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Sunday, April 22


Dear Climate
A collection of agitprop posters invites Museum guests to meet, befriend, and “become” climate change. It’s a new way to talk about the weather. A display of posters is accompanied by an entreaty to write letters to our changing climate.

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Dear Climate

Dear Climate is a collection of agitprop posters and meditative audio experiences that help you meet, befriend, and become climate change. With the mission of personalizing the average American’s relationship with climate change, Dear Climate takes the focus off crisis and catastrophe and on... Read More →

Sunday April 22, 2018 10:00am - 8:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall


Secret Drum Band
Following their pop-up performances earlier in the day, Secret Drum Band presents an interactive percussive setup featuring rhythmic loops of sounds of the Amazon. Participants can use drumsticks to play an electronic pad featuring multiple “drum sets” of these rhythmic loops, creating their own compositions and sound collages which will be recorded and emailed as a keepsake.

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Secret Drum Band

Secret Drum Band, based in Portland, Oregon, is a percussion ensemble that employs an array of affected vocals, guitar, and synthesizers, often mimicking sounds found in nature. Founder/composer Lisa Schonberg and composer Allan Wilsoncreatively document habitats and soundscapes in their compositions, with the goal of drawing attention to issues concerning endangered species, habitat loss, and other environmental issues... Read More →

Sunday April 22, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hall of Biodiversity