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Drop into our pop-up workshop and activate your brain… and hands. Learn how UMN researchers are tackling big problems like water pollution and the effects of deep space travel on the body. Then let your creativity run wild as you work to solve challenges inspired by this cutting-edge research – We’ll provide the materials and tools, you bring your big ideas and a willingness to make and learn!Find out more »
As an artist-in-residence, Millikan has also explored the museum’s scientific collections. Expect to see preserved snakes, fish, insects and birds in contexts that will make us question our relationship to nature.Find out more »
Saturday with a Scientist is a recurring program at the Bell to give the general public access to University of Minnesota scientists and graduate student researchers, through hands-on interactive experiences.
What's the Buzz about? It is National Honey Bee Day August 18th. The Bell will be hosting Gary Reuter and our colleagues from the Bee Lab to talk to us about the amazing honey bee biology, their social behavior and construct and about colony collapse and what we can do to help our pollinating friends.Find out more »
Come join us at the Bell for one Monday night a month. For August 20th, embrace the dog days of summer with Insect sketching in Collections Cove and the Touch & See Room, and experience artist Moheb Soliman's "A Poem of Sublime Proportions," an immersive poetry experience of Soliman's Great Lakes wanderingsFind out more »
Join the Bell Museum and Eastman Nature Center for the 2018 Minnesota BioBlitz. Part contest, part festival, part scientific survey – people of all ages and experience levels are invited to join real scientists in a race against time with a goal of counting as many species of plants and animals as possible in a 24-hour period.Find out more »