The Sunday Series in the Mary Jane Stryker Theater begins the new season with Keith Thomson talking about Wild Weather of West Michigan. Tom Dietz, curator emeritus, will continue his local history talks, and many new guests will present topics as varied as sourcing biofuels from breweries and contemporary Native Americans in Michigan. Second Sundays will be devoted to science, while the fourth Sundays remain history-focused. Programs begin at 1:30 pm and are always FREE!
Kalamazoo Valley Museum on the Air
on Public Media Network on channels 191
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
11 a.m, 3 p.m., and 8 p.m.
Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience, screening and Q&A with Audrey Geyer, producer, and Jason Wesaw, Potawatomi artist
November 22, 2015
The stories shared in this documentary reflect an American history fraught with the systematic destruction of a people. Yet there is resilience and a profound remembering and healing taking place today, which will also benefit the next seven generations, an Iroquois concept of generational sustainability. This exciting and compelling one-hour documentary DVD invites viewers into the lives of contemporary Native American role models living in the U.S. Midwest.
Forensic Science with Kathy Mirakovits
December 13, 2015
Are you a fan of the NCIS television shows? Did you ever wonder how science is used to solve crimes? Here is an opportunity to get your questions answered.