Calendar

Activities and events as part of the exhibition "Listening to Trees Across the Jordan River"

Event Calendar

Events

Lecture: Plants, Poetry and German Romance
19.03.2020, 10:30

A lecture within the lectures series “What the researchers say:  art, science and technology”

Dr. Ofri Ilani – “Plants, Poetry and German Romance”

Thursday, March 19, at 10:30 p.m.

Poets and thinkers of German Romanticism have developed theories about plants that look most strange in contemporary view. They used plants to talk about sexuality, art and politics. The lecture will present Johann Wolfgang Goethe’s Theory of Plants, which sought to provide an alternative to Newton’s mechanistic concept of nature, and the plant fantasies of poets and naturalists in the 19th century.

At the end of the lecture there will be a guided tour of the exhibition Listening to Trees Across the Jordan River”

Entrance fee:  40 NIS  / Registration at the Museum box / Number of places limited

 

 

Lecture – Plants dies differently – a glimpse into their next world
12.03.2020, 10:30

A lecture within the lectures series “What the researchers say:  art, science and technology”

Dr. Buzzi Reviv – “Plants dies differently – a glimpse into their next world”

Thursday, March 12 at 10:30 p.m.

We all know that plants live differently. But in recent years we are beginning to realize that there are interesting differences between us in the manner of death. In this lecture, we will take a look at some of the fascinating revelations about the death of plants and glimpses into their next world.

At the end of the lecture there will be a guided tour of the exhibition Listening to Trees Across the Jordan River”

Entrance fee: 40 NIS  / Registration at the Museum box / Number of places limited