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This Saturday, May 28 from 1-3pm, we’ll be holding our final Illustration Station event as The Art of Nature draws to an end. Here’s a sampling of some of the impressive artwork we’ve seen this month:
Naomi, age 7
Caitlin, age 7
Marlena, age 11
Elise, age 7
Elise, age 7
Jack, age 6 1/2
Over Mother’s Day weekend, as part of the Art of Nature exhibit, the Museum offered its first Illustration Station activity to our visitors. Below are some of the incredible images created by a few visiting artists.
The Illustration Station will be offered every Saturday this month. Create your own scientific illustrations of museum specimens including animals, skulls, and shells. Participants can make use of a variety of provided media: colored pencils, water colors, markers, graphite pencils, and more. All ages and abilities are welcome! Free with Museum admission.
Drop-in from 1-3 pm on the following Saturdays: May 14, May 21, May 28, 2011.
Letters from 3rd graders @ Sacred Heart Parish School in Hollister:
I had a lot of fun at the Museum. The best part of the museum was the touch tank. I also had fun with the fossils. Those animal bones were cool too! I had a great time at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.
I had a good time at the museum. The touch tank was so cool! The pump drill was fun. Then we got to go to the beach after. It was soo cool. Thank you for having us at the museum.
Letters from Linscott Charter School:
I appreciated when you told us about how the Ohlone hunted ducks and deer. And about what chores they had for women and men. And how they make stuff out of tule.
I loved that you showed us the little baskets. It was so fun. I want to go there again.
Thank you for teaching us about the Ohlone people. I liked it when you showed us how the Ohlone people used to carry their babies. I like the Museum of Natural History. I also like the tule you showed us,