Featured Event

Museum Lecture – February 21, 2019

Baskets of the Cahuilla and Serrano Indians: Their Manufacture, Materials and Uses   presented by Daniel McCarthy, M.S. Native Americans have lived in this region for thousands of years prior to the arrival of Europeans.  Baskets are perhaps one of the oldest artifacts used continually throughout much of prehistory and that continue to be … [Read More...]

Featured Exhibit

Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change – January 5 – March 10, 2019

  “Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change” addresses the effects of changing weather patterns on a universal symbol of the Golden State’s beauty: the wildflower. Through a display of more than 45 landscape photographs by Bay Area-based photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter, this traveling … [Read More...]

Museum Updates

California Humanities Grant Awarded to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum

‘You’re not taking me out of here alive’ Retired bomb squad man takes new look at Giant Rock legend By Stacy Moore Hi-Desert Star Nov 16, 2018 Please check out the article in the Hi-Desert Star from November 16, 2018 Click here for link. BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURE November 15, 2018 ~ 12 p.m. A Suicide Bombing at … [Read More...]