This October, it's all about you. From macaw meet-and-greets to mind-expanding member talks to al fresco Sunday mimosas, we're excited to honor the people who make the Academy's mission possible: our members. Thank you for your support—and we look forward to celebrating you all month long!
Members' Month Specials
Extra Savings for Members
Enjoy 20% off at the Academy’s retail stores and photo desk all month long! Plus, when you make a purchase during Members’ Month, you’ll receive a Member Hopper Card for an extra 20% off purchases made between November 21 and January 5, 2020. Need a refresher on your benefits? Click here.
The Terrace Members' Brunch
Sundays in October
Visit the Terrace Restaurant in the West Garden for a complimentary mimosa or orange juice and purchase an assortment of fresh pastries for a yummy jump-start to your day at the museum. No reservations necessary.
Exclusive Programs, Docent Walks, & Member Talks
Sunday, October 6 and 20
Chomp, chomp! Meet our aquarium biologists for an up-close feeding demonstration with the Academy’s elegant (and hungry) stingrays.
No RSVP necessary.
Members & Macaws
Sunday, October 13 and 27
Meet our marvelous macaws! Learn all about the rainforest's most colorful characters from the Academy biologists who care for them everyday.
No RSVP necessary, but space is limited!
SOLD OUT! Docent Walk: Pumps & Pipes
October 8, 15, 22, and 29
Meet in Front Lobby
Join this volunteer-led walking tour of the unique engineering elements that keep the Academy running—and make us a leader in sustainability.
SOLD OUT! Member Talk: Exploration and Ecology of Twilight Zone Fishes
Take a deep-dive into the Twilight Zone with icthyology graduate student Tyler Phelps and hear about the Academy's latest discoveries from this mysterious marine realm.
SOLD OUT! Member Talk: Talking Trash with Dr. Elizabeth Bagley and Recology
Hear from Dr. Elizabeth Bagley, the Academy’s Director of Sustainability, and Eric Ahnmark, Recology’s Sustainability Program Manager, on how we can move ourselves—and our planet—toward a circular, zero-waste economy.
SOLD OUT! Member Talk: Slug Thieves: Nematocyst Sequestration in Aeolid Nudibranchs
Learn about the unique predator-prey relationship between nudibranchs (sea slugs) and cnidarians (jellyfish) in this talk by marine biology graduate student Lisa Paggeot.
Join or renew with promo code AUTUMN to get free Daytime Admission tickets to share with friends and family. Hurry—this offer waddles away October 31!*
*Join or renew by October 31, 2019, and receive up to 3 complimentary Daytime Admission tickets to the California Academy of Sciences. Offer available for Individual, Individual Plus, Teacher, Community Value, and Senior levels (1 ticket), Family and Family Plus levels (2 tickets), and Associate level (3 tickets). Not valid on Explorer or higher levels. Complimentary tickets are valid for 1 year from date of purchase of new or renewing membership and have no cash value. Pick up tickets at the Service Desk. Offer is not retroactive and may not be combined with other offers.