Upcoming Events

Jun 3, 2017

Bonobos!

We’re going bananas for bonobos! Learn about this endangered and peaceful great ape, who shares 98.7% of their genetic code with us, and conservation efforts to save the species. This Living with Animals program has two, 30-minute presentations at 1:00 ... read more

Jun 4, 2017

Something Wild!

We’re bringing the wilderness to you in this live animal presentation of cold-blooded animals! You’ll explore the world of reptiles, amphibians, and anthropods! Free for Museum Members or with general admission.Something Wild! is a Living with Animals program and has two, 30-minute ... read more

Jun 10, 2017

Yoga in the Rotunda

Buy tickets to Yoga in the Rotunda! Join us for quiet teacher-led morning yoga under our dome before doors open! Enjoy an all-levels flow class with modifications so that each individual can go at their own pace and work to ... read more

Jun 16, 2017

Edible Culture

Learn about kosher food practices, an alternative way of thinking about the meat on your plate. This program has two, 30-minute discussions starting at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. About Living with Animals: We encounter animals ... read more

Jun 17, 2017

Dogs That Serve

Dogs are more than great companions, they can provide life-changing assistance to someone with a disability. See the incredible skills of these talented service dogs in a live demonstration in the rotunda. Dogs That Serve is a Living with Animals program ... read more

Jun 20, 2017

Canine Ambassadors

Curious about canines? Come meet the San Diego Humane Society’s Canine Ambassadors! They’ll teach you how to meet a dog safely, say hello, and may even show you a trick or two. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. ... read more

Jun 20, 2017

A Bee’s Life

Buzzzzzz! Learn more about the lives of bees, the importance of their conservation, and even how they make delicious honey. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. About Living with Animals: We encounter animals everywhere in our daily lives: ... read more

Jun 21, 2017

Something Wild!

We’re bringing the wilderness to you in this live animal presentation of native San Diego animals. If you’re lucky you may even get to touch them!  Free for Museum Members or with general admission. Something Wild! is a Living with Animals ... read more

Jun 24, 2017

Yoga in the Rotunda

Buy tickets to Yoga in the Rotunda! Join us for quiet teacher-led morning yoga under our dome before doors open! Enjoy an all-levels flow class with modifications so that each individual can go at their own pace and work to ... read more

Jun 24, 2017

Birds of Prey

See the power and agility of native predatory birds up close in this live demonstration. Plus you’ll learn about the vital role these birds play in our ecosystem and the importance of their conservation. You won’t think of these birds ... read more

Jun 25, 2017

Meatless Munchies

Can you make a nutritious plant-based meal that’s also delicious? Veg -Appeal will teach you how to cook a delicious vegan meal and, of course, tastings are encouraged! Meatless Munchies is a  program and has two, 30-minute demonstrations at 2:00 p.m. ... read more

Jun 28, 2017

Undersea Giants

Giant manta rays can grow up to 23 feet and are on the endangered species list. Learn how Mares Mexicanos is working with scientists and locals in Mexico to preserve this ocean giant’s ecosystem. Undersea Giants is a Living with Animals program ... read more

Jul 31, 2017

Race and Membership in American History: An Interdisciplinary Approach Seminar

This seminar, in partnership with the Museum of Man and Museum of Photographic Arts, explores the origins of the concept of “race,” the emergence and legacy of the Eugenics movement, and the role of “race” in public policy that continues ... read more

Sep 4, 2017

Summer Hours End

The last day to enjoy our summer hours is Monday, September 4, 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. We will return to our normal, daily hours of 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5. Soak up the last rays ... read more