Join Bettina Matzkuhn, the multimedia artist behind Meteobotany, at the next Beaty Biodiversity Museum Nocturnal on October 19th, 2023. Bettina will talk about the process of making her textile works featuring embroidered lichen specimens over BC weather patterns, including iteration and experimentation to combine a range of materials with a scientific and creative perspective. Admission by […]
This event is part of the 2023 Celebrate Learning Week, taking place from May 2–9, 2023. Plants like trees, shrubs, flowers, and ferns are known as vascular plants, which means they have inner structures that transport water, sugar, and nutrients around their bodies. Learn about new and familiar plants while we explore different groups and their […]
Join us for a special Beaty Nocturnal with Bettina Harvey, the artist behind the current feature exhibition, Drift: from the forest to the sea. Bettina will talk about her artistic journey, as well as the role of citizen scientists in monitoring biodiversity, and environmental grief and resilience. The talk will be followed by a panel discussion with artists and […]
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is pleased to invite you to attend the book launch of an amazing new book Pressed Plants, Making a Herbarium by Linda PJ Lipsen (Linda Jennings), curator of the UBC Beaty Biodiversity Museum Herbarium. You are invited to learn more about pressing plants and to socialize with fellow naturalists, botanists, and hobbyists during the event. There […]
Join artist Bettina Harvey for a meet-and greet about her new exhibition, Drift: from the forest to the sea. Harvey's illustrations of driftwood explore themes of time, love, and ecology. Nocturnal by-donation general admission from 5:00-8:30pm. Admission is always free for UBC students, staff, and faculty with valid UBC ID.
Hosted by Penny Becker, Chad Hanson, and Andrew S. Wright! Preventing Extinctions: Architecting the Accretocene is an exhibit on habitat restoration and rewilding that has been a decade in the making. This exhibit celebrates the successes that Island Conservation has had across the world in saving species from extinction on remote islands. The Beaty’s Nocturnal […]