Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science

Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science

August 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am through August 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

On August 20, the San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) will unveil a new, permanent exhibition titled Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science in the new Eleanor and Jerome Navarra Special Collections Gallery.

The exhibition features rare books, art, photographs, maps, and historical documents from the Research Library’s 56,000-volume collection that will help pay homage to the past, present, and future of citizen science. These items will be displayed alongside plant and animal specimens and brought to life through multimedia displays, hands-on interactives, touchable models, and participatory experiences.


Visit Event Page Cost: $12-19

Venue Info

The San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT), located in beautiful Balboa Park, features fascinating exhibitions (both permanent and traveling) along with a full list of family programs and giant-screen films with a focus on natural science. Kids can join Scholastic's Ms. Frizzle™ for hands-on science activities (every Sunday at 12:15 and 2:15 PM). 

Location

San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)

1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USAGet directions