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Rise Up L.A.: A Century of Votes for Women

While some women earned the right to vote in 1920, the fight was far from finished.


For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.

Nature Lab

Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.

Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

“This was my chance to show what I wish was in the history books.” 
—Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco




Summer Educator Conference: Planting Seeds, Growing Stewards

Educator Workshop Adult
  • 8 am

Planting Seeds, Growing Stewards is an Educator Summer Conference presented by the California Native Plant Society and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Project Phoenix: Investigating Bird Responses to Smoke

This groundbreaking community science project seeks to understand how wildfire smoke is impacting birds.

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Backyard Bats

This survey, which is supported by the Disney Conservation Fund, is an opportunity to broaden awareness and interest in conserving species found in urban areas.

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NHM's Anthropology Department and the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) are excited to welcome Indigenous Chamorro fiber artist Maria “Lia” Terlaje Barcinas and Samoan graphic designer, muralist, and PIEAM artist-in-residence JP / Jason Pereira onto the museum campuses. Over the course of two months, Barcinas and Pereira will connect with Chumash and Tongva artists to learn more about the traditional weaving practices of Southern California Indigenous communities, visit sites around the city and surrounding areas, hold a community offering ceremony at PIEAM, and spend time with the ancestral tapas and woven mats at NHM. 

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Girls in STEM Days

Join us for Girls in STEM Days at the Natural History Museum! Girls in STEM Days are an opportunity for girls ages 8-18 to participate in hands-on STEM activities, meet real scientists, and explore future career paths in a fun and engaging way.

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SnailBlitz 2024

Ready to snail it again for science?! SnailBlitz is back for its ninth annual bioblitz!

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