Second Nature | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

We invite you and your family to take part in this stimulating series, bringing together Museum exhibits and workshop experts.

Butterfly Pavilion

Mar 19 – Sept 4, 2017

Step into our butterfly wonderland to witness over 30 species flying all around you.

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First Fridays

Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5 & Jun 9

Join us for this season of First Fridays where we are "Serving Up Science: The Dish On Food," live music, tours, cocktails, and more.

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Second Nature

The Museum welcomes you – urban naturalist, foodie, master gardener, DIY tinkerer, and all-around fun-seeker! NHMLA’s fall 2017 Second Nature workshop series will explore botanical designs via three individual classes. These workshops are fun, hands-on opportunities to learn something new. Something that will soon be second nature to you!




Holiday Wreaths |  Tuesday, November 14, 6 - 8 pm

Make your own festive door decoration!
Celebrate the season and assemble a holiday wreath -- a perfect addition to any door, fireplace, or wall. You’ll be provided with everything you need to construct the most wonderful decoration: dried botanicals, fresh aromatics, and a wide assortment of special embellishments.

Whether you’re a crafting pro or glue gun novice, our helpful instructors will make it easy to create your festive holiday decor, and along the way you’ll learn about different traditions and cultural perspectives surrounding wreaths from around the world.

Instructor Leigh Adams
Leigh Adams is the artist in Residence at the L.A. County Arboretum and New Horizon School, bilingual art teacher for 30 years in a multitude of Southern California schools, environmental educator, activist and designer of water harvesting gardens. She is the recipient of a United Nations Global Citizen award and the proud grandmother of young scientists!

REGISTER ONLINE: Members $20 | Non-members $23