Teacher Appreciation Night
August 22, 2015
In a night dedicated to educators, Desert Museum staff and other community partners will showcase 2015-16 school programs. Registered teachers* will receive free admission and 10% off in the Gift Shops.
Guests are welcome at all events.
Guest admission: $15.50 adults (Arizona or Sonora residents with ID), $6.00 kids (ages 4-12). Kids 3 and under are free.
Museum members: free
5:00-6:00 Registration and Check-in on Front Patio
5:30-8:30 p.m. Community Partner Education Showcase in the Baldwin Education Building with:
Arizona Science Teachers Association, Mad Science, UA Skin Cancer Institute, Inner City Outings/Sierra Club, Project Wet, TEP
5:00-10:00 p.m. Enjoy Summer Saturday Evening at the Museum, featuring:
- Creatures of the Night:
© 2007 Paul and Joyce Berquist
- Geology Rocks, Biomimicry:
Hands-on Science demonstrations by the Museum's Junior Docents, including activities from our new education classes.
- In the Ironwood Art Gallery:
Vanishing Circles — a selection of timeless works depicting disappearing wildlife of the Sonoran Desert. Featuring the newest acquisitions of the Desert Museum’s permanent collection.
Two critically Endangered species endemic to the Sea of Cortez: the Vaquita, Phocoena sinus, in a school of Totoaba, Totoaba macdonaldi
Net Loss, © Rachel Ivanyi 2014
- On the Museum Grounds:
- Nocturnal animals, night-blooming plants, "Nature at Night" demonstrations and activities.
10% Discount in Gift Shops
Registrations are now closed for Teacher Appreciation Night 2015