Close Observation: Art & Science in the Anthropocene

Working across disciplines in a variety of modes and materials, five researcher/artists express the hope that visual communication points the way to a more ecologically sustainable future. Including scientific illustration, nature explorations, encaustic painting and the use of a new material that literally detoxifies, the exhibition asks viewers to take a close look at living … Continued

Spy Games

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to rendezvous with Agent K and the rest of the covert staff at the Aram Public Library in Delavan anytime during regular library hours during the week of October 10-15 to test your code cracking and investigation skills. Be prepared to get your spy on. This … Continued

Sandhill Wildlife Area Crane Watch

Observe flocks of Sandhill cranes landing for the evening in the Gallagher Marsh at Sandhill Wildlife Area from 3 p.m. to sunset. Guests are asked to register in the logbook and pick up a map at the kiosk near the entrance gate. Follow the 14-mile one-way Trumpeter Trail auto tour to the parking area near … Continued

Wisconsin Science Festival at Big Hill Park

Mark your calendars! Wisconsin Science Festival is October 10-16, 2022! Join Welty Environmental Center at Big Hill Park on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 1-4 p.m. for loads of fun involving weather and climate. This year’s Wisconsin Science Festival theme is celebrating the International Year of Glass, so participants will have games to play and crafts … Continued

Chazen Museum of Art Self-Guided Visit

Visitors to the Chazen Museum of Art are welcome to pick up a Glass Guide to use while exploring the galleries and learning about the glass artwork in our collection! We are open: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Science By The River: A Wisconsin Rapids Science Festival

Science By The River is an interactive, STEM-focused experience for communities of Wisconsin Rapids and surrounding areas. This single day event features an educational walking trail along the Wisconsin Rapids River Walk and a tap talk series at B’s Taphouse. This effort is designed to increase interest in science-based education and discovery learning amongst families … Continued

Wisconsin Science Festival Hands-On Expo

Experience dozens of interactive, hands-on exploration stations that feature STEM activities ranging from virtual reality to health and medicine, chemistry, glass blowing demonstrations and more! Explore the hands-on activities at your own pace and interact with scientists, STEM professionals and students from UW-Madison and beyond! The Discovery Expo in the Discovery Building is a great … Continued

Flying the Frontiers

The Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin, will allow guests to explore aviation in Wisconsin and beyond with hands-on activities, museum tours and even special NASA artifacts, some have flown into space! Learn about airplane parts, how they fly and who controls them. Discover Wisconsin’s early airline company, North Central Airways, explore the DC-3 we are … Continued

Super Science Saturday

Join faculty, staff and students at UW-Whitewater at Rock County for this event featuring science activities and exhibits that highlight the wonders of our scientific world. Participants can learn about youth science and STEM programs. All ages are welcome to attend. Limited spots available: Registration required.

The Wonders of Glass

Glass: It comes in different sizes, textures, colors and shapes and is everywhere in the world from our windows to the sea. Drop in to the Pauline Haass Public Library during the Wisconsin Science Festival to learn all about the wonders of glass! No registration required.

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