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Free Lecture: A Story of Abundance and Great Loss

Sep 30, 2014 6pm

UW-Stevens Point, Albertson Center for Learning Resources, 900 Reserve St, Stevens Point, WI 54481
As part of Project Passenger Pigeon, a series of events marking the centenary of the extinction of passenger pigeons, the UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History will be hosting a free lecture. Biologist Jim Krakowski will talk about the history passenger pigeons and the lessons to be learned from their extinction. Following the lecture will be a "meet and greet" with local wildlife artist, Mary Bratz, who painted the background of the museum's passenger pigeon exhibit.

UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History
715-346-2858
museum@uwsp.edu



Understanding the Bird

Oct 23, 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
How does a sculpture manipulate a subject to achieve a desired aesthetic? Join George Bumann as he discusses his process, using the observation skills of a scientist and the lens of an artist. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Lecture and Book Signing

Oct 18, 2014 1pm - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
In "The Echoes of Their Wings: The Life and Legacy of the Passenger Pigeon," Joel Greenberg examines the historic and environmental circumstances leading to the extinction of the passenger pigeon. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Relive the ‘60’s – The Rise and Fall of the Monkees

Oct 21, 2014 7pm

UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449
In this Continuing Education lecture series, find out about the life of the 1960s pop practioners: The Monkees. Fee: $10.
Speaker: Mat Bartkowiak.


Register marshfield.uwc.edu/continuing-ed or 715-389-6520