Upcoming citizen-science opportunity: Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas

The Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota has launched an online, interactive Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas that contains over 5 terabytes of archived botanical and zoological collection data. 111 more words

Citizen Science

Flower of the Day, May 29, SSAW's birthday

Today is my father’s birthday, and I’m posting a flower he would have liked, the Cliff Fendlerbush.

We were climbing up a ridge in Colorado to Chimney Rock to see the full moon rise and this fragrant bush was everywhere. 277 more words

Random Thoughts

Finding the Purpose of Museums

When I began my master’s studies last semester I was hoping for a long professional life sitting in dark collections spaces handling objects that held their own significance to me. 663 more words

Though You are Wise, Be as a Fool - Lalleshwari

Though you are wise, be as a fool;

Though you can see, be as one blind;

Though you can hear, be as one deaf;

Patiently bear with all you meet, … 24 more words


WAR, CAPITALISM & LIBERTY: Banksy art show opens in Rome

Banksy is one of most discussed, debated and acclaimed cultural figures of our age.

As a street artist with his roots in Bristol, UK,
Banksy is arguably one of the street art’s most notorious champions with global recognition and influence. 

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Mood Hotels

Collections Project - Part VII: setting up the exhibition

The day had finally come where we got to set up our exhibition! It was a great experience and I can’t wait to do it again! 51 more words

Uni Work

National Archives at Atlanta

By Cathy Miller

Hello #SAA16ers!  While I am currently repository-less due to a recent move to Dallas, TX, I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you about the… 601 more words