This special event will be hosted by the Museum’s Quasars to Sea Stars program, a four year science work-study program where students work closely with educators and scientists at the Museum to learn about the natural world, including entomology, zoology, astronomy, marine biology, and anthropology.
WHAT At Free Teen Friday at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, guests will rediscover the treasures and magic of the Museum. Teens can participate in afterhours activities, including private tours, a special planetarium show, interactive demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Guests will also have the opportunity to learn about the Quasars to Sea Stars science program, as well as other volunteer opportunities to earn community service hours. Reservations are not required.
WHEN Friday, April 12, 4:30–7:30 PM
WHERE Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
For more information about the Quasars to Sea Stars program and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, please visit here.
About the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, founded in 1916, is visited by more than 150,000 people each year, including its 5,700 members. It is beautifully situated on 11 acres in Mission Canyon, along Mission Creek. The Museum has so much to see and do with 11 exhibit halls, focusing on regional natural history that includes insects, birds, mammals, paleontology, marine life, plant life, Native Americans, and the Chumash Indians. In addition to these various exhibits, the museum is home to the only planetarium in the central coast, as well as the Maximus Art Gallery. The goal of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is to enlighten the public by developing and presenting fundamental knowledge of natural history research, so as to teach and inspire a lifelong passion and abiding respect for the natural world.