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Family Art Workshop: Scrolls
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Drop-in
Help artist Brigitte Potter-Mael make a giant scroll like the ones on display in the exhibition From Meadows Woodlands Far and Near. Add your own unique artistic touch to this collaborative art piece. 

Included with museum admission or membership.

Members' Sneak Peek: Make Your Own Scroll

Sunday, July 30 | 1:00 p.m.  2:00 p.m.
Work alongside artist Brigitte Potter-Mael to create your own scroll like the ones on display in the museum. You will leave this hands-on workshop with your own scroll to take home. Learn more and RSVP online today.
Light snacks and drinks provided. Museum membership required. 


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Table of Treasures: 100 Years, 100 Treasures, 1 Table 
Sunday, July 3, 2016 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Museum Interpreters will be on hand to answer your questions and share stories about the museum treasures featured in our 100 Years, 100 Treasures exhibit.


Diving fur seals are Way Cool because...
Sunday, July 3, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.
How often are wild fur seals successful at catching prey, and why does it matter? Join Dr. Beth Volpov for a unique look into the underwater lives of Australian fur seals. She will show you underwater video footage from the seal’s point of view captured on National Geographic Crittercameras and share how scientists use the technology inside of smartphones to predict when fur seals capture their food.

Included with museum admission or membership.

Being Active in Vancouver is Way Cool because...
Sunday, August 7, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.
Roy Jantzen, Capilano University professor, natural history educator, and author of “Active Vancouver: A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Recreation in the City’s Natural Environments” will provide you the information you need to plan a safe, fun, active, and educational adventure day. Each activity will provide an “Eco-Insight” into the natural history of the locale to give a deeper connection to the environment and relate the topic to your life.

Included with museum admission or membership.


100 Years, 100 Treasures
May 28, 2016 - May 28, 2017

After months of speculation, the top ten treasures will be revealed! To mark UBC’s centennial year, 100 Years, 100 Treasures will explore the history of the museum collections intertwined with the history of the university. Visitors will hear what the experts have to say about the top specimens in a video installation, and get the chance to share their own favourite treasures in an interactive social media component.

Included with museum admission or membership.

Finding Place: Collecting Home Through Field Journal Art
April 8, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Finding Place explores the intersection of art and science through detailed botanical field journals and paintings. Plant ecologist and artist, Lyn Baldwin, captures her home province of British Columbia in great detail while searching for what it means to belong to a place and find stories of home.

Included with museum admission or membership.

From Meadows Woodlands Far and Near
March 10, 2016 - September 4, 2016

From Meadows Woodlands Far and Near features Brigitte Potter-Mael's delicate watercolours and striking woodcuts, as well as Proverbial Botany, a collaborative piece with sound artist Andreas Kahre. The works are inspired by plants from the landscapes of Lone Valley, Germany and British Columbia. 

Included with museum admission or membership.

Biodiversity Around Town 
UBC Farm Markets
Tuesday (UBC Farm) | 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Wednesday (UBC Bookstore) | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Saturday (UBC Farm) | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Curious By Nature
July 1 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Colony Farm Regional Park
How to Make a Food Forest: From Values to Vines
July 13 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
UBC Farm
Celebrating Creepy Crawlies
July 16 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Bat Chat
July 22 | 9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Deas Island Regional Park

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Tuesday-Sunday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
The museum is closed on Mondays and statutory holidays. 

A Beaty Biodiversity Museum membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people inspired by biodiversity, engaged with the natural world, and dedicated to conservation. 

About the Museum
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum strives to inspire an understanding of biodiversity, its origins, and importance to humans through collections-based research, education, and outreach.
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