The River Runs Through It
Just Add Water: The Discussions
Discover the history of water in Los Angeles in a series of lectures at NHM. Learn about
the people and the struggles. Explore the L.A. River and see what the future holds for
the once neglected waterway. Discuss the possibilities of surviving a hotter Los Angeles
and how to create a harmony with our region’s natural resources. Complements the
exhibition Just Add Water (closing August 3).
$10 Nonmember/$8 Members
Purchase the entire series at a discounted rate: $40 Nonmember/$36 Members.
Doors open at 6:30 PM. Please use the North Entrance.
7 PM: Discussion, followed by Q&A
8 PM: Visit the Just Add Water exhibit and the Nature Gardens SERIES MODERATORR:
Jon Christensen, editor of Boom: A Journal of California and senior researcher at the
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA
Thursday, July 17: The River Runs Through It
We explore the L.A. River — the vibrant, diverse, concrete and green, watery centerpiece
of the new L.A. of the 21st century and its changing relationship to water.
For more information, a complete list of lecture panelists
and to purchase tickets, visit NHM.ORG or 213.763.DINO
Presented in conjunction with the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Boom: A Journal of California