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The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosts Night at the Museum

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 4, 2019

The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosted people of all ages for their ninth annual Night at the Museum presentation on Oct. 25 and 26. Museum docents escorted groups of 10 through the dark museum with a flashlight as they educated small children and adults about pre-historic and modern animals, civilizations, and natural occurrences and objects. T...

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science offers a Paleo Dig for Shark Teeth and Fossils

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science museums has an upcoming bi-annual Paleo Dig this spring. Each month, the museum provides discount days to the public and brings awareness about the history of Bakersfield. The museum hosted a two-dollar entrance fee on March 21 which is offered once a month. This is usually one of the busiest days at the museum. One...

BC details the history of museums

Saad Kazi, Reporter

November 25, 2018

There are approximately 850 million visits each year to American museums, more than the attendance for all major league sporting events and theme parks combined. “Who knew?” Professor David Koeth asked when listeners gave puzzled reactions to this statement. Different aspects of museums were shared by Bakersfield College faculty members Duane Anderson, Rae Ann Kumelos, Nan Gomez-H...

Kern County Museum holds civil rights lecture

Ja'nell Gore, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Oliver Rosales held a lecture on the history of civil rights in Kern County at the Kern County Museum on Oct. 17. In his lecture, he spoke about the transformation of Kern County and the way Mexicans and African Americans were treated. The focal points of the lecture were excerpts from his dissertation and manuscript “Mississippi West: Race, Politics and Civil Rights in...

Museum to host reception for Goodall

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor

March 19, 2014

While Bakersfield College is getting prepared to host Dr. Jane Goodall, a world-renowned primatologist and anthropologist, the Kern County Museum is planning a reception to complement the event, which will take place prior to the lecture on April 1. A Reception with Dr. Jane Goodall, presented by the Kern County Museum Foundation, will be an hour-long event, beginning at...

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