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Library exhibit on Discovering Darwin designed in conjunction with the MSU Museum's event.

Discovering Darwin: Celebrating Science

2nd floor, West Wing
January 24 – March 30, 2014

Each year, on or near February 12, museums, libraries, natural history organizations, and science centers join to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. The day is used to promote science in general, as well as to recognize Darwin's many contributions.The MSU Museum has been observing Darwin Discovery Day since 2005, each year highlighting a different aspect of Darwin’s numerous scientific investigations and theories. This 10-year retrospective exhibit surveys Darwin’s life and diverse work and interests, from beetles to plants, birds, geology, reptiles, and more. Exhibit produced by Anita Ezzo

MSU’s 2014 Darwin Discovery Day activities will be held at the MSU Museum on Sunday, February 9, from 1-5 p.m. Admission is free. Information on this and other associated events may be found on the Museum’s website.

In conjunction with Darwin Discovery Day, the MSU Libraries will show the animated film, Pirates! Band of Misfits, on Darwin’s birthday anniversary, Wednesday, February 12, at 7:00 pm in the Libraries’ North Conference Room. Please join us for this free event. Enjoybirthday cake and view a selection of Darwin-themed comics/cartoons from the MSU Libraries’ collections!

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