At the Academy, there's always something new to see—and as a member, there's always something just for you to see! Mark your calendars for these upcoming in-person events.

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Upcoming events

Clouds and Chemistry of Small Nearby Worlds

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Exoplanet VHS 1256b is 40 light years away, orbiting a binary system in the constellation Corvus the Crow.

An artist's illustration of the atmosphere of the cloudy brown dwarf VHS 1256b. Illustration credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, Joseph Olmsted (STScI)

June 3 at 7:30 pm

What is the atmosphere like on an object that's too massive to be a planet and yet too small to be a star?

Snapshot Cal Coast

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Snapshot Cal Coast Logo outline of the state of CA with silhouette of animals and photo of intertidal seaweeds & a starfish

Pisaster ochraceus and tidepool diversity. Pillar Point, San Mateo County, CA

Join us in June 2024 for our annual community science effort to document California's coastal biodiversity.

Weekly Member Hour favorites

Animal Moves!

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Animal print background with a presenter, holder scarves, dancing
March 8 at 10:15 am
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Join us for an all-ages exploration of animal movement from striking snake to feathery flyers. Daily, 10:15 am.

Penguin Feeding

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Three African Penguins
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Learn about our African penguin colony from an Academy biologist during this member program. Sundays, 10:30 am.

Tour of the Universe

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The Milky Way Galaxy as seen from outside.
February 5 at 10:30 am
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Explore the immense scale of the known Universe in this live presentation for members. Sundays, 10:30 am.

Missed it? We recorded it!

Member Talk: The Galápagos Islands

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Galapagos Islands image
March 20 at 3:00 pm
March 21 at 3:00 pm

Watch the recording of this Member Talk to learn about the Academy's long history in The Galápagos Islands!

Happening at the museum now!

California: State of Nature

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Colorful illustration of California wildlife and an urban skyline

A new exhibition at the Academy reveals the surprising ways California nature connects us all. Opening May 24!

Academy in Action

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2 guests look at the new exhibition kiosk, Academy in Action

Our colorful new mini-exhibition brings our three regeneration initiatives out of the field and into the museum.

Wander Woods

Girl plays atop a fallen tree trunk with a fanciful wood sculpture in the background at Wander Woods at the Academy

Activate your kids' curiosity about the natural world in our outdoor nature play and exploration space.

Member Hours

Academy members enjoy exclusive access to the museum every Tuesday (8:30-9:30 am) and Sunday (10-11 am). Guests are welcome—please purchase additional tickets as necessary.

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