Experience Art Demos with the Illustrators tomorrow, April 14 from 11am-1pm at the Museum. Drop in for this special program highlighting artists from the California Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Watch and learn as select illustrators from The Art of Nature exhibit demonstrate their skills, tools, and techniques for the public. Try your hand at sketching artifacts at our Illustration Station. This program is free with Museum admission.
Afterward, check out the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium, planned for April 14 at the Califonia State University Center in Seaside, CA. This free symposium is a full day of educational presentations about the fascinating research and conservation activities taking place in our watersheds, wetlands, kelp forests and deep sea. Learn more here.
Want to hone your artistic skills and enjoy a day in nature? Come to the next installment of our Connect with Nature Series: The Art of Spring Wildflowers. This natural history class for adults will begin with expert art instruction in the Museum, then move to Wilder Ranch State Park for observation and field study of local wildflowers. This full-day workshop will give you new skills, new friends, and lots of time to soak up the views. Please pre-register online.
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Snuggle up in the Book Nook! Thanks to a generous contribution from the Birns family, the Museum now has a place to relax and read some delightful stories or informative tomes. Children’s books, puppets and a new bean-bag chair make this a wonderful place for kids (of all ages) to rest.