Herbarium and Turchin Center team up for new exhibit

Guest curated by faculty and staff in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, High Country Herbarium: Preserving Plants and Plant Communities in the Southern Appalachians through Art and Science, is a collaborative and interdisciplinary exhibit displaying herbarium vouchers from Appalachian State University's I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium, with paintings and drawings, photography, music and poetry written specifically for the exhibit.

Established in 1958, the I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium houses approximately 30,000 specimens and is actively adding to the growing collection located in Rankin Science West. The Herbarium is a local and regional resource for botanical research, with an emphasis on plant species from natural communities in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Exhibition begins: Friday, February 2, 2018Exhibition Celebration: Friday, March 2, 2018 (6:00pm - 10:00pm)Exhibition ends: Saturday, August 4, 2018Venue: Mayer GalleryGuest curator: Faculty and staff in the Department of Biology

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Published: Jan 30, 2018 4:47pm