Lifelong Learners: Birding in the Collections
January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
One event on January 24, 2022 at 10:00 am
Birding in the Collections
Sunday, January 23, 10:00am-11:00am
Monday, January 24, 10:00am-11:00am
Can’t wait until spring to see wood warblers and tanagers? Curious to learn about bird families from distant lands? Join us as we peruse the Museum’s collection of over 5500 bird specimens. From tropical Sword-billed Hummingbirds to extinct Passenger Pigeons, you can view the wonders of the avian world up close and without the need of your binoculars. Vaults are only accessible by stairs.
Other Lifelong Learners Programs:
Museum: From Top to Bottom
Tuesday, January 25, 10:00am-12:00pm
Explore the museum’s archives and collection storage vaults with docent Mike McGinity to learn about the museum and its collections. Archives and vaults are only accessible by stairs.
Art and Passion in the Museum: The Gifts of Guido Nincheri
Tuesday, March 8, 10:00am-12:00pm
Join docent Mike McGinity as we learn about the life and gift of Artist Guido Nincheri. Once called the Michelangelo of Canada, you will learn about his passions and life leading to a new discovery about a little known artist.
Program fee per session: $3 per adult/Free for museum members. Pre-registration required. Capacity is limited. Pets are not permitted on walking tours. Children are not permitted in our lifelong learners programming.
What are lifelong learners programs?
The Museum of Natural History and Planetarium offers tours, talks, drawing classes and other programs throughout the year for adult learners in our Lifelong Learners series. We have a variety of programming tailored for all kinds of lifelong learners