Featured Event

Hi-Noon Museum Lecture – December 19, 2019

Museums – once focused on collections management and the dissemination of academic knowledge to the public -- are increasingly embracing an additional role of promoting dialogue and diversity. This is evident in practices such as unseating academic expertise in favor of elevating hidden narratives, eschewing artifacts in favor of emotive objects, … [Read More...]

Featured Exhibit

“In the Field of the North – En los campos del norte” September 12 – December 21, 2019

In the Fields of the North is a series of evocative photographs accompanied by moving oral narratives - in English and Spanish - that take visitors into the contemporary world of migrant farm workers. Photographer and journalist David Bacon has spent over three decades documenting the lives of migrant workers and organizing with United … [Read More...]

Museum Updates

California Humanities Grant Awarded to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum

  Giant Rock Clean-Up on October 12, 2019. For more information click here.     Screen your own Giant Rock Flying Saucer Convention Souvenir on September 21, 2019. Click here for more information.   Update June 2019 Morongo Basin Wall Map installed. This map will set the backdrop to the digital exhibit. It is … [Read More...]