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.


Earthly Colors: A Natural Dye Workshop

November 18, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Museum of Natural History
SOLD OUT |$20 General | $15 Child | Members $5 off (materials included)

Learn how you can use locally sourced plants, minerals, and other natural materials to transform fabrics into beautiful works of art. Local artists Kate Jaffe and Kris Nardello will guide us through which materials to use for which color, how to turn these materials into dyes, and how to dye natural fabric or yarn. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Winter Open House

December 1-3, during open hours
Museum of Natural History
FREE Admission

Enjoy nature’s gifts and explore the Museum of Natural History during our Winter Open House. Celebrate the season with crafts and activities, and take advantage of our store-wide sale to find something special for the nature-lovers in your life. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Naturalist Night Lecture: Waves and Their Impacts

December 14, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Museum of Natural History
Pre-registration recommended |$12 General | $6 Child | Members 50% off

There are many different types of waves in the ocean. With this presentation by Tom Connolly from the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, learn how they affect marine ecosystems by transporting energy throughout the ocean. 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.



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