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'Get Bugged' at Design Museum on Biodiversity Museum Day

It's bugged. Yes, it is. When you attend the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 to see 13 museums or collections, be sure to see It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design, an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the...


"It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design," an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the connection between insects and people, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 17. The image of bees is the work of Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design," an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the connection between insects and people, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 17. The image of bees is the work of Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This art by professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design shows beetle galleries as
This art by professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design shows beetle galleries as "Totem Art." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This art by professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design shows beetle galleries as "Totem Art." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design with her trilogy of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper.
Professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design with her trilogy of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper.

Professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design with her trilogy of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper.

Fabric at the Design Museum definitely says
Fabric at the Design Museum definitely says "It's Bugged!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fabric at the Design Museum definitely says "It's Bugged!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM
Focus Area Tags: Family Innovation

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day: Bugged!

The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme:

In some respects, you could say the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be bugged! Lots of insects and other arthropods will be among the scores of attractions. The campuswide event, set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and...

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The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme: "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design." The bee photo is by UC Davis alumnus Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This rose-haired tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology was a popular attraction at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme:
The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme: "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design." The bee photo is by UC Davis alumnus Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme: "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design." The bee photo is by UC Davis alumnus Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Amazing Art of Entomologists

This stunning praying mantis illustration is the work of Ivana Li, UC Davis entomologist and artist. It  will be among the art displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 21.

Oh, that praying mantis! Oh, that jumping spider! When you attend the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Sunday, Jan. 21, featuring insect art, you will find art so intricate and so breathtaking that you may change your career...

This stunning praying mantis illustration is the work of Ivana Li, UC Davis entomologist and artist. It  will be among the art displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 21.
This stunning praying mantis illustration is the work of Ivana Li, UC Davis entomologist and artist. It will be among the art displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 21.

This stunning praying mantis illustration is the work of Ivana Li, UC Davis entomologist and artist. It will be among the art displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 21.

This breathtaking illustration of a jumping spider, in black and white charcoal, is the work of entomologist/artist Charlotte Herbert. She is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis.
This breathtaking illustration of a jumping spider, in black and white charcoal, is the work of entomologist/artist Charlotte Herbert. She is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis.

This breathtaking illustration of a jumping spider, in black and white charcoal, is the work of entomologist/artist Charlotte Herbert. She is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis.

This is a Hercules beetle, Dynastes hercules, that entomologist/artist Charlotte Herbert created in oil paint (a complementary study of orange and blue, where she used only used orange, blue, black, and white to paint it). It will be displayed Jan. 21 at the Bohart Museum open house.
This is a Hercules beetle, Dynastes hercules, that entomologist/artist Charlotte Herbert created in oil paint (a complementary study of orange and blue, where she used only used orange, blue, black, and white to paint it). It will be displayed Jan. 21 at the Bohart Museum open house.

This is a Hercules beetle, Dynastes hercules, that entomologist/artist Charlotte Herbert created in oil paint (a complementary study of orange and blue, where she used only used orange, blue, black, and white to paint it). It will be displayed Jan. 21 at the Bohart Museum open house.

Posted on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5:39 PM

It's Butterfly Heaven at the Bohart Museum

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly heaven! Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, is in butterfly heaven. And even more so now--he just returned from a collecting trip to Belize with his colleagues...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart associate Jeff Smith answers questions about butterflies at a recent open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and Bohart associate Jeff Smith answers questions about butterflies at a recent open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart associate Jeff Smith answers questions about butterflies at a recent open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum exhibit in Cruess Hall includes colorful insect-themed fabric. It will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Design Museum exhibit in Cruess Hall includes colorful insect-themed fabric. It will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum exhibit in Cruess Hall includes colorful insect-themed fabric. It will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Part of the 500,000-specimen Lepidoptera at the Bohart Museum of Entomology.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Part of the 500,000-specimen Lepidoptera at the Bohart Museum of Entomology.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Part of the 500,000-specimen Lepidoptera at the Bohart Museum of Entomology.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Insect Art Is the 'In' Thing: Don't Miss Bohart Museum Open House on Jan. 21

Like to draw or color dragonflies? You'll have the opportunity to do just that at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21. This is a flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Just call it a "Day of Insect Art!" Sunday afternoon, Jan. 21 promises to be a day of inspiration, creativity and delight when the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house, "Bug-Art@The Bohart" from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 1124 of the Academic...

Like to draw or color dragonflies? You'll have the opportunity to do just that at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21. This is a flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Like to draw or color dragonflies? You'll have the opportunity to do just that at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21. This is a flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Like to draw or color dragonflies? You'll have the opportunity to do just that at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21. This is a flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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