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Inspired by Nature: Scientific Illustration

Wednesday July 17, 2019

1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Phone: 841-2802
Website: Click to Visit






Kristin Hsueh

Phone: 5058412877

Explore hidden treasures and create scientific illustrations. Use observations, attention to detail and creativity to draw objects from the museum's exhibits and collections. Supplies are provided.

Have you ever just sat and observed the natural world?  Have you ever looked and observed the beauty of scales, muscles, or feathers?  If so, then join us for a special pairing in the museum.  First you have access to our behind the scenes tour of the Bioscience and Geoscience Collections.  Explore our hidden treasures and learn about the Museum’s role in collection care.  Then after, use your powers of observation to learn how to create your own scientific illustrations.  We will use your observations, attention to detail, and your creativity to draw objects from the Museum's exhibits and collections. Supplies will be provided.

21+ only (bring your I.D.) Tickets $30 ($25 for museum members). All tickets include a voucher for one free drink and additional drinks can be purchased at the cash bar. 

A portion of every ticket sale will go to help support the Collections at the Museum.

Go to for more details and to purchase advanced tickets

1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

See also: Found Objects

Scale Drawings

Treat yourself, cocktail in hand, to a rare glimpse into the Bioscience and Geoscience Collections of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (1801 Mountain Rd. NW) for the fundraising event Scientific Illustration: The Intersection of Art and Science hosted by Matt Celeskey on Friday, July 19 from 6pm to 8:30pm. Tickets are $30 for the general public, $25 for museum members and everyone not only gets a free drink ticket, but also gets to try their hand at scientific illustration themselves with the supplies provided. For more information and tickets for this 21-and-over event, see

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