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Botany and Photography Workshop 2024

For rising 9-12 grade high schoolers 

Mr. Roger Birkhead, Auburn University Alabama Science in Motion Biology Specialist
Mr. William Fenn, Associate Professor in Photography, AUM

Date: July 22-26, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Capacity: 20 high school participants on a first-come/first-serve basis.

Cost: FREE to participants – Made possible by a generous grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

Sponsor: AUM College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Office of the Dean, Dept. of Fine Arts.

Contact: For any questions regarding the Art Workshops please reach out to the workshop coordinator, Mr. William Fenn at [email protected]

Workshop includes:

  • Students will learn about British photographer Anna Atkins and the first book illustrated with photographs of plant life.
  • Participants will make and learn about the science behind cyanotypes and also learn about contemporary tools for photographing and cataloging plant life.
  • Selections of student work will be displayed in the exhibition cases outside of AUM’s Cason McDermott Art Gallery from August 19 – September 6.
  • All summer 2024 faculty are professionals who are employed in their field. Support staff will range from University personnel to student workers who are all background checked by AUM’s Office of Human Resources.

This workshop has been made possible by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

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Jul 25 2024


9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Auburn University at Montgomery
7400 East Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117


College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (CLASS)

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Department of Fine Arts
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