The Desert Museum is preparing for a very special arrival--an eleven-month-old black bear cub! Injured when she was rescued last summer, the bear cub is now healthy and thriving. The cub will need some time to adjust to her new home in the Mountain Woodland area, so her public debut will depend on her. Check the website for information as it becomes available.
VANISHING CIRCLES IN MEXICO CITY
A Collatoration of Art & Science
The Desert Museum's art exhibition, Vanishing Circles, traveled to Mexico and debuted in Mexico City on March 12. UNAM and the Desert Museum partnered to mount the exhibition in 7,000 sq. ft. of the university's science museum. The exhibition marks the first U.S. exhibition/collaboration in the history of UNAM's science museum.Vanishing Circles portrays endangered, threatened or compromised species in the Sonora Desert through art. The exhibition will be on display through May 31.
Museum Explorers' camps for Grades 1-6 will open campers' eyes to the wonders of the Sonoran Desert Region. Campers will explore every nook and cranny of the Museum as they use science and art to make their own desert discoveries. New this year: Sand Sharks campers (grades 5th & 6th) will spend a day at The Dive Shop in Tucson for marine science and a "Discover Scuba" experience.
With its brilliant colors and daring aerobatics, the hummingbird-the smallest bird in North America-is both captivating and entertaining. Join author and former ASDM science researcher Karen Krebbs to learn about the beautiful little winged jewels that flash through back yards and the desert. Class includes an in-town evening lecture and an all-day field trip.