The Museum and its staff participate in several events throughout the year.
- National History Day state finals (April)
- Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month (May)
- Boise Front 4th of July Butterfly Count (July)
- National Fossil Day (October 13)
- Bug Day at Idaho Botanical Gardens (varies)
- Escape to the Museum (every Friday during regular hours)
- Museum Workdays (one Saturday each month)