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Our Green Stories Tours: Do not feed the animals
CURATOR-LED TOURS OF THE MERL GALLERIES
In our new series of these popular gallery tours, Curator of MERL Collections, Dr Ollie Douglas, will be joined by a different specialist for each of these tours. Together they will take visitors on a short conversational trip around the museum site, exploring our collections, and sharing Green Stories about environment, climate action, social justice, and the life and future of the planet.
Each tour will last about 45 minutes and will culminate in a pop-up display or an opportunity to peek behind the scenes. At the end of the session there’ll be a chance to ask questions and to chat with Ollie and his guest.
Tuesday 17th October – Do not feed the animals
Ollie will be joined by members of the research team currently working on Feed the Birds, Do Not Feed The Animals, including Juliette Waterman and Gaia Mortier. This major Wellcome Trust funded project focuses on different aspects of human-animal relations. Find out how the work of these individual researchers fits into a wider programme of using more than human approaches to better understand our environment.
- 14th November – Hannah Lyons – ‘Our Green Artists’ featuring the University Art Collection
- 28th November – Cathy Smith – ‘Our Green Fingers’ featuring a visit to The MERL garden.
These events are convened as part of the Our Green Stories environmental campaign by Museums Partnership Reading.