Natural History Museum’s First Fridays Kicks-off Tonight w/ Dr. Cheryl Y. Hayashi and Tune-Yards & Atlas Sound
Tour and Discussion (5:30 pm – 8:00 pm)
Tour and Lecture
Tour (5:30 pm): Meet the Silk Makers with Brent Karner
Discussion (6:30 pm and 7:00 pm): Spiders: The Miracle Engineers with UC Riverside biology professor and MacArthur Fellow, Dr. Cheryl Y. Hayashi
UC Riverside biology professor Cheryl Hayashi was born and raised in Hawaii. She received a B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Biology through a joint program with Yale University and the American Museum of Natural History. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wyoming, and in 2001 joined the UCR faculty. In 2007, Hayashi was named a MacArthur Fellow.
Performances (8:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Tune-Yards and Atlas Sound
DJs (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Resident DJ, Them Jeans (a.k.a. Jason Stewart) and headliner, DJ Spider
Art Installation: Gerard Minakawa
Classic photo by Sung. Deerhoof & Autolux at the NHM, long ago in the previous decade.