Wildling Museum Reopening to the Public
The Wildling Museum is excited to share that the museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, November 7, 2020. New modified public walk-in hours will be Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visitors will enjoy access to a new exhibition in the Valley Oak Gallery honoring the Wildling’s 20-year history, 20/20: A Retrospective, on view through February 14, 2021. Also on view is the recently extended main floor exhibition, Starry Nights: Visions of the Night Sky, which runs through January 31, 2021.
The museum will assess County Covid-19 reports regularly and may adjust hours over time. Visitor information is regularly updated on the Wildling Museum’s website at www.wildlingmuseum.org/visit.
Current Wildling Museum members may also visit by appointment beginning Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Current members may schedule appointments to visit Wednesday - Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. by contacting Julie Mock at [email protected] or (805) 688-1082.
The Wildling Museum is following public health guidelines as advised by the CDC and County of Santa Barbara to ensure the safety of visitors and staff. Visitors are advised to review current Covid-19 policies and procedures prior to their visit at www.wildlingmuseum.org/visit.
The Wildling Museum will also continue its virtual programming series highlighting art and nature topics, now sponsored by Montecito Bank and Trust. The Wildling’s next virtual program will take place on Thursday, November 12, 2020, 4 - 5 p.m. via Zoom with James Hines, Conservation Director for the Los Padres Chapter of the Sierra Club. For more information, visit: www.wildlingmuseum.org/news/james-hines-urban-wilderness.
Additional museum content and resources are regularly shared via the Wildling Museum email newsletter, social media, YouTube channel, and Virtual Visit page. Contact [email protected] to subscribe to museum updates and learn more.
Also reopening to the public the first weekend in November is nearby Solvang museum the Elverhøj Museum of History and Art. For more information, visit www.elverhoj.org.