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Good books broaden our horizons and inspire new conversations, no matter where we are! Join the Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District for the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of women in science!

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Join us for our Keynote Speaker, science communicator and YouTube star, Emily Graslie in this FREE virtual event followed by Q&A! As The Field Museum’s ‘Chief Curiosity Correspondent,’ she served as creator, host and writer of The BrainScoop, an educational YouTube channel with 200+ episodes about natural history that have been viewed more than 32 million times. She is also the host of Prehistoric Road Trip on PBS.

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  • 45 minute presentation by Emily Graslie:
    The Power of Curiosity
    Following her curiosity has taken Emily Graslie everywhere, from deep into the bat caves of Kenya, to exploring the wonder within our own backyards. Join her to learn about her journey as a science communicator on YouTube, and how that experience led her to becoming a trailblazer for PBS on Prehistoric Road Trip.
  • 15 minute Q&A

NEA Big Read Series

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NEA Big Read

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.


Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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