February 9, 2004
date: Sunday February 15 & Monday February 16
Plans Busy Holiday Weekend
Day weekend will be busy at the San Bernardino County Museum in
Saturday, February 14, Curator of History Ann Deegan will give
a presentation about Guatemalan textile techniques based on the
museum's Mary Meigs Atwater textile collection. Dr. Deegan will
also lead a tour of the new museum exhibit, "Beauty for the
Hand and Eye." The presentation starts at 1:00 p.m. and is
free with museum admission.
February 15, is another in the series of "Third Sundays at
the Museum." Free admission is sponsored by a group of local
dentists in recognition of Children's Dental Health Month. Robert
McKernan, museum director, will give a special presentation at
2:00 p.m. on birds and habitats of the Lower Colorado River. He
will discuss the dynamics of this important southwest river ecosystem
and explore historic and current river environments and how changes
from flood control systems and dams have significantly altered
museum's education division will host family activities on Sunday
from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
museum will also be open on the holiday Monday, February 16. Visitors
will enjoy the museum's permanent galleries and see several special
exhibits: "Beauty for the Hand and Eye" in the Hall
of History, "Paintings by Boris Deutsch" in the Fisk
Gallery, and "Outdoor Adventures in San Bernardino County"
in the Schuiling Gallery.
San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit
from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $6 (adult),
$5 (senior or student) and $4 (child aged 5-12). Children under
5 and members of the Museum Association are admitted free. Parking
is free, and the facility is handicapped-accessible. The museum's
Garden Café will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch, snacks,
and beverages. Third Sunday free admission is sponsored by C.
Dennis Zingler, D.D.S., Beaumont Dental Center; Christopher Wacker,
D.D.S, Loma Linda Children's Dental Group; Patrick Garcia, D.D.S.,
East Highlands Dentistry; Ronald Roy A. Simus, D.D.S., Simus Orthodontics;
and David Westerberg, D.D.S. For
more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org
or call (909) 307-2669 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.