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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara,CA93105United States
805-682-4711 sbnature.org
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June 2018

Exhibit Opening: The Art of Natural History

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara,CA93105United States
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See how artists and scientists viewed the natural world spanning 300 years in this summer exhibit highlighting historic prints from the Museum’s art collection. The purpose of natural history art is to assist the scientist in their work to identify, describe, classify and name species. Images were crucial to understanding the natural world. Naturalists depicted what they had seen themselves in nature. As the sciences developed and became more advanced, so too did these representations of nature. Skilled artists were…

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July 2018

Science on Site: Scanning Electron Microscope

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara,CA93105United States
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Using the power of focused electron beams, Dr. Daniel Geiger is able to showcase magnified images of insects, shells and more with his magnificent scanning electron microscope (SEM)! Join Dr. Geiger for a demonstration of the SEM and learn how it works. Space is limited, sign-up in the courtyard on Tuesday, July 24 at 10:30 AM. Must be 10 years or older. Free with paid Museum admission. Information: Call Stefanie Coleman at 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or scoleman@sbnature2.org

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