Calendar

 

Oct 2017
Temporary Exhibit October - The Art of Nature

New Wildlife Art Exhibit by Doug and Sharon Quarles of Quarles Art Gallery in Benson, AZ. Click here to learn more!

 

Oct 2017
Project Go Wild Workshop - Fall Break

School is Out - Fall Break Fun Is In! Join us for these workshops and learn something new! 1-3pm each day.

October 17 - Archery: Ages 9 & up. Compound bows and arrows provided. Come learn shooting techniques and hit the bullseye!

October 18 - Be prepared! Come make your own paracord bracelet.

October 19 - Pond Exploration: What lives in our pond? Join in a pond scavenger hunt, make animal tracks and use magnifying glasses to see what tiny creatures are found in pond water.

October 20 - Desert Discovery - Go on a scavenger hunt on our desert trail. Encounter live desert animals and participate in activities along the way!

No registration is required - just show up! Prices include museum admission and material fee. All proceeds benefit youth conservation education programs.

Adults: $12
Kids (ages 4-12): $7

Museum Member Prices:
Adults: $3
Kids (ages 4-12): $3

Oct 2017
insect Room Closed

Please Note: The Insect Room will be closed from October 25-28 for Halloween in the Wild. It will re-open October 29.

Oct 2017
Halloween in the Wild

Spend this Halloween exploring the creepy castle! Halloween in the Wild is a fun, not-too-scary event for the whole family. Activities include Halloween arts and crafts, games, live animal encounters and PUMPKIN ARCHERY! 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 fun prizes! Kids collect treats at all the game stations!

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

All activities (except Pumpkin Archery) are included with museum admission: $9/adult; $7/senior or military; $4/child ages 4-12; kids 3 & under are free. Pumpkin Archery is $1/person and for ages 9 & up.

MJ's Hotdogs and Silver Scoops AZ Ice Cream will be here.

Bring your trick or treat bags and come on out!

 

 

Nov 2017
Activities for Adults - Archery

November 7, 9:30-11:30am - Archery Class -Drop-in lessons. Compound bows and arrows provided. Learn shooting techniques and hit the bullseye! $12/adult; $10/senior - includes museum admission and archery. $3/museum member. No registration required. 

Nov 2017
Meet & Greet with Quarles Art

Join us for light refreshments and a Meet & Greet with Doug and Sharon Quarles of Quarles Art Gallery. See them painting in action and view their realistic artwork in the new exhibit The Art of Nature. Free Admission.

Nov 2017
Veteran's Day

Active and former military with Military ID can receive free museum admission on Veteran's Day, November 11th, 2017. The museum is open 9am-6pm, with the last admission given at 5:15pm.

Nov 2017
Painting Class for Adults - American Bison

American Bison Painting class given by Doug Quarles of Quarles Art. This painting is modeled after the bison in the Museum!

$30/person; includes materials and museum admission. To register, please call Amy at (520)629-0100 ext. 385. Payment is required at time of registration.
We accept all major credit cards.

SIGN UP TODAY! CLASS IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS!

Nov 2017
Activities for Adults - Scale Drawing Class given by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Scale Drawing Lessons with The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Learn how to sketch like a naturalist! Make your very own miniature pencil drawings of a few of our animals, and discover how mathematical concepts can be used to make art! Enhance the way you observe; All levels of skill are welcome! Class is taught by The Mini Time Machine of Miniatures.

Classes are every 30 minutes, but feel free to drop in any time between 9:30-11:30am. $12/person; $10/senior includes materials. Museum members $3 each.

 

Nov 2017
Starfari

Spend the evening going on a Starfari at the International Wildlife Museum! Tucson Amateur Astronomy will have telescopes set up outside for stargazing. There will be an inflatable planetarium inside the museum with animal constellation shows. There will be nocurnal animal crafts and activities. Fun for all ages! Everything is included with regular museum admission; museum members admitted free.

Nov 2017
Activities for Adults - Museum Explorations

Join us for a presentation on Jaguars in Southeast Arizona by Arizona Game & Fish at 10am then explore the museum with a scavenger hunt, live animal encounters*, and an adult coloring station. Complete the scavenger hunt to be entered to win a museum membership and other fun prizes! All is included with museum admission - just $9 for adults or $7 for seniors! Discounted rates available for groups of 10 or more. Call (520)629-0100 ext. 311 to make a group reservation.*Live animal encounters from 11:15am-12pm and 1-2pm. All other activities available from 9am-5pm. Adults only please.

Dec 2017
Painting Class for Adults - Passenger Pigeon

Passenger Pigeon Painting class given by Doug Quarles of Quarles Art. This painting is modeled after the Passenger Pigeon in the Museum!

$30/person; includes materials and museum admission. To register, please call Amy at (520)629-0100 ext. 385. Payment is required at time of registration. We accept all major credit cards.

SIGN UP TODAY! CLASS IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS!

Dec 2017
Activities for Adults - Archery

December 12, 1-3pm - Archery Class - Drop-in lessons. Compound bows and arrows provided. Learn shooting techniques and hit the bullseye! $12/adult; $10/senior - includes museum admission and archery. $3/museum member. No registration required. 

Dec 2017
Winter Wonderland

Celebrate the holidays in wild style! Kids of all ages can enjoy winter-themed crafts, Santa photos and join in some reindeer games!