Finding ET: The Search for Life in the Universe at County Museum

People love ETs. In stories and movies, aliens from other places in the universe are more popular than dinosaurs. The real situation is rather different, as Jere Lipps will discuss in a guest lecture at the San Bernardino County Museum on Wednesday evening, September 26. The lecture, “Finding ET: The Search for Life in the Universe,” is offered free to the public and starts at 7:30 p.m. “Life may exist or have existed on Mars or on the icy moons... Read More

ArtFest Workshops at The San Bernardino County Museum

The San Bernardino County Museum will hold ArtFest art making workshops with a Dia de Los Muertos theme on Saturday, September 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The focus of the workshops will be comic book and graphic novel creation and watercolor techniques. The workshops are free with paid museum admission. Activities are sponsored by The James Irvine Foundation as a part of the museum’s ArtMuse grant initiative. Artist and photographer Terry... Read More

Moon Party at the County Museum

Members of the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers will set up their telescopes for a Moon Party at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Saturday evening, September 22, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Club members will bring several sizes and types of telescopes, ranging from refractors to reflectors to ‘compound’ optics, to share close-up views of the night sky. This event, suitable for all ages, is free to the public. “We’ll be observing... Read More

San Bernardino County Museum Open Labor Day Monday

The San Bernardino County Museum will be open on the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 3, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular museum admission fees apply. Museum visitors will enjoy three floors of exhibits focused on the cultural and natural history of inland Southern California and the southwest, including archaeology and anthropology, geology and paleontology, history, and biological sciences. Also on view are three special exhibits. “Art... Read More

Clifford J. Walker will give a guest lecture, “Indian Slave Trade in the old Southwest,” at the San Bernardino County Museum

Guest Lecture, “Indian Slave Trade” Clifford J. Walker will give a guest lecture, “Indian Slave Trade in the old Southwest,” at the San Bernardino County Museum on Wednesday evening, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public. Walker, the author of “gone the Way of the Earth: Indian Slave Trade in the old Southwest,” and “Back Door to California: The Story of the Mojave River Trail,” is a historian who teaches... Read More