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Collaborating on Campus

GLAMR is a partnership of Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Reserves at CSU, Chico that collaborate on academic and public programming and outreach, internal capacity building and fundraising efforts. GLAMR participates in campus and community events to help elevate the awareness of our collections and educational offerings throughout the region. Collectively, we serve tens of thousands of people annually, including students, faculty, K-12 participants and the general public. Individually, each GLAMR organization is integral to CSU, Chico's educational and community engagement mission. 

Current Events

Interwoven Well-Being: Me, the Environment, and Others

Presented by Valene Smith Museum of Anthropology

A talk with Anna Lenaker 

Sunday, April 18

4 – 5 pm via zoom

Virtual Work Explorations - Earth Day Edition

Local author, Anna Lenaker, will share reflections from her forthcoming memoir, Able to Be Otherwise, an intimate account of her life experiences. Anna spent many of her high school years exploring the woods of Paradise and Magalia, California on foot.  Before she studied climate change or experienced its harsh realities, the woods were her instructors and her friends.

In this talk, Anna is interested in exploring what it means to build intimacy with one’s local environment and how one’s well-being is tied up with the well-being of others and the well-being of the environment. Anna will also share the impact that the Camp Fire had on her life and what it has been like to grieve for the loss of a place she loved.

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Story Time with Gateway

Presented by Gateway Science Museum

Monday, April 19

Live on YouTube

Join curiosity guide Morgan from Gateway Science Museum as she reads through a children's book!

Gateway's Museum Without Walls Lecture Series

Presented by Gateway Science Museum

Wednesday, April 21

7–8 pm via zoom

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What's Happening with SGMA in My Backyard?
- Christina Buck, Ph.D., Asst. Director, Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation

Bee Happy

Presented by Valene Smith Museum of Anthropology

Saturday, April 24

10 – 11 am via zoom

Bring your own supplies; paper and watercolors.

Come delight in the world's most important pollinator! 

Meet Sara Carmody who travelled to Asia to learn how bees and humans cooperate to make honey. Then join Wildflower School teacher, Becky Packer for a step-by-step lesson in watercolor painting of bees.

This Earth Day celebration is sure to leave you buzzing with happiness!

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Calendar Listings to Fit Your Schedule and Pace:

Meriam Library: How has Earth Day been celebrated over the years on campus? Explore the historic campus newspaper collections(opens in new window) (see library news) to learn all about it.

Turner Museum presents: A selection of prints by artist and museum founder Janet Turner. Turner's work consistently focused on the natural environment, with great attention to detail, including prints that celebrate local flora and fauna.

Jacki Headley Gallery Presents: “This Way To Sustainability Exhibition”, an online art and photography exhibit presenting works by student and staff artists, as well as California contemporary artists. Also view a fascinating Artist and Curator Panel Discussion with Q&A about sustainability issues. Exhibition and Panel engage viewing and thinking about social, environmental, architectural and artistic sustainability. Visit the Headley Earth Week offering.(opens in new window)

Northeast Information Center presents: A downloadable interactive coloring book (PDF). Let this coloring book of the natural world transport you to a tranquil spot. Take delight in these unique visual-scapes.

Gateway Science Museum's Gateway From Home teams will release several videos during Earth Week to celebrate! Check out our website(opens in new window) and social media(opens in new window).