SENIOR CURATOR TO GIVE GALLERY TALK
Kathleen Springer, senior curator of geological sciences at the
San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands, will give an informal
gallery talk on the subject of fossils at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday,
June 19. The presentation is free with museum general admission.
The presentation is part of the continuing monthly series of
gallery talks by museum curatorial staff to provide visitors with
more insight about collections in the museum and specific exhibits
Springer will escort museum guests to a variety of fossil exhibits
in the museum, including the special exhibit, “Unearthed!
Fossils in the Museum Collections,” which closes on June
20. She will discuss the importance of museum collections for
preserving the heritage of a community and furthering scientific
endeavors and will talk about how the museum acquires and cares
for its paleontology collections.
Kathleen Springer has an extensive background in geology and
paleontology with over nineteen years’ experience in leading
geologic and paleontologic investigations throughout southern
California, Arizona and Nevada. She has been recognized by the
Association of Environmental Professionals for environmental education.
She is a resident of Claremont, California.
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. The museum’s
Garden Café is open for lunch, snacks, and beverages from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org
or call (909) 307-2669 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.