The Bolz Conservatory at Olbrich Gardens new exhibit is “Innovations Inspired by Rainforests.” It explores the field of biomimicry – the emulation of models, systems and elements in nature to solve complex human design challenges. The Bolz Conservatory is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. There is an admission charge, but admission is free to the general public Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10am to noon. The exhibit runs now until March 1, 2015 at 3030 Atwood Avenue. Visit olbrich.org for more info.
The Monona Public Library is hosting TELLABRATION this Wednesday! It’s a worldwide celebration of the art of storytelling where storytellers share their talents in concerts held all around the world. On a local level, TELLABRATION brings together acclaimed professional and amateur storytellers from the area to delight, captivate, and mesmerize the audience with their stories. This free event will be this Wednesday at 4pm at the Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road in Monona. Please register in advance at mononalibrary.org.