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Fellows Events

These VIP events are exclusively for Fellows members. To attend these one-of-a-kind receptions, lectures, trips, dinners, and more, please call the Fellows office at 213.763.3253 to upgrade today and for more information on all the select Fellows events. Benefit level varies with each event.

Save the Date - Upcoming Fellows Events

Alliance Circle Salons

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 4 - 6 pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 2 - 4 pm


Alliance Circle Luncheon

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | 11:30 - 2:00 pm

Taste of History

Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 5 - 9 pm


Fellows in Focus: Placerita Canyon Bioblitz | July 2017
Attendees assisted Museum Curators, Scientists and Researchers document the wildlife at Placerita Canyon.

Alliance Circle Salon: Resinating Beauty | September 2017
Fellows at the Alliance Circle and above enjoyed beer, wine, appetizers, and a presentation by Dr. Brian Brown about NHMLA’s newly acquired Oschin Amber Collection.

Alliance Circle Salon: Primary Color | November 2017
Fellows at the Alliance Circle and above enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvres while Dr. Aaron Celestian leads an illuminated discussion about the science of mineral color, their use as pigments, and how they have been used from pre-history to the modern era.

Alliance Circle Luncheon | September 2017

Fellows at the Alliance Circle joined us for lunch and a presentation by NHMLA’s Marine Biodiversity Center that will highlight their new Diversity Initiative for the Southern California Ocean (DISCO).

Tattoo VIP Opening Reception | November 2017

Fellows members were the first to see Tattoo: An Exhibition. Attendees enjoyed cocktails and appetizers and had the opportunity to view live tattooing in the exhibit's parlor

Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Opening Reception | December 2017

Fellows were invited to join Dr. Aaron Celestian, Mineral Sciences Curator and Optimum Diamonds (New York) to the world’s first major exhibition of extraordinary natural green diamonds.

Alliance Circle Luncheon | December 2017

Fellows at the Alliance Circle joined us for lunch and Invertebrate Paleontology Collections Manager Austin Hendy and Collections Assistant Lindsay Walker's presentation Fossil Insects of LA: Embracing the Future while Curating the Past.


Private Tours are available to Fellows

Private, behind-the-scenes collections tours are available to Fellows level members from 10 am- 4 pm, Monday-Friday. Please allow two weeks advance notice to book tours. Call the Fellows office at 213.763.3253 or e-mail at fellows@nhm.org to start booking today. Visit the Research and Collections page to see available departments.