Tuesday, January 06, 2009

First Friday's at The Natural History Museum

5:30pm, TOUR: Tour of the Ornithology Collections with Dr. Kimball Garrett
NHM Ornithology Collections Manager Kimball Garrett takes guests on a tour of intriguing, variable bird groups that Darwin would have observed, and talk about how the Museum's collections – even those that are very old – are used in modern day research

6:30pm, DISCUSSION (includes a Book Signing):“Darwin's Evolution” with Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Using little-known letters, diaries, and notebooks, writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt explores Darwin's own evolution – from his beginning as a fumbling neophyte student of the natural world to his emergence as an original, creative naturalist who could draw complex scientific truths from the observation of life around him.

7:00pm-10:00pm, MUSIC
DJs in the African Mammal Hall: The Phatal DJ (AFF DJ Crew) DJ Kutmah (Dublab) & J-Rocc (Beat Junkies)
Performances by The Little Ones and Plants and Animals starting at 8 PM

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