Botanical Tattoo Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Jul
8
Jul 9

Botanical Tattoo Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Brilliant Botany will be at the Botanical Tattoo Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA. Claire will be giving out information about plants and pollinators, and selling an assortment of botanical stickers and buttons!

This event is 10am - 4pm on Saturday, July 8th and Sunday, July 9th.

"Tower Hill will offer something for everyone at its first Botanical Tattoo Weekend. Spend the day watching live tattoo demos, trying your hand at botanical drawing, listening to live music, sampling local food trucks, and shopping at unique artisan booths. Find your next tattoo! See the latest trends in botanical tattoo design in the pop-up art exhibit, connect with regional tattoo artists, try a henna tattoo or botanical face painting, and get a custom Tower Hill temporary tattoo from the shop."

Bee Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Aug
26
Aug 27

Bee Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Brilliant Botany will be at the Bee Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA. Claire will be giving out information about plants and pollinators, and selling an assortment of botanical/bee stickers and buttons!

This event is 10am - 4pm on Saturday, August 26th and Sunday, August 27th.

"Enjoy exhibits, demonstrations, honey tastings, hands-on activities, games and much more as visitors learn about the fascinating world of bees and why they are important for our gardens."


VidCon 2017
Jun
22
Jun 24

VidCon 2017

Claire will be attending VidCon 2017 as an attendee. Follow Brilliant Botany on Twitter to meet up with her!

Boston Pride Festival
Jun
10
11:00 am11:00

Boston Pride Festival

  • Boston City Hall Plaza

Claire will be at Boston's 2017 Pride Festival, promoting queer scientists and selling pride merch. This will include pride bumblebee stickers and new bumblebee trucker hats. Come by, say hello and chat about the LGBTQIA science community!

Talking Plants: Plant Science Communication in a Digital World
May
3
11:00 am11:00

Talking Plants: Plant Science Communication in a Digital World

This webinar is part of the ASPB Plantae Seminar Series. It is free to attend, but space is limited. You can register to attend here.


In this seminar, Claire Hopkins will cover the basics, challenges, and joys of communicating plant science to the public. She will offer simple tips for improving your communication skills in any setting, while explaining the advantages of various methods and digital platforms. She will cover aspects of content creation, including equipment, audience, language, and strategy. 

Participants will be able to

  • Communicate plant science to the public more succinctly and effectively
  • Understand the techniques and challenges of using video for science communication
  • Choose a platform or method of science communication that best suits their needs