Experience the Magic of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Travel back in time with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the biggest open house in town! Here you can see medieval costumes, weaponry, chain mail, helmets, catapults, goblets, tapestries, and the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci! Have your picture taken in front of a medieval castle, take the knight’s oath of chivalry, create your own Shakespearean poetry, and hear medieval music. For the younger kids, we have medieval word puzzles, coloring books and word games.


Zone 1 | Coor Hall, East Patio

Orangutan skull
Exploring Science with 3D Pictures
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Learn how scientists can tell the difference between animal skulls. Do facial areas on monkey skulls all look the same or are they different around their eyes, nose and mouth? Stop by to find out for yourself and make sure you also check out the pictures of monkey skulls that are 3D!

Natural science

Zone 2 | LSA Lobby

Interactive underwater robot
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Space Grant supports graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines to further their educational experiences in science, engineering research, and informal education programs. There will be activities set up with some of our team projects and presentations by interns about their individual research. The students will also be demonstrating their interactive underwater robot.


Zone 4 | ISTB 4

Know Your Meme
Know Your Meme
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

How does a video go “viral?” What’s the most popular Tweet of all time and why? What’s the difference between a meme and an image macro? And why is the internet so obsessed with cats, anyway? Join Department of English students Rebecca Hoffman, Elisha Thompson, Khayree Billingslea, Therese Lacson, and Geoff Way--all mentored by Assistant Professor Alice Daer--for a fun test of your internet culture IQ. Learn why this stuff isn’t so meaningless and why nerds are taking over the world in this interactive session that promises to make you LOL.


Zone 2 | Durham Language and Literature (LL) 109

Marston Exploration Theater: 3D Astronomy Shows 4:15, 5:15, 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Come and explore the Solar System and beyond in 3D!!!

Marston Exploration Theater (MET) in ISTB 4

Show times: 4:15, 5:15, 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15

Join ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE)  for an amazing view of our planet, our Solar System, and the galaxies beyond in a 45 minute 3D tour of the Universe! We will highlight current and future exploration missions. 

This show is geared for kids from age 6-100!

Please watch for details on where to pick up your free ticket.

Up to 200 tickets will be distributed for each show.

Natural science

Zone 4 | ISTB 4

School of Earth and Space Exploration Public Talks
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Talks will take place every hour

4-5 p.m.

  • David Williams, "Asteroids, Ion Propulsion, and NASA's Dawn Mission to Vesta and Ceres"

5-6 p.m.

  • Mark Robinson, ""Exploring the Moon:  Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission Update"  

6-7 p.m.

  • OTES Staff, "Mission to Asteroid Bennu!"

7-8 p.m.

  • Steve Ruff, "An Update on Intrepid Mars Rovers, Opportunity and Curiosity"

8-9 p.m.

Natural science

Zone 1 | Moeur Auditorium

School of Transborder Studies: Exploring Film Production
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us for a fun and exciting evening while we explore the Transborder Region.  We will offer educational activities for the entire family including, tours of Historic maps and art collections, face painting, and a scavenger hunt.

Social science

Zone 1 | Interdisciplinary B (formerly Administration Bldg. B-Wing) (INTDSB), Room 165

Study International Humanities Abroad
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Stop by the School of International Letters and Cultures to learn more about studying abroad in Brazil, Québec, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Romania, Germany, Spain, and China. 


Zone 2 | Durham Language & Literature Bldg. (LL) Rooms 148 & 150

The Herberger Institute Showcase (THIS)
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the creative energy! THIS will exhibit the various talents from all schools of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts: the School of Art, School of Arts, Media + Engineering, The Design School, School of Film, Dance, and Theatre, and School of Music.  From student exhibitions, performances, artist discussions, and socially engaged activities, THIS encapsulates the creative spirit that makes up the Herberger Institute.



Zone 1 | Neeb Plaza

Ronald Greeley Center for Planetary Studies
The Ronald Greeley Center for Planetary Studies - Come and explore!
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Ronald Greeley Center for Planetary Studies (RGCPS), also known as the Space Photography Laboratory (SPL), is a NASA Regional Planetary Information Facility (RPIF). Visit and see selected images of archived and current planetary missions, as well as plasma displays and maps of interest. Come and explore!

The center was renamed to honor Dr. Greeley, who came to ASU in 1977 and propelled the ASU Planetary Geology Group into a tremendous legacy of exploration that continues today with Curiosity on Mars! Come and explore!

Natural science

Zone 4 | Bateman Physical Science Building, F Wing, 5th floor AND ISTB 4, 1st floor


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