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Art & Nature—Social Communication in the Insect World: Video Screening and Science Talk

Saturday, October 28, 2017

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

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Learn how social insects—ants, bees, termites and more—have long inspired the imagination of artists and the curiosity of scientists. In conjunction with Call & Response, the fall exhibition in Glyndor Gallery, this program presents a video art piece by former Sunroom artist aricoco, exploring the behavior of bugs that live in highly organized societies. Chemical ecologist Qian “Karen” Sun follows with a talk about how these creatures “speak,” cooperate and achieve colony-level success. Entomologist Lawrence Forcella provides a display of live ants and termites.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Location

Wave Hill House in Wave Hill Accessible
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx
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Cost

Garden admission prices: $8 Adults, $4 Students and Seniors 65+, $2 Children 6+, Free to Members and children under 6

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Wave Hill

Categories

Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Wildlife

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