Oct 2016
Halloween in the Wild 2016-10-23 00:00:00.0

Spend this Halloween exploring the Castle filled with wildlife during Halloween in the Wild, a fun, not-too-scary event for the whole family. Activities include Halloween arts and crafts, Bobbing for Apples, a Water Squirt game, Spider Web Walking, Witch Hat Ring Toss, Laser Shot and Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss. Join in the Cake Walk and tour the Haunted House if you dare. Participate in the Costume Contest, Pumpkin Weight Guess and Candy Corn Guess to win extraordinary
prizes! Kids collect treats at all the game stations! All of the above is included with regular museum admission! Museum members are admitted FREE!

The Costume Contest will begin promptly at 6pm!!! The categories are Funniest, Scariest, Most Boo-tiful and Most Original!

Taco’Queta, Chinguini's Hotdogs and J’s Kettlecorn Food Trucks will be on hand to serve up delights. Bring your trick or treat bags and come on out!


Nov 2016
Grand Opening of Hunting for the Best Shot: Moments in Conservation Wildlife Photography Exhibit 2016-11-20 00:00:00.0

You are invited to the grand opening of Hunting for the Best Shot: Moments in Conservation Wildlife Photography Exhibit.

On November 19, from 4-6pm, view the new exhibit and the winners of the contest. Museum admission is FREE during this time. 

There will also be a book signing and presentation starting at 4:30pm from author and wildlife photographer, Bruce Taubert. His book, Wild in Arizona: Photographing Arizona's Wildlife, A Guide to When, Where, & How will be available for purchase.

Bruce retired from the Arizona Game and Fish Department in 2007 after 26 years managing the state’s wondrous wildlife and wild lands. As the Assistant Director of the Wildlife Management Division, he worked on critical wildlife and land management issues. As a member of the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Bruce traveled extensively in Africa, South America, the United States, and Canada.

His work is prominently displayed in magazines including Arizona Highways, Science, Ranger Rick, WildBird, Arizona Wildlife Views, Conservation International, and others. In addition, his images have been selected for Arizona Highways calendars, Smith-Southwest calendars and postcards, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department calendars. Bruce’s photographs have won multiple awards in the Annual Arizona Game and Fish Department photography contest.

Dec 2016
Winter Wonderland 2016-12-17 00:00:00.0