The Artist as Explorer
Join Arlene Widrevitz and learn how natural history artists traveled the globe with scientific expeditions and made significant contributions to the exploration, discovery, and documentation of plants through the centuries. The work of Ferdinand Bauer, Sydney Parkinson, Marian Sibylla Merian and Marianne North will be discussed. Tea and goodies will be served.
Saturday, March 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m. LEARN MORE
Arbor Reading Adventures
Leafing Through the Pages - Members' Book Club
2014 Reading and Viewing List
- January 9 – Caputo, Philip. The Longest Road : overland in search of America from Key West to the Arctic Ocean, 2013.
- February 13 – Mowat, Farley. Never Cry Wolf, 1963.
- March 13 – Katz, Jon. The Dogs of Bedlam Farm : an Adventure with Sixteen sheep, Three Dogs, Two Donkeys, and Me, 2005.
- April 10 – A Man Named Pearl, 2008. – Viewing of this film to begin at 10 a.m.
- May 8 – Crane, Peter. Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot, 2013.
- June 12 – Heinrich, Bernd. Mind of the Raven, 2009.
- July 10 – Gilbert, Elizabeth. The Signature of All Things, 2013.
- August 14 – Gould, James and Carol. Nature's Compass: the mystery of animal migration, 2012.
- September 11 – Greenberg, Joel. A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction, 2014.
- October 9 – Ehrlich, Gretel. The Solace of Open Spaces, 1985.
- November 13 – Stegner, Wallace. Wolf Willow : a history, a story, and a memory of the last plains frontier, 1962.
- December 11 – Holden, Edith. The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, originally published in 1906.