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Locals invited to hear from local experts at Museum of Idaho for spring seminar

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The following is a news release from the Museum of Idaho.

IDAHO FALLS – The Museum of Idaho has released its spring schedule for Museum Club, its discussion series aimed at engaged citizens ages 55 and older. The series includes talks from regional experts on topics in the humanities, sciences, and current affairs. The Museum Club events are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 3 p.m.

Attendance at Museum Club events is free for MOI members. The cost for the public is $5 per session, which includes light refreshments and full admission to the museum and its exhibits.

Spring Museum Club programming kicks off this Thursday, February 7. The Spring 2019 Museum Club schedule is as follows:

  • Feb 7: “Archimedes: Science and Innovations” behind-the-scenes exhibit tour
                     w/ members of the MOI experience team
  • Feb 21: “Those Other Women: Pioneer Women of the Idaho Frontier”
                    w/ Judy House, MOI archivist
  • Mar 7: “Why the Rules Matter in Elections”
                   w/ Jill Kirkham, a doctoral candidate in political science, Idaho State Univ.
  • Mar 21: “Hemingway in Sun Valley”
                    w/ Jenny Emery Davidson, Executive Director, Ketchum Community Library
  • Apr 4: “Lewis and Clark: Tales from the Trail”
                    w/ Judy Washbon, professional speaker
  • Apr 18: “The Essence of Yellowstone through an Artist’s View”
                    w/ Linda Aman, 2018 Yellowstone National Park Artist-in-Residence
  • May 2: “Hamilton, Jefferson, and Marshall: Guides for Leaders in a Troubled Democratic Republic”
                    w/ Jim Francis, educator and Idaho Falls City Councilmember
  • May 16: “Science at Your Bedside: The Portable X-ray”
                    w/ Carlee Stieglitz, X-ray technician