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Using Citizen Science Tools to Identify Plants and Butterflies

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: SUZANNE CADWELL, DIR., ITS-TEACHING & LEARNING, UNC-CH; DEBORAH FOWLER, MANAGER, WAKE CO. PARKS OPEN SPACE; JULIE TUTTLE, ECOLOGIST; LAURA HAMON, BOTANIST; AND KATI MOORE, BOTANIST AUGUST 12; 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. · $32 ($30 MEMBERS) Learn the basics of photographing flora and fauna for identification, identifying butterflies and host plants in our area and using the […]

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: The second Saturday of every month, Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own […]