The Art and Science of Learning to Coexist with Urban Wildlife

When:
April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
2018-04-28T11:00:00-06:00
2018-04-28T16:30:00-06:00
Where:
National Museum of Wildlife Art
2820 Rungius Rd
Jackson, WY 83001
USA
Cost:
Free, and includes lunch, so registration is required.
Contact:
Taylor Woods
3077325437

Join us for a day of Learning to Coexist with Urban Wildlife. In the morning there are two free presentations, followed by a visual artist workshop. The workshop is also free, and includes lunch, so registration is required. The presentations begin at 11 a.m. “Art Can Save a Panda: Bringing Artists and Scientists Together for Animal Conservation” A TEDx Talk by Dr. Lucy Spelman, Professor of Biology & Science Visualization at Rhode Island School of Design. “Illustrating ‘BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show’” Emily Poole, Jackson-born artist & illustrator At 12:30 p.m., the Visual Artist Workshop brings together artists and scientists to practice interpreting and communication science through visual art. Participating scientists include ecologists, researchers, and biologists who protect and study wildlife native to the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. For the workshop, registration is required. Please register with Lisa Simmons at 307-732-5435, [email protected] Thanks to our generous sponsors Creature Conserve and Center of Wonder.