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Behind-the-Scenes Gallery Walk at County Museum

10/6/2012 - Behind-the-Scenes Gallery Walk at County Museum


News Release                          Date: September 27, 2012

Contact:                 Jennifer Reynolds, Media Specialist • (909) 307-2669 ext. 278 •

                                Robert McKernan, Museum Director • (909) 307-2669 ext. 249 •

For release: Immediately

Event date: Saturday, October 6, 2012


Museum Director to Lead Gallery Walk


Visitors to the San Bernardino County on Saturday, October 6 at 2:00 p.m. will have an opportunity to gain special insights into the museum’s world-famous bird and egg collections when Museum Director Robert McKernan offers a peek at the Biological Sciences Division’s ornithology collections. The program is included in paid museum admission.

The gallery walk will include a behind-the-scenes tour of the ornithology research collections and discussions about the significance of these avian collections to science, conservation, and global awareness of biodiversity. A tour of the Life in the Air Gallery and previews of plans for new exhibits in the bird halls will also be included in this program.

The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 am to 5pm. General admission is $8 (adult), $6 (military or senior), $5 (student), and $4 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free. For more information, visit The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services’ telephone number is 909-307-2669 ext. 229 or (TDD) 909-792-1462.



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