garden Club Program

Spring ephemeral wildflowers bloom quickly and seed before the canopy of trees overhead leaf out. Learn more about these wildflowers and how they spread. Learn More

Success with Hydrangeas: Best Growing Practices for New England—A Hanover Garden Club Program

This fascinating program will include a review of the major species of hydrangeas including those of merit for the Upper Valley. Learn More

Add Color to Your Life: Container Planting and Beyond—A Hanover Garden Club Program

This informative program will provide ideas for combining a variety of plants for your containers Learn More

Engineering with Students

Engineering with Students Looking for ways to add more engineering to your science curriculum? The Montshire Education department has an innovative solution. Learn More

Music and the Brain with Michael Casey, Ph.D.

Making Music +Talks: Music & the Brain. Join the Montshire for live community programs that examine how the brain interprets, experiences, remembers and processes music. Learn More

Experiencing Music With Our Whole Brain with George Christian Jernsted, Ph.D.

Making Music +Talks: Music & the Brain. Join the Montshire for live community programs that examine how the brain interprets, experiences, remembers and processes music. Learn More

Music and Memory: Film Screening of Alive Inside, Introduced by Erica Myers

Making Music +Talks: Music & the Brain. Join the Montshire for live community programs that examine how the brain interprets, experiences, remembers and processes music. Learn More

Expressing Emotion in Music and Movement with Beau Sievers

Making Music +Talks: Music & the Brain. Join the Montshire for live community programs that examine how the brain interprets, experiences, remembers and processes music. Learn More