Museum open Weds–Mon, Sea Center on Stearns Wharf open daily; both 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
June 22, 2024 Date

Upcoming Events

Infrared Insights
Sunday, June 23
This 30-minute talk occurs at both 1:30 and 2:30 PM.
Join us among the stunning spacescapes of Images of Infinity for a discussion of the James Webb Space...
1:30 PM–3:00 PM
Dinosaur Safari
Monday, June 24
Join one of our experts for a time-travelling safari tour through Prehistoric Forest! Brave young adventurers will learn all about our favorite dinosaurs: where they lived, what...
1:30 PM–2:10 PM
Art Meets Nature: All-Ages Activity
Thursday, June 27
Come get artsy at the Museum this summer! Included with Museum admission, enjoy drop-in art programs every Thursday, June 20–September 5.
Bring your children to one of our...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
The Art of Science: Drawing Splendid Plumage
Thursday, June 27
Come get artsy at the Museum this summer! Included with Museum admission, enjoy drop-in art programs every Thursday, June 20–September 5.
View the antique hand-colored lithographs...
1:30 PM–2:30 PM
CEC's Plastic Free Expo
Thursday, June 27
Community Environmental Council's annual Plastic Free Expo features more than a dozen local organizations, businesses, and government agencies that offer information and resources...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Extended Hours at the Sea Center
Friday, June 28
Fridays and Saturdays from June 28 to July 27 the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is staying open until 7:00 PM! Take advantage of our special hours to visit when you can beat the...
10:00 AM–7:00 PM
Extended Hours at the Sea Center
Saturday, June 29
Fridays and Saturdays from June 28 to July 27 the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is staying open until 7:00 PM! Take advantage of our special hours to visit when you can beat the...
10:00 AM–7:00 PM
Museum Closed for Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival
Saturday, June 29
The Museum will be closed on Saturday, June 29 for the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival®. We look forward to seeing ticketholders for this exciting fundraiser...
10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival®
Saturday, June 29
Tickets for this year's festival are sold out!
Sip and savor over 80 of the Central Coast's best wineries and culinary delights while enjoying a splendid summer afternoon...
2:00 PM–5:00 PM
Museum Opening Late at Noon
Sunday, June 30
The Museum will open at noon (rather than at our usually scheduled 10:00 AM) on Sunday, June 30. Thank you for your patience while we tidy up after the Santa Barbara Wine + Food...
12:00 PM–5:00 PM