Events and Public Programs

Upcoming Events

Tide Pool Expedition

December 15, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Location: inquire for more details
FREE – pre-registration required

Explore local tide pools and look for hidden treasures and familiar creatures. Help the Museum collect specimens for their tide pool exhibit! Space is limited! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


Gary Griggs: Perils in Paradise

January 19, 7 – 8:30 PM
Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz

Pre-registration recommended.
$30 Gold Circle | $15 General | $10 Members

The geological processes and climate that have produced the landscape that has drawn people to Santa Cruz for decades has also wreaked havoc on a regular basis, whether floods, earthquakes, landslides or coastal storms. Paradise here comes with a price, and climate change may be raising the ante a bit more. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The Artistic Anatomy of Trees, Art Workshop

January 28, 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Pre-registration recommended. $15 General | $10 Child | Members 50% off

Come explore simple visual techniques to help your tree drawings become believable and expressive. Grow your art through a demonstration and drawing workshop by local muralist, Ann Thiermann.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


Want to know more about our events or share your suggestions about potential topics? Email: education@santacruzmuseum.org

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