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“Ding Darling” in the Olewine Gallery

Don’t miss our newest Olewine Gallery exhibit, The Hidden Works of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, open through June 18, 2016. The “Hidden Works of Jay N. ‘Ding’ Darling” — pioneering conservationist and cartoonist — will be on display at the Ned Smith Center in 2016. This exhibit is a rare and insightful look into some […]

Feb. 26-28: Shorebird Carving Workshop

Join carver Jack Miller for this workshop! In this three-day workshop, you will carve a blank piece of wood into a “smoothie” bird carving, then paint details of a western sandpiper. Both carving and painting techniques will be taught. Wood blank will be provided, participants may bring their own carving tools and painting supplies, or […]

March 10: Damselflies & Dragonflies

We’ll be kicking off the 2016 Discovery Lecture Series with Damselflies and Dragonflies on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. This informative program will focus on the anatomy, life cycle, identification of these iconic insects, as well as their importance to the ecosystem as a whole. The program will be presented by Tony “Doc” Schoch, a retired educator and […]

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