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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.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 11:30 am-2 pm

Check back for more details about our next Alliance Circle Luncheon soon!
For the $3,500 Alliance Circle level and above. Call 213-763-3253 to upgrade today.


Saturday May 20

Fellows at the Alliance Circle level and above are invited to an intimate gathering in the homes of fellow members and donors for a presentation from a Museum curator or scientist.

Soil, The Soul of our Gardens
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 3 pm
Join Richard Hayden, NHMLA’s Head Gardener, as we explore the science of healthy soil and learn about the beneficial biology that lives beneath our feet.

Upcoming Fellows Events

Fellows in Focus: A Conversation with Jared Diamond
Saturday, May 6, 2017

Join Jared Diamond, UCLA anthropologist and NHMLA research associate, on Saturday, May 6 from 2 – 4 p.m. to discuss NHMLA Journeys and our upcoming trip to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands over beer, wine, and appetizers.

Past Fellows Events

Fellows in Focus: Imaginging Extinction
November 2016

Fellows enjoyed a festive cocktail reception as renowned author (and Fellows member) Ursula K. Heise presented her newly released book, Imaginings Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species.

Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Reception
December 2016

Fellows were invited to the opening of the Natural History Museum's newest special exhibition, Diamonds: Rare Brilliance. Attendees enjoyed cocktails as they viewed the Juliet pink diamond, the Argyle violet diamond, the Victorian orchid diamond, and the rainbow diamond necklace with Mineral Sciences Curator, Aaron Celestian.

Fellows in Focus: A California Life
January 2017

The Fellows enjoyed an afternoon cocktail reception and presentation on Susan Gottlieb's new book, The Gottlieb Native Garden: A California Love Story.

Fellows in Focus: The Cat That Changed America
March 2017

Fellows enjoyed a special private viewing of The Cat That Changed America at Laemmle’s Monica Film Center in Santa Monica on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The screening included complimentary popcorn and a Q&A with the film makers will follow the film.


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.