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Due to public health concerns, the SciArt Meetup: Bookmaking and Papermaking event has been postponed to an undetermined later date, more details coming soon. The Museum will continue to monitor the evolving situation and keep the public updated regarding future events. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Calling all art enthusiasts! Do you enjoy painting, drawing, sculpting or are you just art-curious? Offered in partnership with Santa Fe College Art Gallery and Wayfaring Painter, visit the Florida Museum for after-hours SciArt Meetups and create art inspired by Florida nature and culture!

BookmakingLearn the art of bookmaking and papermaking and how it can be used in science! Explore different sketchbook styles and meet scientists who use them in their research.

Meetup Topic: Bookmaking and Papermaking
Guest Speaker: Coming Soon!
Price: $7 per person

Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Participants must be 18 years or older.

Access includes:

  • Presentation by a special guest speaker.
  • A working studio space during the event.
  • A project demonstration by Wayfaring Painter. NOTE: Supplies are provided for the project, but artists are encouraged to bring their own materials to be used during the free time.
  • After-hours entry to all permanent exhibits with the exception of the Butterfly Rainforest, Discovery Zone and Amazing Pollinators exhibits, which will be closed.

Check out photos from previous SciArt events!


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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