Release date: IMMEDIATELY
Date: May 6, 2004
Contact: Jennifer Reynolds, Media Specialist ~ (909) 798-5048
Chris Sagebiel, Curator of Geology ~ (909) 307-2669 ext. 237 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.
Event date: SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2004
Event place: Redlands CA
GEOLOGY CURATOR TO SPEAK ABOUT MINERALS
Chris Sagebiel, curator of geology at the San Bernardino County
Museum in Redlands, will give an informal gallery talk on the
subject of mineral specimens at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15.
The presentation is free with museum general admission.
The presentation is part of the continuing monthly series of
gallery talks by curatorial staff to provide visitors with more
insight about specific exhibits on display in the museum.
Sagebiel will introduce visitors to minerals, crystals, and gemstones
presently on display in the museum as well as specimens in the
research collections. He will also discuss current plans for redesigning
the mineral exhibits.
A graduate of the University of Texas, he is presently in the
Ph.D. program at the University of California, Riverside in the
Graduate Group in Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics.
The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street
exit from Interstate 10. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays
and holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 (adult),
$5 (senior or student) and $4 (child aged 5-12). Children under
5 and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is
free, and the facility is handicapped-accessible. Lunch, snacks,
and beverages are available at the museum's Garden Café
from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org
or call (909) 307-2669.
Kamelyta Plimley, Marketing Assistant
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA 92374
Tel (909) 798-9829 Fax (909) 748-7763 TDD/TTY (909) 792-1462.