The Gillespie Museum is pleased to host Nicholas Pearson, a former student staff member, who will speak on crystal structure and ethnogeology, on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 6 – 7 p.m.  This is a Cultural Credit opportunity for Stetson undergraduates. From …

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The Gillespie Museum invites young scientists to this month’s Science Saturday, our 12th annual Mostly Green Halloween. Outdoor activities are focused on mysteries of the natural world. Plant ecology students will offer a menu of hands-on experiments and experiences, including …

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The Gillespie Museum is pleased to host Nicholas Pearson, a former student staff member, who will speak on crystal structure and ethnogeology on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 6-7 p.m. Cultural credit is available to Stetson undergraduates. From medieval talismans to modern-day …

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On Saturday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. – noon, the Gillespie Museum invites young scientists to this month’s Science Saturday, our 12th annual Mostly Green Halloween. Outdoor activities are focused on mysteries of the natural world. Plant Ecology students will offer …

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We begin seed collecting this week in the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, the urban reforestation project at the Rinker Environmental Learning Center, adjacent to the Gillespie Museum.  From 3 – 4:30 p.m. this Friday (Oct. 22), join us in collecting seeds …

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Join us for tea and treats as we celebrate the opening of a new exhibit at the Gillespie Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 4-5 p.m. Cindy Leung’s hybrid ceramics exhibit, On the Road, explores linguistics and the colonial history of Hong …

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The Gillespie Museum, Stetson’s earth science museum, will host three events for Earth Day, Thursday, April 22: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Gillespie Museum Rock Swap Bring a treasure from the natural world—a rock, a seed, a flower or leaf—and …

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Geologist Cheryl Waters-Tormey, Ph.D., associate professor of geology at Western Carolina University, will be discussing “Structural Geology ‘Easter Eggs’ and Landslide Hazard Studies in the North Carolina Mountains” during a livestreamed event on Wednesday, April 7, 5-6 p.m. The free …

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Hydrologist J.P. Gannon, collegiate assistant professor of forest resources and environmental conservation at Virginia Tech, will discuss “How do we Measure Tiny Mountain Streams and Why?” during a livestreamed event on Wednesday, March 31, 5-6 p.m. The free Science Café …

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Seed Propagation Workshop. Thursday, March 18, 2-4 pm. Join us in the Volusia Sandhill on the Gillespie Museum grounds to help propagate seeds for our Adopt-a-Wildflower program. Meet on the Rinker Environmental Learning Center (RELC) back porch for this outdoor …

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As a part of Stetson’s Artists and Lecturers Series, the Gillespie Museum and Department of Creative Arts are co-hosting Kayla Powers, a weaver and natural dyer, whose Salt Textile Studios are in Detroit, Michigan.  Powers coaxes color from both native …

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Thanks to our guest curators, Agatized Coral and Other Silicified Fossils, continues to be open for Cultural Credit seekers through next week. This exhibit (which opened Fall 2019) features an array of rare agatized and silicified corals, and other silicified fossils …

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Thanks to our guest curators, Agatized Coral and Other Silicified Fossils, has been held over for a few more weeks!  This exhibit (which opened Fall 2019) features an array of rare agatized and silicified fossils from the personal collections of …

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The Gillespie Museum welcomes environmental educator and photographer Dustin Angell of Archbold Biological Research Station, who will discuss his portraits and documentary work of Florida ecologists, and offer tips on how others can participate in the conservation photography movement in …

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Date: Nov. 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Gillespie Museum: 234 E. Michigan Ave. As part of Stetson’s Homecoming Weekend festivities and in celebration of the Gillespie Museum’s 61-year anniversary, visitors and young scientists are invited to learn about mineral …

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On Tuesday, Nov. 5, at noon, Jason Evans, associate professor of Environmental Science and Studies at Stetson University, will speak in the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series at Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy. The lecture series, taking place at …

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