McClung Museum News

McClung Museum Director Celebrates Twenty-fifth Anniversary

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Over the past quarter century, Jefferson Chapman has watched the McClung Museum evolve from a repository for archaeological artifacts and donated collections into an ever-changing go-to site for art lovers and history buffs alike.

McClung Museum Hosts Macro Photography Lecture June 14

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In honor of the new exhibit, Through the Lens: Botanical Photography of Alan S. Heilman, UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host “Beauty of the Macro World,” an illustrated presentation by local nature photographer Kendall Chiles, at 3:00 p.m. on June 14.

Botanical Photography Exhibition Opens at McClung Museum June 5

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A new exhibition featuring botanical photographs by retired UT botany professor Alan S. Heilman, opens Friday, June 5, at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. Through the Lens: Botanical Photography of Alan S. Heilman explores the art and science of sixty-plus years of Heilman’s award-winning botanical photography of leaves, buds, flowers, fruits, seeds, mosses, lichens, cones, and bark of plants native to or grown in the East Tennessee region.

McClung Museum Expands Outreach with New Academic Programs Department

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture recently launched a new academic programs department to better integrate the museum into the intellectual life of the university, increase outreach to professors, and expand experiential learning opportunities for students.