Public Programs


The Museum offers classes, lectures, field trips and events on a variety of natural history topics for community members throughout the year.

pilkington garden volunteer

Garden Days

Join us the 3rd Thursday of every month at 9:30am in our Garden Learning Center more »
pogonip view

Sketching through the Seasons

Connect with nature through art! more »

Naturalist Night

Explore the diverse natural history of Santa Cruz as we feature different guest speakers from the local community to share stories, artifacts, and knowledge about a unique aspect of our natural world. more »