Events and Public Programs

Upcoming Events

The Museum is excited to share opportunities to learn and explore, from evening lectures to guided walks and workshops.


Exploring the San Lorenzo River – FREE Series

Saturdays, February 3 – April 21, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Various Locations
 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED | FREE for all ages

Explore the San Lorenzo River alongside expert birders, wildlife biologists, and river scientists. CLICK HERE to learn more.


Naturalist Night Lecture: California Hydroscapes

March 15, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Museum of Natural History
Pre-registration recommended |$12 General | $6 Child | Members 50% off

Dive into California hydroscapes and discusses groundwater, water resources, and environmental issues, as well as provides tips on how to photograph beautiful landscapes.  CLICK HERE to learn more.


Naturalist Night Lecture: The Buzz About Local Santa Cruz Bees 

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Museum of Natural History
Pre-registration recommended |$12 General | $6 Child | Members 50% off

Explore ongoing research focused on local bee diversity. Why are bee populations declining and how can community members support bees with home gardens?  CLICK HERE to learn more.


Workshop: Multimedia Science Illustration – Bees of California

April 14, 9 AM – 12 PM
Museum of Natural History
Pre-registration recommended |$20 General | $15 Child | $15 for UCSC students | Members $5 off

Practice biological illustration techniques in multimedia using colored pencil, watercolour and gouache to create images of the bees of California.  CLICK HERE to learn more.


Member Events

Member events provide our supporters with behind-the-scenes opportunities to connect with the Museum. Join our family of Members to receive invitations to Member events and other benefits. CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

 


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

CLICK HERE to view Past Events.