Fla. Museum hosts free student music variety show Nov. 30

November 22nd, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a student music variety show during the last Museum Nights of the fall semester from 5-10 p.m. Nov. 30. Musical acts include two marimba ensembles, a number of student solos and the University of Florida Sedoctaves, who perform a cappella arrangements of old and new songs.

Museum Nights is a collaboration funded by UF Student Government that allows the Florida Museum of Natural History and Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art to remain late on Thursday evenings.

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Galleria artist to meet visitors during Museum Nights at Fla. Museum on Sept. 7

September 1st, 2006

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Botany doctoral student and current Florida Museum of Natural History Galleria artist Camila Pizano will meet Florida Museum visitors during Museum Nights on Sept. 7.

Pizano’s exhibit, “Illustrating the Wonders of Tropical Biodiversity: A Biologist’s Perspective” is now on display at the Florida Museum through Dec. 10. The 18 scientific illustrations utilize pencil, pen and ink, and watercolors combined with color pencils.

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Fla. Museum holds ‘Glow’ opening activities Jan. 28

January 20th, 2006

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will explore the chemical process behind the phenomenon of natural light and its value for humans when it opens the traveling exhibition “Glow: Living Lights” Jan. 28. “Glow,” which will remain on display at the Florida Museum through May 29, is the first museum exhibition to explore the scientific marvel of bioluminescence — the ability of an organism to produce its own light.

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