High Country Herbarium Exhibition: Preserving Plants & Plant Communities in the Southern Appalachians

 

Date/Time

Repeats every day on February until Sun Aug 05 2018 .
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Location

Mayer Gallery at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Boone, NC 28608

Description

Fri, February 2, 10am – Sat, August 4, 2018, 6pm

Appalachian state University College of Arts & Sciences presents this event in the Mayer Gallery at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
Guest curated by faculty and staff in the Department of Biology, High Country Herbarium: Preserving Plants and Plant Communities in the Southern Appalachians through Art and Science, is a collaborative and interdisciplinary exhibit displaying herbarium vouchers from Appalachian State University's I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium, with paintings and drawings, photography, music and poetry written specifically for the exhibit.

Established in 1958, the I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium houses approximately 30,000 specimens and is actively adding to the growing collection located in Rankin Science West. The Herbarium is a local and regional resource for botanical research, with an emphasis on plant species from natural communities in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. cas@appstate.edu.

Contact

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  • Closest Town or City:
    • Boone
  • County:
    • Watauga
  • Event Category:
    • ASU,
    • Art/Cultural
  • Additional Info:
    • Free

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