Night Fall talk series

Night Fall: artist talk

Join artist Lawrence English as he explores the connection between art and science, detailing the journey to translate the beautiful and complex sounds of night into an expression of creativity. Keith Armstrong and and Lawrence English are the artists behind the Night Fall installation. 

Dates: 16 & 17 December

Time: 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Location: INVENTory, Level 4.

Creatures of the night

Explore the myths and realities of nocturnal life in this free talk and get an up close look at some glowing wolf spiders!

The night is a time of mystery for humans, a time for fairy-tales and dark adventure. It is also the favourite time of day for many animals, among which we find the most mysterious and feared creatures. In this talk, we will see the science behind the legend. We'll discover what gives a werewolf's eyes that evil glow, why owls are so smart, how our superheroes got to be so cool and many other secrets from the dwellers of the dark.

Presented by Igor Armiach, a Masters degree student from Israel who is currently doing research on spider taxonomy at the Museum. His presentation will include a brief talk and a glass box of glowing wolf spiders to view.

Dates: 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20 December

Time: 11.30am - 12.00pm

Location: INVENTory, Level 4.

Bat conservation & rescue

President of Bat Conservation and Rescue QLD, Louise Saunders, shares her passion for the flying fox in a talk centred around awareness and compassion for a controversial species.

Dates: 18 December

Time: 12.30pm - 1.00pm & 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Location: INVENTory, Level 4.

Event Details

16 December 2013 11:30 AM - 20 December 2013 12:00 PM

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