On Saturday, March 26, a class field trip was scheduled for students enrolled in the undergraduate Paleontology & Society course offered through the selective Blount Scholars Program at The University of Alabama. The classic fossil locality Harrell Station Paleontological Site in Dallas County was the destination of this trip.
Here are the Spring Break Hours from The University of Alabama Museums! Each of our museums has its own schedule so we’d like to help make it easier to know when they are closed and when they will be reopening.
Join us on the UA Museums’ YouTube Channel for a poetry session and lesson with Keenan Holmes as he shows us two types of poetry you can use to help make observations and celebrate biodiversity, nature, and the environment!
The Alabama Museum of Natural History has a new honey bee exhibit and we need YOUR help naming the queen!
Join us for the eleventh annual Night at the Museum event on February 8th from 5:00-8:00 PM. This free and all ages event features interactive activities from departments and organizations across UA. Bring your family to the Alabama Museum of Natural History for an evening full of games, activities, and door prizes! February 8, 2020 5:00-8:00 p.m. Smith Hall **For more information visit www.almnh.museums.ua.edu or call 205-348-6383** This event is brought to you by the Alabama Museum of Natural History, the University […]
The Alabama Museum of Natural History in conjunction with Birmingham Audubon invites you to join us for a free event celebrating the life and artwork of the naturalist Philip Henry Gosse. Born in 1810 in Worcester, England, the young Philip Henry Gosse developed a passion for the natural world. Having learned the basics of miniature portraiture from his father, Gosse quickly took for his artistic subjects the flourishing marine life he discovered along the English coast. In May, 1838, Gosse […]
July 27, 2019 4-8 pm @ Warner Transportation Museum This year the museum is launching a new annual event, Bama Bug Fest, to celebrate the diversity and benefits of arthropods, a group of animals that includes insects (ants, butterflies and beetles), arachnids (spiders and scorpions), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes) and crustaceans (crabs, shrimps and crayfish), as well as true bugs (like cicadas and plant-hoppers). This free event has something for everyone. Enjoy entertaining displays, exhibits and activities about arthropod (a.k.a. “bug”) diversity […]
The Tuscaloosa Nature Challenge will take place at the University of Alabama Arboretum on Saturday, April 27, 2018 from 9 AM to 3 PM. This annual event is part of the iNaturalist’s City Nature Challenge (CNC) event, and all nature observations made will be included in the Birmingham Metro Area CNC Project. Schedule of Activities All scheduled activities and walks will start at the iNaturalist table under the Pavilion. In addition there will be several ongoing activities under the Pavillion throughout the entire event (iNaturalist station, […]
This year’s Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest is a Joint Project between the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), the Alabama Tourism Department (Tourism) and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. An exhibit of this year’s winning photos is touring around Alabama this year, and is scheduled to be on display on the Mezzanine level of the Alabama Museum of Natural History until April 19th. The winning photos can also be seen online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/outdooralabama/sets/72157705396554404 Photo categories for this year’s competition […]
The Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Univeristy of Alabama Press invites you to join us on February 23, 2019 from 5-7 PM for a reception and book signing event for the release of Lizards and Snakes of Alabama. This long-awaited publication by Craig Guyer, Mark Bailey, and Robert Mount is the latest edition to the Gosse Nature Series. Lizards and Snakes of Alabama is the most comprehensive taxonomy gathered since Robert H. Mount’s seminal 1975 volume on the reptiles and […]