A Celebration of Alexander von Humboldt

7-9 p.m.
Oct. 6, 2019

Press Release
About the Talk
About Alexander von Humboldt
About Andrea Wulf
University of Florida Humboldt Fellows

Join the Florida Museum in celebration of renowned naturalist Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday! This FREE event features a talk by best-selling author Andrea Wulf and a special performance by the Gainesville Master Chorale. Enjoy the sounds of the Gainesville Master Chorale as they set the stage for your voyage of adventure and discovery with the author. Wulf’s beautifully illustrated presentation will bring the extraordinary figure of Alexander von Humboldt to life and reveal his incredible contributions to our understanding of the world today.

Gainesville Master Chorale
©Photo courtesy of Gainesville Master Chorale

The event is sponsored by the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida Performing Arts, the UF Center for Latin American Studies, UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UF George A. Smathers Libraries, UF Biodiversity Institute, UF CLAS Rothman Family Chair in the Humanities and the Gainesville Civic Chorus.