Events at the Norris Center

November 6 - December 8, 2018: The Norris Center is hosting an art show at the Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery in Cowell College entitled “Reserves of Inspiration: Exploring UC Santa Cruz Natural Landscapes." More information about this show and the artists featured can be found here. 

flyer describing the details of our new art event in november 2018

Other Santa Cruz Area Natural History Events

Santa Cruz Natural History Museum 

SCMNH has lots of great lectures, events, and workshops. Visit their website for more information on their upcoming endangered species lectures and seed gathering workshops. 

Seymour Marine Discovery Center and Younger Lagoon

The Seymour Center has frequent lectures on marine biology, leads many outreach events for the public, and offers public tours of the nearby Younger Lagoon. Check out their events calendar here.

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History has great exhibits on everything natural history related about Monterey County. Each year they also feature the natural history illustrations of CSUMB's students. Those students visit the Norris Center during their class, and do really great work. Check out the museum's current offerings, and especially visit for the CSUMB student artwork.