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See Paleontologist Gary Takeuchi on PBS Kids!

Check out one of our paleontologists, Gary Takeuchi, in the field. Real science in action!


Raise a Glass and Toast 100 Years of Water and Culture in L.A.

Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the Natural History Museum with commemorations, events and a new art exhibition.

FREE DAYS AT NHM this Fall -- November 5 and 6, 2013

Free admission on both days!. Every visitor will receive a bottle of water commemorating the opening of the L.A. Aqueduct and have the chance to be a part of the next 100 years by signing a register destined for a new time museum time capsule. Sponsored by Metabolic Studio

Click here to receive your free tickets. 

Tuesday, November 5

Just Add Water opens in Rotunda Gallery

NHM presents large-scale watercolor works by Los Angeles artist Rob Reynolds, inspired by the L.A. Aqueduct that brought water to a thirsty region. Support provided by the James Irvine Foundation

5:30 pm
Doors open for reception (open to the public)

6 pm
Introduction and opening remarks by artist and curator

6:30 pm
Reception and open exhibit

Rob Reynolds
Los Angeles Water Traveling Over the Owens Valley, 2013 (detail)
Watercolor, gouache, and ink on rag paper. 68" x 93 1/2"
Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer; Copyright: Rob Reynolds, 2013


Wednesday, November 6

Civic Ceremony and Time Capsule Creation

5:30 pm
Steps of the NHM 1913 Building. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the L.A. Aqueduct and NHM, with remarks by civic leaders, a ceremonial lighting of the Expositon Park Fountain, and a display of materials that will be placed in a time capsule that will be opened in 2113.

6 pm
Taste of History: A Watershed Moment is a reception and unforgettable culinary experience celebrating 100 years of water in L.A. and a curatorial presentation on the city’s transformation from a desert into an oasis.

Free for Members at the Fellow level and higher.
For more information, click here 

Presenting Sponsors: Department of Water and Power and NHM 100

NHM 100 Wonders Never Cease



Announcing the Grand Prize Winners of our Augmented Reality Poster Campaign Grand Prize:
A night at the museum + 3 friends!

Winner: TBD

Second Place Prize: Driftwood Dinosaur
Winner: TBD


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