Movies Under the Moon

Have a memorable summer night with a free outdoor movie! Bring your blankets, chairs, snacks, family and friends for an evening under the stars. Pre-show activities and games begin at 8 p.m. and films start at nightfall.

Space Jam

Friday, June 2 at 8 p.m.

Update: Film will be shown rain or clear skies! We'll move indoors in case of bad weather. 

An evil alien theme park owner sends his minions to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and his friends to feature in a new attraction. In an attempt to earn their freedom, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game and must get the help of Michael Jordan. (1996, 1 hour 40 minutes)

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Iron Giant

Friday, July 28 at 8 p.m.

A giant alien robot crash-lands near a small Maine town in 1957. A local boy forms an unlikely friendship with him and must protect him when government agents try to destroy the misunderstood machine. (1999, 1 hour 26 minutes)


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Nuclear New Mexico: Artist Perspectives in Film & Photo

Wednesday, June 7, 6:30 pm | Free

Stop in for a unique program exploring the history and current impacts of nuclear activity in New Mexico through the mediums of film and photography. The program will start with a screening of Pedro Reyes’ 2023 film UNDER THE CLOUD (25 min) in the Bassett Auditorium, followed by a discussion and close looking exercise of Patrick Nagatani & Andrée Tracey’s 1988 Polaroid photography diptych Trinitite Tempest currently on view in the exhibition Decades: The 1980s.

Click here for more information about the film and Decades: The 1980s.

2023 UFO Festival
June 30-July 2

The Roswell Museum will present three special activities during the UFO Festival. Click here for more information and tickets!

From Bartók to Webern: Classical & Experimental Music 
of the 1930s & 1940s with the Giovanni String Quartet
Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. | $20/person  

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra in partnership with the Roswell Museum and the RMAC Foundation present the Giovanni String Quartet for an after-hours performance in the Museum's galleries. 


Alien Crazy Hair Salon
Saturday, July 1 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | $15/person

Get a crazy hairdo to dress up your UFO Festival experience! Choose from a portfolio of festival-inspired designs and have your hair shaped, colored and/or bedazzled. Have fun being creative with an out-of-this-world hairstyle. 

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Goddard Planetarium Laser Shows

June 30 - July 2 | $15/person

Join us in the Goddard Planetarium as we combine legendary music with laser light visuals. Enjoy music hits from Queen, Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more, all under the Planetarium’s 40-foot dome. 


Monthly Ongoing Programming:

Second Saturday events

Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays are our monthly free days for Roswell Residents and take place the second Saturday of every month. Free family-friendly art or science activities, sponsored by the RMAC Foundation, are presented from 10 am to 1 pm and there is a free planetarium show at 11 am. Admission is free all day from 10 am to 6 pm for residents and non-Residents may participate in activities with paid admission. Click here for our upcoming themes and activities.

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Museum Meet-Ups

Museum Meet-Ups are informal gatherings centered around a variety of activities that provide opportunities for Museum Members to connect and experience our spaces in fun, unique ways.

Sunday Afternoon Yoga | Second and Fourth Sundays,  2 - 3 p.m.

Sew Crafty Pin Pals | Wednesdays, 1 - 3 p.m. 

Table Top Games Day | First Saturdays, 1 - 4 p.m.

Ukulele Saturdays | Third Saturdays, 1 - 2 p.m.

Museum Members free | Non-Members $5
Click here for further details