11:00 am – 8:00 pm
1305 East Cliff Drive
The Art of Nature | April 9 – June 19, 2016
The Museum welcomes back the California Guild of Natural Science Illustrators for its annual exhibit highlighting the amazing detail and artistry of local science illustrators. Come experience 40 works in a variety of media, depicting botany, birds, mammals and invertebrates and discover why art is so important to science, and our understanding of the natural world. Budding artists of all ages are invited to explore the beautiful world of illustration and test their own skills while drawing Museum specimens at our Illustration Station.
Live Artist Demonstrations | May 6 & June 3, 5-8pm
How do you capture the details of a butterfly wing or the colors of a feather in an illustration? See local exhibit artists demonstrate their impressive techniques and enjoy light refreshments while viewing the exhibit.