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The Gillespie Museum, along with Environmental Science and Studies, will host a pizza lunch with Jonathan D. Arthur, PhD, P.G., the State Geologist of Florida and director of the Florida Geological Survey, who will discuss opportunities at the Florida State …

Meet the Florida State Geologist: Lunch with Jon Arthur on Friday, Oct. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Read More »

At the Gillespie Museum on Friday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m.: Barbara Bad Elk, a Dakota from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba, Canada, will talk about being is one of 20,000 Indigenous children taken during the era coined the “Sixties …

Surviving the Sixties Scoop in Canada: A Conversation with Barbara Bad Elk and Samantha Elk Read More »

At the Gillespie Museum on Friday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m.: Barbara Bad Elk, a Dakota from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba, Canada, talks about being one of 20,000 Indigenous children taken during the era coined the “Sixties Scoop,” a …

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The DeLand campus will have the opportunity to access the first of this year’s Edward and Bonnie Forman Biodiversity Lecture Series, on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at noon in the Rinker Environmental Learning Center, 230 E. Michigan Ave. adjacent to the …

Stetson College of Law Biodiversity Lecture Series: Oct. 15 Read More »

The Gillespie Museum, along with Environmental Science and Studies, will host a pizza lunch with Jonathan D. Arthur, PhD, P.G., the State Geologist of Florida and director of the Florida Geological Survey, who will discuss opportunities at the Florida State …

Meet the Florida State Geologist: Lunch with Jon Arthur, Oct. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Read More »

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 4-6 p.m., please join us for a collaboration between the Gillespie Museum and the Hand Art Center. At Gillespie: Minerals of Mexico is a small exhibit of specimens collected by museum benefactors Thomas Byrd and …

Bilingual Museum Walk: Minerals of Mexico/Migration and Movement Read More »

The Gillespie Museum will re-open to visitors on Thursdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., during the month of June for browsing current exhibits and the museum’s collection. On Thursday afternoons (1– 3 p.m.), the museum staff will offer …

June Hours at the Gillespie Museum, and the Thursday Takeaway Read More »

Please attend an Arbor Day event at the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, Gillespie Museum, on Friday, April 26, at 2:30 pm. In this workshop, we will explore the crossroads of art and science by painting a variety of native flowers and …

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Benjamin Tanner, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science and studies at Stetson and the focus area leader for climate adaptation at the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, will discuss his recent research during his presentation “Environmental Change in Florida’s …

Science Café: Environmental Change in Florida’s Springs and Sinks, Thursday, April 25, at Gillespie Museum Read More »

We’re adding new longleaf pines (Pinus palustris) to the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem at the Rinker Environmental Learning Center/Gillespie Museum on Friday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. Join in this urban restoration of a longleaf pine ecosystem: Eleven trees to plant …

Workday at the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, Friday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. Read More »

The Gillespie Museum will host environmental educator and photographer Dustin Angell of Archbold Research Station, Venus, Florida, this week. On Thursday, March 14, 7-8:30 p.m., he will be the guest at the Science Café: Conservation Photography. He will share his …

Two Opportunities to Discuss Conservation Photography with Dustin Angell, Archbold Research Station Read More »

The opening of a new exhibit, Florida’s Calcite: Rare Specimens of a Common Mineral, offers several opportunities to the campus and community. This new exhibit features the personal collection of Thomas Scott, Ph.D., P.G., emeritus assistant state geologist of the …

Opening of ‘Florida’s Calcite: Rare Specimens of a Common Mineral’ Read More »

It’s Wildflower Wednesday. We invite you to join us for a seed-collecting workday on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2:30-4 p.m., at the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, a longleaf pine micro-restoration located behind the RELC, adjacent to the Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan, DeLand. While you’re …

Seed Collecting Workday in the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem, Gillespie Museum Read More »

It’s Elemental: Minerals A-Z This self-guided walk through the Gillespie Museum’s mineral exhibits will remind visitors of some things they already know about mineral matters, and answer some questions they didn’t know they had: Why can pencils be made of …

Two Cultural Credit Opportunities at the Gillespie Museum Read More »

10 a.m. – noon, Gillespie Grind: Join us for free Trilogy coffee and lemonade on the Gillespie Museum’s front porch, and tree-hugging in the Native Landscape and Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem restoration. 1 – 3 p.m., Arbor Day tree planting. The …

Arbor Day on Friday, April 27, at the Gillespie Museum Read More »

On Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., Stetson’s Gillespie Museum will host Visiting Professor Gregor C. Falk in a presentation entitled “Alexander Von Humboldt: A Liberal Ecologist.” Falk’s presentation will focus on the economic, social and political approaches in Humboldt’s …

Science Café at the Gillespie Museum on Alexander von Humboldt Read More »

The Gillespie Museum’s annual Earth Day celebration is Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This Science Saturday event will feature workshops and hands-on activities about the professional work of environmental and earth-related sciences, from digital arts and fossil …

Earth Day Celebration at Stetson’s Gillespie Museum, Saturday Read More »

To begin your weekend, Friday, April 20, visit the Gillespie Museum for free Trilogy Coffee and lemonade, from 10 a.m. through noon.  There’s a new installation, Virtually Green, featuring two Digital Art senior exhibits by museum staffers.  Annette Morton’s WeAre …

Gillespie Grind, Friday, Features Digital Arts Exhibit Read More »

The opening reception for Virtually Green is Thursday, April 19, 5-7 p.m., at the Gillespie Museum.  This installation features two Digital Art senior exhibits by Gillespie Museum student staff members.  Annette Morton’s WeAreOne and Mac Thomson’s Virtual Sage integrate art …

Virtually Green: Digital Art Installation Opening at the Gillespie Museum Read More »

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For its March Science Saturday, Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host a range of activities for young scientists in two areas, Florida Fossils and Physics. The hands-on workshops and demonstrations will be held from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on …

Fossil Dig and Physics Extravaganza: Science Saturday at the Gillespie Museum, March 24 Read More »

Start your weekend with a cup of Trilogy coffee and browse through the Gillespie Museum. We’ll be serving 10 a.m – noon. Cultural credit opportunities include two self-guided activities: Florida Formations: Shifting Seas and Sediments and Citizen + Science: The Pollinator …

Gillespie Grind: Coffee at the Gillespie Museum, Friday morning, March 23 Read More »

The Gillespie Museum’s February Science Saturday takes advantage of “A Better Nectar,” a multi-sensory installation exploring how bumblebees learn and remember floral symbols, currently installed at the Gillespie and at the Hand Art Center.  The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, …

Science Saturday at the Gillespie Museum: Pollination Workshop Read More »

On Friday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. – noon, drop by the Lobby of Sage Science Center for Trilogy coffee and an opportunity to talk with the creators of  the installation entitled Pollination Guild, in the Sage Science Center Lobby. …

A Very Good Nectar in the Lobby of Sage Science Center Read More »

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m., Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host Los Angeles-based artists Jessica Rath and Robert Hoehn for a Science Café conversation on “Bee Sensoria: Artists’ Perspectives.” In association with a better nectar, an exhibition opening …

Science Café: ‘Bee Sensoria: Artists’ Perspective’ Read More »

Join us for free coffee (from Trilogy Roasting Co.) on Friday morning, 10 a.m. – noon. And take an opportunity to browse our museum shop for stocking stuffers — geodes, gem-filled bottles, Florida fossils, puzzles, and more. The Museum Shop …

Rock Your Stocking at the Gillespie Museum Shop, Free Coffee Friday Read More »

Drop in for free coffee from Trilogy Roasting Company, 10 a.m. – noon, on Friday, Dec. 1. And stay to browse a pop-up exhibit—Wunderkammer: Art and Animals. Students from Professor Mary Pollock’s junior seminar have created curiosity cabinets, exploring ethical …

Friday, Coffee for the Curious at Gillespie Museum Read More »

In connection to its newest exhibit, Florida Formations: Shifting Seas and Sediments, the Gillespie Museum will host Assistant State Geologist Harley Means of the Florida Geological Survey.  His Science Café talk, entitled “Florida’s Surficial Geologic Formations,” will be at the …

Gillespie Museum Science Café on Florida Geology, Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. Read More »

Join us for Gillespie Grind this Friday, Oct. 27, with free coffee on the front porch of the Gillespie Museum, 10 a.m. – noon. Stop by for coffee; find a spot on the porch or under the trees to meet …

Coffee and Florida Formations at the Gillespie Museum Read More »

At 7 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 26, Ben Tanner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Studies, opens the Gillespie Museum’s new exhibit, Florida Formations, with a Science Café presentation on Florida geology and sea level change. The gallery walk …

Science Café on Thursday Features Ben Tanner: “Sea Level: Past, Present & Future Change” Read More »

It’s back to the Gillespie Grind this Friday, Oct. 20, with free coffee on the front porch of the Gillespie Museum, 10 a.m. – noon.  Join us for coffee; find a spot on the porch or under the trees to …

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