#Findthatlizard: Ecology, Science Outreach, and Social Justice in STEM

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Please join the Natural History Institute in welcoming Dr. Earyn McGee, whose vast knowledge of herpetology is complemented by her passion for science outreach! Earyn’s PhD research focused on how climate change impacts lizards in the southwest United States, where many streams are drying due to drought driven by climate change and human water use. […]

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Saurian Memory with Delisa Myles

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

As part of the exhibition Parched: The Art of Water in the Southwest, Delisa Myles will be performing Saurian Memory live at NHI on April 9th at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Delisa would like donations for the performance to go toward the Natural History Institute in support of their mission of bridging the widening gulf between […]

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Science and Poetry of the Sierra Nevada

Online Webinar

In their new book, The Paradise Notebooks, Richard J. Nevle and Steven Nightingale take us across the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountain range on a journey illuminated by incandescent poetry and fascinating fact. From granite to aspen, to fire, to a rare, endemic species of butterfly, the essays in the book explore the natural history and mystical […]

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The Moon Bears Witness

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

The Moon Bears Witness by Randy L. Waln April 22- July 8, 2022 Every sighted human being alive, or who has ever lived, has witnessed the moon in the night sky. The moon has been personified, deified, and viewed as a protector, a guardian, the source of life, and a cause of madness. In many […]

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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 […]

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Bearing Witness- Artist Talk featuring Randy L. Waln

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Bearing witness, to the artist, is not a passive process. It is not simply a matter of being there. Bearing witness is a process of active engagement. For both the artist and the scientist, it often involves intense observation and a record of the experience. Join the Natural History Institute for a talk from our […]

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The Brothers Boutelou and the Grass they Barely Knew

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

The Brothers Boutelou and the Grass they Barely Knew: A Journey into Botany, History, Exploration, and Two Remarkable Men a talk by Debbie DeWolf Allen Botanical names can be challenging to pronounce and to spell, yet they hold a treasure trove of meaning. Latin plant names often describe a distinctive characteristic of the plant, but […]

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Diatremes and Anticlines, Cottonwoods and Songbirds: The Geology and Natural History of the San Juan River

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

This is a river trip of legendary proportions! Few people get to float this iconic stretch of river with guides like Lon Abbott and Tom Fleischner. Upwarps, anticlines, diatremes, big horn sheep, warbler songs, prince’s plumes and a vibrant river all waiting for their stories to be told by people who know the landscape as […]

$949

Drawing from the Center

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

NHI Art Convergence Presents, Drawing from the Center, an artist field workshop with Bonny Stauffer. Do you ever go out into nature to draw and wonder where to begin? This outdoor workshop will teach simple drawing techniques and design principles to help students create dynamic studies that capture their personal experience of the natural world. […]

$40

The Natural History of the San Francisco Peaks, a Sky Island of the American Southwest

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

NHI Speaker Series Presents: The Natural History of the San Francisco Peaks, a Sky Island of the American Southwest with Gwendolyn Waring. The San Francisco Peaks is an iconic mountain in northern Arizona, revered by numerous Native American tribes and nature-lovers worldwide. Its occurrence as a high point surrounded by lowlands renders it a sky island, […]

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Painting on the Spot- Plein Air for Beginners

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

NHI Art Convergence Presents: Painting on the Spot- Plein Air for Beginners an artist field workshop with Cathy Krieger. Plein air painting embraces the experience of painting out in the landscape, where the changing light qualities add a level of nuance and challenge to the art form. This workshop will begin with a discussion of developing […]

$40
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 […]

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