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28
Sep

Becoming Wild, A Morning for Families, Raptor Day

Ecologist Carl Safina: What Animal Cultures Can Teach Humans Carl Safina, a MacArthur “genius” prize-wining ecologist and author, will speak on the dynamics of animal intelligence and the cultural lives of animals on Thursday, October 13, at 7:00 pm in the Vanderbilt’s Reichert Planetarium. Safina’s lecture will draw heavily from his years of field research and...
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20
Sep

Preserving Eagle’s Nest, A Morning for Families, Raptor Day

‘Preserving Eagle’s Nest’: Vanderbilt Premieres New Exhibition Why should we care about historic houses that have been turned into museums? How can these inert structures speak to us – and how, a century or two later, might their histories and the lives of their famous inhabitants be relevant to contemporary life, and to museum visitors?...
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09
Sep

‘Preserving Eagle’s Nest’: Vanderbilt Premieres New Exhibition

Why should we care about historic houses that have been turned into museums? How can these inert structures speak to us – and how, a century or two later, might their histories and the lives of their famous inhabitants be relevant to contemporary life, and to museum visitors? These are a few of the questions...
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01
Sep

New Book Lecture: L.I. Nuke Leak, Watercolor in Hall of Fishes, Storytime Under the Stars

Lecture and Book Launch: ‘The Leak’ Robert P. Crease Examines Scientific Trust and Political Fallout The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will host Robert P. Crease, author and philosopher of science, for an evening lecture on public trust in scientific institutions on Thursday, October 27. Crease’s lecture will serve as a book launch for his latest...
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18
Aug

Watercolor in the Marine Museum, ‘Fly Me to the Moon’, ‘Museum Together’

‘Fearless Watercolors’ in the Marine Museum with Artist Jan Guarino Watercolor artist Jan Guarino will offer a Fearless Watercolors class on Monday, August 22, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm in the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Hall of Fishes marine museum, surrounded by stunning preserved fish and mammal specimens. Fee: $50, $45 for Members.   Beth Laxer-Limmer,...
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