Elementary students from Sunset and Richmond district schools, including Francis Scott Key Elementary, Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary, and Claire Lilienthal Elementary and their family members were among the 8,000 visitors treated to a free family night at the California Academy of Sciences, thanks to the museum’s Rock Fund Program which underwrites access for all San Francisco’s school kids through field trips and other activities.
Behind the Scenes at the California Academy of Sciences
he Northern California coastline is a major migration route for many species of whales, and home to even more species of marine mammals, like seals, sea lions, otters and dolphins.
GG Park’s Music Concourse Attractions Close Again
… But it has been a start-and-stop year. After the elation of having the attractions open again, they recently needed to close again due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the City.
Author Immortalizes a Pair of Beloved Animals in 2 New Books
Sunset District resident and children’s book author Emma B. Smith released two new books over the summer, each offering a riveting story of a local animal celebrity. The animals she highlights are Claude, the albino alligator from the Academy of Sciences, and Odin, survivor and hero of the Tubbs Fire.
Letter to the Editor: California Academy of Sciences in the COVID-19 Era
As we plan for reopening in the future, we will continue to closely follow local and state public health guidelines to inform our approach. We look forward to welcoming visitors back through our doors again and our top priority is to ensure we provide the safest experience possible.
Music Concourse at the Heart of GG Park Draws Millions of Visitors Each Year
The heart of Golden Gate Park is the Music Concourse, an open-air plaza flanked by two state-of-the-art cultural institutions: the California Academy of Sciences and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum. It is also the site of the beloved Japanese Tea Garden.