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"One Tree, One Planet" Encore

  • Florida Museum 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL, 32608 United States (map)

Celebrate the diversity of life on Earth as art and science collide in a series of one-of-a-kind multimedia experiences. Be dazzled with an interactive outdoor light projection by internationally renowned artist Naziha Mestaoui depicting the Tree of Life, enjoy the short Pixar-style animated film "TreeTender" by James Oliverio and the UF Digital Worlds Institute and learn how biodiversity contributes to conservation, medicine, agriculture and ecology in a talk by Florida Museum biologist Doug Soltis. This event is FREE for the public. 

Viewing of the light projection will be ongoing throughout the event and located on the back lawn behind the Florida Museum. Viewing of the short film will be every 30 minutes starting at 7:15 p.m. inside the Florida Museum. 

On-site food vendors: High Springs Orchard & Bakery and Mini Bites Donuts

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Partners: UF Biodiversity Institute | UF Genetics Institute and Graduate Program | UF College of the Arts | UF Digital Worlds Institute | Harn Museum of Art | UF Learning Without Borders | UF Office of the Provost