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Upcoming Programs: 

Fabricating Nature: Bringing Prehistory to Life

Tuesday, November 18, doors 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m.

at Bryant Lake Bowl, tickets $5-$12, available online or at the door

Tim Quady, owner of Blue Rhino Studio in Eagan, will present the process of designing and fabricating museum exhibits, including huge, long-extinct creatures such as mammoths and short faced bears.

Taken together, the November and December Cafés are a two-part mini series on visioning/recreating the Pleistocene through science and art. Blue Rhino Studio specializes in interpretive design and artistic fabrication for museum, visitor center, and zoological environments. Working in a wide range of styles to create diverse exhibits that include sculpture, mural, carpentry and metal work, Blue Rhino Studio has become a leader for artistic qu


Cafe ScientifiqueA Happy Hour Forum for Science and Culture

The Bell Museum's Café Scientifique provides a happy hour program for adults that brings research from the University of Minnesota and beyond into some of the Twin Cities' most unique and atmospheric bars and restaurants.
Each monthly gathering explores science and natural history from distinct and surprising viewpoints, drawing connections between scientific research, culture, environment and everyday life.

Café Scientifique Around The World
Across the country and around the globe, adults who share an interest in scientific research are gathering in pubs and coffee houses for informal discussions on relevant and often provocative scientific topics. Science Cafés and Café Scientifique events are a chance for adults to exchange opinions and ideas about science and related issues.
International Café Scientifique Website


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From September through May, Café Scientifique meets at Bryant Lake Bowl.
Bryant Lake Bowl (Uptown area of Minneapolis)
810 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN
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