at Turtle Bay Exploration Park
CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
Turtle Bay’s fifth Biennial opens on Redding’s Cultural Cruise, January 25! This exhibition features art in diverse media from emerging and established artists working on the West Coast. Prizes will be awarded at 6 pm and this year’s juror, artist and curator Carrie Lederer, will speak at 3 pm, before the event begins. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite piece to receive the People's Choice Award.
Enjoy pieces by local students in grades K-8, selected from student works created in the Famous Artists volunteer school program and curated by our Famous Artists Portfolio Program Volunteers.
Discover the unique partnership between cutting-edge western science and traditional indigenous knowledge in Turtle Bay’s newest exhibition, Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge, Shared Science, on display January 26 through May 5. Though the voices of elders and youth, storytelling, and hands-on activities, join the growing movement toward sustainability and the age-old ingenuity of indigenous practices.
From happy accidents to complex chemistry, explore the deep history of alcoholic beverages in Turtle Bay’s newest exhibition, Last Call: An Intoxicating History of Alcohol. Last Call will be on display February 16, through May 12 and features many hands-on elements. Match glasses to drinks! Take a docent-led field sobriety test and explore the ever-evolving sociology surrounding our connection to ethanol.
Experience the universal and powerful emotion of fear in Turtle Bay’s immersive blockbuster exhibition, Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear, on display May 31 through September 2, 2019.
Goose Bumps!, developed by the California Science Center, examines the physiological, neurobiological and sociological aspects of fear through a variety of engaging hands-on activities. Get your heart pumping and palms sweaty as you face common fears such as the Fear of Animals, the Fear of Electric Shock, Fear of Loud Noises and the Fear of Falling in a series of fun challenges.