June 19, 2018 Date

Featured Events

Exhibit Opening: The Art of Natural History
June 22
Rare Treasures from our Antique Print Collection See how artists and scientists viewed the natural world spanning 300 years in this summer exhibit highlighting historic print...
10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Live Dive
June 28
Become immersed in the world below the ocean’s surface. Watch and interact with SCUBA Divers live as they explore our local coastal ecosystems under Stearns Wharf and be...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival
June 30
This event is SOLD OUT. The Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival™ takes place along the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Mingle...
2:00 PM–5:00 PM
Science Pub: Soft Robotics: Bringing Principles Found in Nature to Engineered Systems
July 9
Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan's earl...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Fossils, Rocks, and Minerals
July 11
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Endangered Species
July 18
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Science on Site: Scanning Electron Microscope
July 24
Using the power of focused electron beams, Dr. Daniel Geiger is able to showcase magnified images of insects, shells and more with his magnificent scanning electron microscope...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Tree Growth and Photosynthesis
July 25
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: How Shells Are Made
August 1
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wonder Wednesdays: Butterflies
August 8
What happened to the dinosaurs?  How do trees grow? Why do butterflies have designs on their wings? How many moons does Jupiter have?  Ever wonder about these questi...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM