OPENING OCTOBER 7
Our annual exhibition of the year's best nature photography transports you to where life is lush, unusual is beautiful, and animals inspire us to be more human.
Experience an exhibition 200 million years in the making—and heads and tails above the rest. The largest land animals that ever lived have arrived at the Academy!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 | 5-9 PM | FAMILY-FRIENDLY
No bones about it: Our Halloween fundraiser is fright around the corner! Join us for trick-or-treats, yummy eats, and spirited science throughout the museum.
THURSDAYS | 6-10 PM | 21+
Wonder what our animals get up to once the sun goes down? Find out at the Academy’s weekly event that celebrates the unusual intersection of art and science.
We're all smiles: Phenomena is ready for its close-up. Enjoy a menagerie of animal stories, science updates, and aha! moments from across the Academy.
MEMBERSHIPS START AT $99
Keep up with your favorite creatures by visiting for free all year long—and support our research, education, and access initiatives while you're at it.