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Open Workshop, May 14th, at MUHNAC

Scientific Heritage, Art & Sustainability

Part of W.Box.Project, IN2PAST exploratory



10 am – 5 pm

Centro de Recursos Educativos | Jardim Botânico de Lisboa

As part of IN2PAST’s ongoing exploratory project W.Box.Project | The Wardian Case as a Pedagogical Object in the Dissemination of the History of Science, the workshop ‘Scientific Heritage, Arts & Sustainability’ brings together artists Lindsay Sekulowicz and Miguel Sbastida, and botanical collections curator Mark Nesbitt (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, guardians of the Wardian case), on May 14th, at the National Museum of Natural History and Science, in Lisbon.

The purpose of this event is to discuss botanical collections, particularly those of economic botany, showing different perspectives, different views on these collections and their role in science and the arts.

Participation is free, but we ask you to register by sending an email to or calling +351 213 921 808.

The workshop is co-organised by MUHNAC, W.Box.Project, IN2PAST and IHC – University of Évora.

Poster/ programme in PDF.



10 am – Presentation

10:30 – Discussion groups

11:30 – Coffee-break

12/noon – Plenary discussion

1 pm – Lunch

2:30 – Visit to the Herbarium LISU

3:30 – Visit to the Lisbon Botanical Garden