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Lecture: Long Ago and Far Away: Three “Summers” on a Remote Antarctic Island

Fairfield University Art Museum Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room and streaming on the quicklive.com<https://quicklive.com> “One of the most unique experiences in my life – three austral summers on a small island off the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula – opened my eyes and mind to a future in science that would have never emerged without my time on Seal Island.” Brian Walker, PhD Brian Walker, PhD is Professor of Biology at Fairfield University. He studies how Magellanic penguins (a small species…

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March 14, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Fairfield University Art Museum
Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room and streaming on the quicklive.com<https://quicklive.com>
“One of the most unique experiences in my life – three austral summers on a small island off the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula – opened my eyes and mind to a future in science that would have never emerged without my time on Seal Island.” Brian Walker, PhD
Brian Walker, PhD is Professor of Biology at Fairfield University. He studies how Magellanic penguins (a small species native to South America) respond to stress and changes in their environment. In his lecture, entitled “Long Ago and Far Away: Three “Summers” on a Remote Antarctic Island,” Dr. Walker discusses his early career as a graduate student and early-career researcher.
His lecture is presented in conjunction with Helen Glazer: Walking in Antarctica (Bellarmine Hall Galleries, February 2–March 16). Learn more about that exhibition here<https://www.fairfield.edu/museum/walking-in-antarctica/>.

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Van Trip: Olana – Frederic Edwin Church’s Estate with Bob Burns

Visit Frederic Edwin Church’s home that sits on 250 acres of land in beautiful Hudson, NY. Join Mattatuck Director, Bob Burns as he returns to Olana, where he spent 10 years as Vice President of Development. Enjoy a private tour of the house led by a museum educator. After lunch (included) all participants will have the opportunity to explore the grounds independently. Depart at 8:30 AM, Return by 5:00 PM. Register here $85 Meet there $95 Roundtrip Sponsored by George…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Salsa Nights

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Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Home away from Homeschool: Curate a Mini Exhibit

  Get creative with innovative and inspiring art projects for homeschoolers. Each week we will focus on a different medium to create unique and colorful masterpieces. Using both traditional and alternative materials, students will enjoy being artistic and social! This month’s theme is Curate a Mini Exhibit.  Join us as we create our own museum, from the exhibition on view to marketing the opening – it’s all up to you! May 7, 2024 May 14, 2024 May 21, 2024 May…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

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