Events and Public Programs

Upcoming Events

Mobile Museum’s Cabinet of Curiosities at Lupulo Craft Beer House

October 12, 4 – 7 PM 
Lupulo Craft Beer House, 233 Catchcart St, Santa Cruz

Raise a glass to support the Museum! We bring the museum collections to you at Lupulo Craft Beer House for this special fundraiser. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


What Lurks In The Deep: An Exploration of What Strange Creatures Live in the Ocean

October 26, 7 – 8:30 PM
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Pre-registration recommended. $12 General | $6 Child | Members 50% off

Join our discussion on What Lurks In The Deep to catch a glimpse of the strange, alien like creatures that are found in the secretive habitats of the deep-sea. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


Museum of the Macabre: Creatures, Curiosities, & Cocktails

October 29, 6 – 9 PM
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

$15 General | $10 Members

Come in costume and explore the mysteries of the Museum after dark. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


Northern California Sea Forager

November 10, 7 – 8:30 PM 
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Pre-registration recommended. $12 General | $6 Child | Members 50% off

Embark on a coastal adventure with Sea Forager tour guide, sustainable fishmonger, and author of The Sea Forager’s Guide to the Northern California CoastKirk Lombard. Learn about all the overlooked delicacies just waiting to be sustainablyhooked and harvested at your local beach, as Kirk presents and signs copies of his book. And if the spirit moves him you may find yourself singing along to a sea shanty or two! 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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