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The Magic of Millets Opening

The Magic of Millets Opening

Event entry by donation in honour of the International Day for Biological Diversity presented in partnership with the UBC Botanical Garden, no registration required.  

Biodiversity Lecture Series with Christopher Harley

Biodiversity Lecture Series with Christopher Harley

Warming, heatwaves, and biodiversity change in real time – insights from the shores of the Salish Sea with Professor with Christopher Harley.

Beaty Biodiversity Museum closed for maintenance

Beaty Biodiversity Museum closed for maintenance

Please note that the Beaty Biodiversity Museum will be closed for maintenance on June 22 and 23, 2024.

Beaty Nocturnal – Our Living World

Beaty Nocturnal – Our Living World

Join us for an exclusive screening of one of the episodes of Netflix’s latest docuseries, Our Living World, followed by a conversation with the Directors of Photography, James Frystak and Darren West. 

Science Rendezvous at the Beaty!

Science Rendezvous at the Beaty!

Bring your friends, bring your family, and dive into the thrilling world of science!

A hanging blue whale skeleton at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in summer daylight.

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

See the behind-the-scenes drama involved in recovering, cleaning, and restoring the skeleton of the largest creature on earth.

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

See the behind-the-scenes drama involved in recovering, cleaning, and restoring the skeleton of the largest creature on earth.

Artist Tour: Vanishing by Christine Fitzgerald

Artist Tour: Vanishing by Christine Fitzgerald

Join photo-based artist Christine Fitzgerald for a walk through Vanishing, an exhibition of new images of bird eggs and nests from historical museum collections paired with specimens from the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

Beaty Nocturnal: Vanishing

Beaty Nocturnal: Vanishing

Join us for a panel discussion about innovative approaches to creative collaboration across disciplines and how activating aesthetic reconsideration of scientific collections addresses our present moment of ecological precarity.

Beaty Nocturnal: Fossils with Dr. Bruce Archibald

Beaty Nocturnal: Fossils with Dr. Bruce Archibald

How did insects respond to the diversification of flowering plants? Curator of the Beaty fossil collection paleontologist Dr. Bruce Archibald talks about the big picture of one very important group in particular!