Members-Only Events

Member Sneak Previews

Member sneak previews offer the first opportunity to see the Museum’s newest temporary exhibit before it opens to the public, a guest lecture or performance, food and beverages. Interested in these events and not a member? Call 352-273-2047 or check out other benefits of membership.

Megalodon: The Largest Shark that Ever Lived
Oct. 2 | 7-8:30 p.m.

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Tastes Tunes and Treasures visitors looking at mammals

Tastes, Tunes & Treasures celebrates the 10th anniversary of the McGuire Center for the Lepidoptera and Biodiversity!

Members at the Supporting level and above have the opportunity to experience some of the collection’s most eye-catching specimens, hear about the growth of the McGuire Center, plans for the future and interact one-on-one with a few of the top graduate students highlighting their research, all while enjoying live music, hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

You don't want to miss out on this special evening, so call 352-273-2047 to upgrade your membership today!


McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Sept. 25, 2014
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Presentations by:

Dr. Thomas Emmel
Founding Director, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera & Biodiversity

Dr. Lincoln P. Brower
Research Professor of Biology, Sweet Briar College and
Distinguished Service Professor of Zoology Emeritus, University of Florida


Past events include Malacology, Ornithology, Vertebrate Paleontology, Ichthyology, the Herbarium, Mammalogy, Herpetology and most recently, Florida Archaeology.