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American Sniper

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) takes his sole mission — protect his comrades — to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a […]


Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and his followers pressed […]

‘Space Junk’ Lands at Hastings Museum

Fifty years after launching our dreams into space, we’re left with a troubling legacy: a growing ring of orbiting debris that threatens the safety of earth’s orbits. ‘Space Junk’  is a visually explosive journey of discovery that weighs the solutions aimed at restoring our planet’s orbits. Trailer below. Experience mind-boggling collisions, both natural and man-made. […]

Backyard Bird Houses

Backyard Bird Houses  Wed, April 29 Program: 3-5 pm Drop off: 2:30-3 pm   HPS has an early out on April 29. Bring the kids down to the Museum for the afternoon to help us in celebrating International Migratory Bird Month! Learn about several backyard birds when you: • Tour our exhibits • Hear multiple bird calls […]

‘Birdman’ soars on the Super Screen

Former cinema superhero Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is mounting an ambitious Broadway production that he hopes will breathe new life into his stagnant career. It’s risky, but he hopes that his creative gamble will prove that he’s a real artist and not just a washed-up movie star. As opening night approaches, a castmate is injured, […]

‘Building Beasts’ A FREE Presentation

Building Beasts with Gary Staab April 16 | 7 – 8 p.m. | FREE Presentation Melding science and art, sculptor Gary Staab builds scientific sculptures of animals and artifacts for museums around the word. He uses a hybrid of techniques that include the latest in 3D printing technologies and traditional work in clay. The subject of his […]

Paddington makes a BIG splash at the Hastings Museum

After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed “Paddington” for the London train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary Brown. Although Paddington’s amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, […]

‘The Imitation Game’ to be Played on Museum’s Super Screen

In 1939, newly created British intelligence agency MI6 recruits Cambridge mathematics alumnus Alan Turing to crack Nazi codes, including Enigma which cryptanalysts had thought unbreakable. Turing’s team, including Joan Clarke, analyze Enigma messages while he builds a machine to decipher them. Turing and team finally succeed and become heroes, but in 1952, the quiet genius […]

Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb

When the exhibits at New York’s Natural History Museum startbehaving strangely, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) — now the director of nighttime operations — must find out the cause. He learns that the Tablet, which magically brings Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), Jedediah (Owen Wilson) and the other exhibits to life at night, has started to decay. […]

Motorcycles at the Museum

Join us for a special weekend exhibit. Fred Cuba, of Fred’s Speed & Sport, is gathering 12 or more custom motorcycles. These bikes are not to be missed! On Saturday we’ll host a free meal catered by the Chapparrals. In addition to the exhibit, you’ll have three chances to see: On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter. This documentary […]

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