Tide Pools in Art and Nature
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Tide Pools in Art and Nature

11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16

Third Floor, West Wing and Discovery Center

In-Person Event

Curator Rachel Boesenberg and Animal Care Manager Nicole Abeln facilitate conversation about tide pools. Boesenberg gives a brief tour of the exhibition How to Survive, focusing on Ellie Schmidt’s installation the tide pool room, which encourages close looking as a way of connecting with nature and our surroundings. 

Following the tour, the group will visit the Discovery Center’s intertidal tank to observe animals found along Alaska’s coastline. What initially looks like a quiet tank is actually teeming with life, and Nicole will help visitors identify the animals, share information about where they were collected and why, and answer questions.
Meet on the third floor elevator lobby. Included with admission.

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