Events for April 25, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for April 25, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum

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Nature’s Blueprints: Biomimicry in Art and Design

Baker Exhibit Center

Nature’s Blueprints: Biomimicry in Art and Design January 20 – May 12 Baker Exhibit Center In an age of complex environmental challenges, why not look to the ingenuity of nature for solutions? The forms, patterns, and processes found in the natural world—refined by 3.8 billion years of evolution—can inspire our design of everything from clothing …

Spring Ecology Walk: Advanced Topics in Ecology

ONSITE | Thursday, April 25, 1:30 – 3 p.m. The second in a new seasonal series of special topics in ecology continues a beloved Arboretum course. Naturalist Dan Lazar, who teaches the Ecology of the Blue Ridge course every fall, leads this walk and talk designed to point out signs of life awakening in springtime. …

One Book, One Buncombe: Making a Musical Legacy from Native Tree to Violin

ONSITE | Thursday, April 25, 5:30 – 7 p.m. On any given day you will find Kate Rickenbacker adjusting, repairing, or restoring an old instrument or making a new instrument using the same time-tested techniques and traditional tools craftsmen of 200 years ago would have employed. We check in with Kate about the meaning of …