An Evening with Paleo-artist Gary Staab


  • 03.16.18
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join internationally-renowned sculptor and paleo-artist Gary Staab for a talk about his artwork and extensive experience collaborating with scientists to bring dinosaurs back to life. Staab has spent a lifetime using his skills to reconstruct dinosaurs and other extinct animals. He has completed commissions for National Geographic, The Smithsonian and many other museums. His projects (more…)

Sculpting Dinosaurs with Paleo-artist Gary Staab


  • 03.17.18
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join internationally-renowned sculptor and paleo-artist Gary Staab for a dinosaur sculpting workshop. Staab will explain the process of how he brings extinct animals back to life and teach workshop participants how to sculpt a dinosaur! This hands-on workshop is designed for the general public and is fast-paced, fun and kid-friendly. Supplies and materials will be (more…)

Weekend Workshop: Oregon Volcanoes


  • 03.17.18
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Oregon has an explosive past! Discover how the Cascade Mountains were formed in this workshop for the whole family. Learn about the two types of volcanoes that are found globally, and where you can ascend each type in Central Oregon. Through demonstrations, experiments and artwork, there are many ways to explore what’s beneath our feet. (more…)

Wonder Woman: A Feminist Hero in a Leotard?


  • 03.19.18
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Women’s rights activists have used Wonder Woman as a symbol of empowerment. Yet, her sexualized, white Western image often fails to represent female independence or real women. This talk, by historian Michelle Seiler-Godfrey, Ph. D., will explore the icon’s history and the complex relationship between Wonder Woman and women’s rights activists from the 1940s through (more…)

Why We Need Darkness: Paul Bogard


  • 03.20.18
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Using light inefficiently wastes money and energy, harms our health and our environment and robs us of the stars. On the day of the spring equinox, Paul Bogard will discuss the wonder of a dark night sky, the issue of light pollution and some possible solutions. He is the author of The End of Night: (more…)

Backpack Explorers – What’s a-buzz?


  • 03.21.18
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 03.22.18
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Spring is here and the pollinators are out! Explore how bees, butterflies and hummingbirds help take care of the forest. Come on an adventure! Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and (more…)

Sky Hunters


  • 03.24.18
    11:00 am - 11:30 am

Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration. Experience these powerful predators up close as our wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace. 11:00 am and 1:30 pm Members $3, non-members $5 plus admission Registration and prepayment or purchase tickets at admissions. (more…)

Sky Hunters


  • 03.24.18
    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration. Experience these powerful predators up close as our wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace. 11:00 am and 1:30 pm Members $3, non-members $5 plus admission Registration and prepayment or purchase tickets at admissions. (more…)

Sky Hunters


  • 03.25.18
    11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • 03.25.18
    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration. Experience these powerful predators up close as our wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace. 11:00 am and 1:30 pm Members $3, non-members $5 plus admission Registration and prepayment or purchase tickets at admissions. (more…)