NATtalks, Films, and Workshops

In the state-of-the-art Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Theater you can enjoy talks, unique film festivals, film premieres, and more. 


The Museum brings experts from around the country to speak on topics including our natural environment, history, world cultures, and art. Topics often coincide with the latest exhibitions at the Museum. Mark your calendars for the third Tuesday of the month and join us for thoughtful, engaging talks on the latest in scientific research.

The 2016-2017 season of NATtalks is made possible with support from media partner KPBS.

Upcoming Events

NATtalk: Art and Science: An Evening with William Stout

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7 PM

In celebration of Comic-Con International 2017, we’re hosting a special NATtalk with paleoartist and comic illustrator William Stout. From film design to comic books, LP covers to t-shirts, movie posters to our very own murals in Fossil Mysteries, Stout’s interests and talents seem to know no limits. Join us for an evening commemorating his work, complete with stories and art from his decades-long career.

Tickets are $9 for members, $12 for non-members, and can be purchased online , by calling 877.946.7797, or in the Museum. Doors will open at 5:30 PM, and our café will be serving food, beer, and wine, with the lecture beginning at 7 PM.

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