You Are Here: Mixed-media Map Collage

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

You Are Here: Mixed-media Map Collage Workshop Instructor: Shelly White Description: Explore the art of collage using maps, found papers, fabric, and stitching. In this workshop, students will choose between several design options including landscape, basic quilt patterns, layered, or abstract composition. Attendees will learn simple stitching techniques to add texture, mark-making, and structure. There will be time […]

$40

A Zig-Zaggy Pathway Through Art

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join the Natural History Institute for a special presentation by artist Carolyn Schmitz, who will share the inspiration behind her most well-known artwork— portraits of animals wearing hats made from native plant materials. For these and many of her other works, the inspiration is nature: a bottomless wellspring of colors, shapes, textures, and moods. Also, Carolyn […]

Free

It’s Complicated: Native Bees and Their Flowers

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

It's complicated: The long-standing partnership of native bees and their flowers. There are over 1,000 native bee species in the state of Arizona. Ranging from the size of an eyelash to larger than a thumb, these beautiful and intriguing creatures are responsible for the majority of pollination that happens in wild landscapes, urban gardens, and […]

Free

Native bee field workshop: Getting to Know Our Native Bees

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Did you know there are over 1,000 native bee species in the state of Arizona? In a special field experience follow-up to her talk at the Natural History Institute, Dr. Olivia Messinger Carril will lead a small group on a riverside walk and talk, looking for bees, the plants they visit, and the places they nest. […]

$65

The Earth as Sacred Garden: Art, Nature and Spirit

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Adele Seronde, as a painter and gardener, viewed the whole Earth as a "Sacred Garden.” Join the Natural History Institute for a special artist talk on the late Adele Seronde’s work and views, presented by her son, Antoine Seronde. Human beings evolved in the rich ecological interfaces between forests, savannah grasslands, rivers, and lakes in […]

Free

4th Friday Art Walk

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

4th Friday Art Walk August 26th, 5-7:30PM On the 4th Friday of every month, NHI and other local galleries remain open and invite you to get out for the evening and experience Prescott’s visual arts scene. ADELE SERONDE: Art, Nature and Spirit July 22 through October 14, 2022 at the Natural History Institute Gallery The late Adele Seronde was a visionary, painter, poet, […]

Free

Nature Niños

Walk and learn in Nature with the NHI team. Free to the public. Recommended ages for children 0-8, but all ages welcome. Locations Vary, but this visit will be to Granite Creek Park. 

Free

Speaker Series Presents: Lisa Floyd-Hanna “Piñon-Juniper Woodland Health: Reflections on 40 Years of Close Observation”

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Dr. Lisa Floyd-Hanna will speak about her extensive research on Piñon-Juniper woodlands, including old growth characteristics and challenges. Piñon-juniper woodlands are extensive across the southwest, highly variable in species, structure, and age – and poorly understood. Some of the most unique woodlands occur in the Mogollon Highlands region of Arizona and New Mexico, where a […]

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Native Grasses Walk with Debbie DeWolf Allen

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join NHI and local grasses expert Debbie DeWolf Allen, author of the book Common Grasses of the Central Arizona Highlands, for a morning walk to learn to identify our native grasses. After monsoon season, did you ever notice the vast diversity of distinctive grasses on your walks and wonder what they were? Join NHI and […]

$25

NHI Speaker Series Presents: Citizen Artist™: An Alternative Path to Studying Environmental Issues with Dr. Lee Ann Woolery.

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

What if you could engage in other ways of knowing, use all your senses, and employ your creativity to understand the natural world at a deeper level? In this talk, Dr. Lee Ann Woolery will discuss Art-Based Perceptual Ecology (ABPE), an alternative research methodology she uses to study ecological system change. She will share the […]

Free

4th Friday Art Walk

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

4th Friday Art Walk September 23rd, 5-7:30PM On the 4th Friday of every month, NHI and other local galleries remain open and invite you to get out for the evening and experience Prescott’s visual arts scene. ADELE SERONDE: Art, Nature and Spirit July 22 through October 14, 2022 at the Natural History Institute Gallery The late Adele Seronde was a visionary, painter, poet, […]

Free

Become a Citizen Artist – Field Workshop with Lee Ann Woolery

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

In a field experience follow-up to her talk at the Natural History Institute, Dr. Lee Ann Woolery will lead a small group in the exploration of local habitats using alternative approaches to connect participants with nature at a deep level. Learn Art-Based Perceptual Ecology (ABPE) protocols, the same alternative research methodologies used at Citizen Artist™ […]

$65