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California Living Museum Paint/Sculpt-Out

Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Spend a gorgeous fall day plein air painting California native plants and animals followed by a group critique at the famous California Living Museum. All are welcome.

About CALM:

Since 1983, the California Living Museum (CALM) has grown from a grassroots effort to a beloved, accredited zoological facility that brings California wildlife and conservation to the forefront of the Kern County community. Acting as both a wildlife rehabilitation center and zoo, CALM exists to educate the public on the amazing flora and fauna that thrives in California.

One of the only zoological facilities operated by a County Office of Education, CALM works hand in hand with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools to educate students and adults alike; currently hosting over 20,000 students annually through our doors on school field trips. In collaboration with the CALM Foundation, we inspire guests to look at wildlife with new perspectives and intentions. It is our hope that we motivate each visitor to help make a personal commitment to the betterment of our planet.

Brought to You by Bird Dog Arts

Bird Dog Arts (BDA) is a first of its kind art gallery situated at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Representing California visual artists, this nontraditional gallery space strives to make art collecting a mainstream opportunity that was once considered possible only for the wealthy. BDA believes the arts are a necessity of life and, as all other retail offerings, should be made accessible to a broader market of consumers.

BDA’s is a visual, tactile, and digital expression of arts and creative passions assembled from California’s artisan world. We strive to support established and upcoming artists and have an educational component serving both, the seasoned artist and the creatives just starting out

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: California Living Museum, 10500 Alfred Herrell Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93306, (661)872-2256

Cost: $20 Member, $30 Non-Member (Zoo Admittance Included)




Saturday, October 14, 2023
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Program Category:


California Art Club


Artists, Art Enthusiasts
Membership Categories
Artists, Artist Members, Associate Artists, Mentorship Program, Out-of-State Artists, Signature Artists, Student Artists


California Living Museum
10500 Alfred Herrell Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93306 United States
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