The Volland Store will explore “weather” from the perspective of artists, poets, writers and scientists, throughout the duration of Lily Brooks’ exhibit SIREN CALL.
All events will be held at The Volland Store
March 10 “Telling Water’s Story: Art, Science, and Narrative”
Cynthia Barnett, author of Rain and Jeff Davidson, Watershed Specialist, Kansas State University
April 8 “Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography”
Caryn Miriam-Goldberg, former Poet Laureate of Kansas | co-sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council
April 15 “Climate Change: Testing the Resilience of Flint Hills Prairies”
Chuck Rice, Distinguished University Professor, Mary L. Vanier University Professorship,
Kansas State University
April 22 | Earth Day “The new science of weather: how the way we treat the land has an impact on the kind of weather we experience.”
Judith Schwartz, author of Cows Save the Planet and Water is Everywhere; and Walter Jehne, Soil Microbiologist and founder of Healthy Soils Australia
24098 Volland Road, eight miles southwest of Alma, Kansas.
Open Saturdays and Sundays 12-5 pm and by appointment 785-499-3616.