Event Series 4th Friday Art Walk

4th Friday Art Walk

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

4th Friday Art Walk Every 4th Friday of the month from 5:00PM to 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. The Moon Bears Witness by Randy L. Waln April 22- July 8, 2022 Every sighted human being alive, or […]

Free

The Art of the Fold: Origami Book Arts Workshop

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

The Art of the Fold: Origami Book Arts Workshop Workshop Instructor: Daniel Mayer Description: Fold, cut, sew and print in this introductory origami book arts workshop! Participants will learn how to fold and shape several book structures based on the 8.5” x 11” page format with surprising sequences and magical passages. The first part of the workshop will […]

$40

Bearing Witness with the Moon: Full Moon Stroll

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join the Natural History Institute and featured artist Randy Waln for a nighttime nature experience under June’s full supermoon. Learn about night blooming flowers and their pollinators, listen for owls, and identify bats with Program Director Jessie Rack and ecologist Francisco Anaya. Hear how the moon has provided artistic inspiration for Randy, apparent throughout his […]

$30

From Predatory Shrikes to Acrobatic Mice: Case Studies in Conservation

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

What do San Clemente Loggerhead Shrikes and Salt Marsh Harvest Mice have in common? Both species are endangered, and both provide prime ground for the field of ecomorphology to intersect with conservation and natural resources. In this talk, Diego Sustaita presents snapshots of two case studies that show how studying animal form and function can […]

Free
Event Series 4th Friday Art Walk

4th Friday Art Walk

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

4th Friday Art Walk Every 4th Friday of the month from 5:00PM to 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. The Moon Bears Witness by Randy L. Waln April 22- July 8, 2022 Every sighted human being alive, or […]

Free

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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Event Series Nature Niños

Nature Niños

Nature Niños is a free community program for families with children ages 0-8 in the Greater Prescott Area.  Park Rangers and community partners (including NHI!) will lead child-centered play events at a different family friendly trail each month. At every Nature Niños event there will be take-home freebies, creative nature activities, storytime, a raffle, and […]

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