walgreen-logo-transGet Your Flu Shot.  The Walgreens’s pharmacist will be here at the museum on Tuesday, Sept. 15th, from 1 – 3 pm., providing Flu Shots for a small fee.


Open Studio Tour

October 17th & 18th

25 artists will be participating this year. Artwork includes pottery, jewelry, wood-burning, steel sculptures, torchworked glass, oil and watercolor paintings, ceramics sculptures, photography, found object windchimes, and printmaking.

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Petroglyph Tours

Petroglyph Tours to Little Petroglyph Canyon – the largest concentration of petroglyphs in the western hemisphere – are sponsored by the museum and held in the spring and fall of each year. Spring and Fall dates are announced in advance on our web site, newsletter and mass emailing.

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Art Exhibits

The Museum’s Gallery showcases various artists’ works, as well as the popular Open Studio Tour. An Artist Reception, open to the public, is held opening night and artist interviews are available on our web site.

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Argus Gallery

The museum is working on equipping the Argus Gallery with display cabinets that will facilitate the often changing exhibits. The Display Cabinets for Argus Gallery Committee is headed up Thom Boggs, and consists on 4 sub-committees: Needs Analysis, Design Team, Construction Team and Fundraising/Budget/Financial Team.

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Annual Dinner & Auction

Annual Dinner & Auction

Saturday, Sept. 19th

Get a Sneak Peak at the Auction Catalog

Featured Artist Interview

Featured Artist Interview

In the Gallery thru Sept. 29th

Free Dat at the Museum Photo

Free Day at the Museum

Saturday, Sept. 12th
Moons of the Solar System

Docent Educational Programs Photo

Docent Educational Programs

Education, Classroom, Tours, Planetarium & More!

Children's Hour Photo

Children's Hour

Friday, September 11th

Pizza Factory Fundraiser Photo

Pizza Factory Fundraiser

Thursday, September 24th

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 The mission of the Maturango Museum is to preserve, interpret, and develop an appreciation for the natural and cultural history of the Northern Mojave Desert through research and education in the natural and physical sciences, and to promote the arts.

100 East Las Flores Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
760-375-6900 | FAX 760-375-0479
Open Daily 10 am to 5 pm
(Excluding Major Holiday

The Maturango Museum is a Death Valley Tourist Center and Northern Mojave Visitors Center.


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