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Throughout the year, the Museum offers an exciting variety of adult programs designed to encourage understanding and appreciation of the many facets of our natural world. Lectures and films, classes, field trips, panel discussions, and workshops provide opportunities to experience new ideas, develop new skills, meet active adults with similar interests, and learn from experts.

The Museum also offers a wonderful roster of family programs that create opportunities for parents and children of all ages to have fun learning together.

For more specific information about upcoming adult and family programs, please visit our Calendar page

Poet-In-Residence Program

Nature Poetry Readings & Workshops

Nature Poetry Workshop
With Perie Longo, Poet-in-Residence
Saturday, July 23
1:00-2:30 PM
Workshop is free with Museum admission and open to adults and teens.  Register at

Nature Poetry Reading
With Perie Longo, Poet-in-Residence, & Friends
Saturday, July 30
2:00-3:00 PM
Poetry readings in celebration of nature.

A Sip, a Stroke, a Waterbird
A special evening of art and wine
Thursday, July 28
6:30-9:00 PM
John & Peggy Maximus Gallery

Sip Silver Wines paired with chocolates while an art instructor from The Painted Cabernet guides you through the creation of your own Audubon Masterpiece.   Find your artistic inspiration on a private tour of the Maximus Gallery exhibit of Audubon’s waterbirds with Curator, Linda Miller.  $65 Members; $75 non-members.  Price includes one glass of wine and chocolates.  Additional wine will be for sale at the event.

Information: or call (805) 682-4711 ext 110

Benjamin Silver of Silver Wines, will be the winemaker for the evening.  Check out Siver wines at the Wine Festival on June 25 or at

Check out the Painted Cabernet at




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