Stories in Plastic - Cancelled

Create your own artful arrangement of colorful plastic at AVAM.

Create your own artful arrangement and take the photo home with you.

  • When: Saturday, March, 21
  • Time: 12pm – 4pm
  • Cost: Free with museum admission.

Public programs at the museum have been cancelled through Sunday, May 10, to adhere with the latest government guidance on public gatherings. If you have registered for a paid program, you will be refunded the full amount. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. You can click here to see the full details of the museum's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Be amazed by plastic trash: the colorful thermoplastic junk of our throwaway culture! Join us in the gallery & make your own artful arrangement of colorful plastic. RICHARD LANG & JUDITH SELBY LANG of One Plastic Beach ( will be sending their rainbow collection of plastic, salvaged from the shores of the Pacific Ocean, to AVAM. Each bit of plastic has a story to tell. Snap a pic of your colorful junk collage to post on Facebook & Instagram. Plus, we’ll print a photograph of your arrangement to take with you. Free with museum admision. This interactive art activity is inspired by our current exhibition The Secret Life of Earth.

Make it an Earth Weekend!

March 21-22 coincides with the Spring Equinox, signaling the first days of spring. Make it a full Earth-centric weekend. On Sunday, March 22, 1pm-4pm, we offer the FREE Logan Visionary Eco-Conference with globally-respected climate scientists, researchers, agronomists, and impassioned earth activists. Click here to learn more and RSVP.