Programs for Adults

Spring 2016 Museum Discovery Series
Find out what our scientists are learning from the museum's collections at these free public lectures.

Spring 2016 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Course
(for adults 50+)

The Science of Museum Collections
Session II + add-on:  April 4-29 + May 2-6 (5 meetings)
Wednesdays 3-4:30pm

Enjoy a museum sampler! Discover collections and the science behind them. Explore a new subject each week. Curators and collections managers will share interesting facts about specimens they are charged with collecting, cataloging, conserving, and researching. Featured this session will be insects, plants, art, archaeology, and mammals. Included will be tours of the UA Museum of the North collections and laboratory spaces plus hands-on activities presented by museum education. 

Registration required. Register via OLLI. Registration opens February 16, 2016.

Explore the theme of your choice and experiment with color, texture and material. No previous experience necessary.
Enjoy dessert and hot drinks. See collections. Create your own works of art with professional instruction.

Be inspired by the museum’s natural history collections, explore naturalist drawings, and make your own copper plate print.

Instructor: Karinna Gomez, Curatorial Assistant of Fine Arts, UAMN
When: Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 14, 2016, 5-7pm
Where: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab
Cost: $100 (non-members) / $90 (members)* 

Register here.

*Includes art instructor, superior art materials, light refreshments and access to the museum.
For a better experience, group size is limited to 10 participants.


Image: Specimens & copperplate by K.Gomez.

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