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MVZ Silent Auction 2013

Thursday, August 1st, 6-8pm

RSVP Here!

Refreshments provided, free tour included.


Here's a few highlights of what's to come:

  • Anand Varma framed prints.
    Anand is a National Geographic photographer who is a UCB alum and former MVZ undergraduate (and MVZ staff photographer).

    Gorgeous hummingbird print (see Anand's website for a better version), sized 19.5x25".
    Anand Varma art
    all rights reserved, Anand Varma.

    Incredible photograph of an active volcano, sized 19.5x25". Right after Anand took this photo, the wind changed and he had to climb all the way back down the mountain in an ash storm with less than 1 foot visibility! Read the full death-defying story on his blog.
    Anand Varma art
    all rights reserved, Anand Varma.


  • Weird old antique children's microscope set.
    antique microscope set
    Described on the box as "scientific, educational, amusing." This is perfect for someone's cool, funky display cabinet at home!

  • Framed copies of MVZ historic images and field notes.
    deer rears
    Each of our historic photos is a picture that's worth 1,000 words -- and we have the words to prove it! Bring home a lovely framed archival image plus copies of a field note page from the biologist who took the photo.

  • Interesting (Copper?) Containers from Iran.
    from iran
    Ted Papenfuss collected these while he was doing field work in Iran.

  • Framed and signed prints from Jackie Childers.
    Jackie Childers
    all rights reserved, Jackie Childers
    .

    Jackie is just about to start graduate school and is a UCB alum and former MVZ undergrad.

  • A Trip Voucher from Oars Adventures.
    Good for a one-day river rafting trip for four down the south fork of the American River.



  • Framed and signed prints from Ben Karin.
    Ben Karin image
    all rights reserved, Ben Karin.


    Ben is just about to start graduate school and is a UCB alum and former MVZ undergrad.

Plus loads more!!!
...Including a signed copy of Barbara Stein's hardcover book, "On Her Own Terms" and a signed copy of Harry Greene's book, "Snakes."

Proceeds from this auction will go towards MVZ education and outreach (including the MVZ Undergrad Program).



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