April 14, 2024 Date

Upcoming Events

Science Pub: The Secret Lives of Snakes
Monday, May 13
In celebration of the release of the book California Snakes and How to Find Them published by Heyday Press, author Emily Taylor, Ph.D., will bring the stories in her book to life...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Lunch & Learn Webinar: Don’t Get Scammed – Safeguard Against Fraud
Tuesday, May 14
There’s a growing crime in America – financial abuse from fraud and scams. In 2022, over 82,000 victims over the age of 60 reported losses of almost $3.1 billion to...
12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Trouble in Paradise: Geology of Santa Barbara Field Course
Saturday, May 18
Saturdays, April 20–May 25May 4 session will begin at 11:00 AM
THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT
Cover millions of years in this dynamic six-week field course! Geologist Sabina...
9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Ocean Ambassador Beach Cleanups
Sunday, May 19
Be part of the solution to marine pollution! Come gain community with fellow ocean-lovers, and earn community service hours if you need them to graduate. The Sea Center hosts beach...
10:00 AM–12:00 PM
The Backyard Bird Chronicles: An Evening with Amy Tan
Thursday, May 23
Presented by the Santa Barbara Audubon Society and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Amy Tan, acclaimed author of many celebrated books including The Joy Luck Club and...
7:30 PM–9:00 PM
Trouble in Paradise: Geology of Santa Barbara Field Course
Saturday, May 25
Saturdays, April 20–May 25May 4 session will begin at 11:00 AM
THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT
Cover millions of years in this dynamic six-week field course! Geologist Sabina...
9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Butterflies Alive! Exhibit Opens
Saturday, May 25
May 25 through September 2, 2024
The extremely popular Butterflies Alive! exhibit returns to the Sprague Butterfly Pavilion every summer. Featuring a dazzling variety of more...
10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, June 8
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum Astronomy...
8:30 PM–10:00 PM
Ocean Ambassador Beach Cleanups
Sunday, June 16
Be part of the solution to marine pollution! Come gain community with fellow ocean-lovers, and earn community service hours if you need them to graduate. The Sea Center hosts beach...
10:00 AM–12:00 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