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October 2020

Florida Museum hosts virtual macro photography workshop Oct. 24.

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$60

Learn from Florida Museum of Natural History scientists, photographers and educators about the world of close-up photography in the “Focus on Pollinators! A Macro Photography Workshop” on Oct. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. This special event provides instruction on equipment, lighting, tips and tricks as well as the ethics of photographing in nature. As a bonus, there is an optional in-person field experience on Oct. 25 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Participants can put their skills to the test…

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November 2020

Florida Museum hosts virtual ‘Science Off Tap’ Nov. 12

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host “Science Off Tap: Mangroves on the Move” Nov. 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. This FREE virtual event features an engaging conversation with Julie Walker, marine conservation fellow at UF’s Whitney Lab for Marine Bioscience, as part of the series “Changes on the Horizon.” The event will be livestreamed on Facebook and Zoom, join in the discussion and have a Florida Museum experience…

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Florida Museum and Alachua County Library District host ‘Lab Girl’ book discussion Nov. 17

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host the second “NEA Big Read Meetup: Lab Girl” Nov. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. In this FREE virtual book discussion, library staff and special guest speakers talk about the bestselling book “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. The event will take a close look at the experiences of local women in STEM as part of the NEA Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting…

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December 2020

Florida Museum and Alachua County Library District host children’s book discussion Dec. 5

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host “NEA Big Read Meetup: Swimming with Sharks” Dec. 5 from 10 to 11 a.m. In this FREE virtual book discussion, library staff and special guest speakers talk about the children’s book “Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark” by Heather Lang. This meetup is best suited for children in grades K-3 and is part of the NEA Big Read, a series of events building community…

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January 2021

Florida Museum and Alachua County Library District host ‘Lab Girl’ book discussion Jan. 12, 2021

January 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host the third “NEA Big Read Meetup: Lab Girl” Jan. 12, 2021 from 7 to 8 p.m. In this FREE virtual book discussion, library staff and special guest speakers talk about the bestselling book “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. They will take a close look at mental health and storytelling as part of the NEA Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of…

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