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With the passing of the Summer Solstice, summer is officially in full swing, which also means that blackberries are ripening […]

Often confused with bamboo, rivercane is a native resource that has been used for thousands of years, most notably in […]

Spring is finally here, and one of the first green vegetables to emerge is ramps (Allium tricoccum)! Many ramps festivals […]

The elegantly dressed skeleton, now known simply as La Catrina, is an iconic figure of Día de los muertos. Can you […]

Before the completion of Nickajack Dam in 1964, the Tennessee River wound its way south, away from modern-day Chattanooga and […]

With caps situated like tiny hats, acorns (Quercus sp.) are one of the most easily recognizable nuts. Acorns are not […]

Oh my gourd, it’s our October plant of the month – bottle gourd! Pumpkins get plenty of attention this time […]

Words from the Artist Through this installation, my hope is that you have taken a little bit of our culture […]

Recently, the McClung Museum debuted the miniature exhibition Masterful Mammals to showcase John James Audubon prints from our permanent collection. While […]

Figure 1. “Winter Corn” by Perry McKenna (CC BY 2.0). Used by people around the world, corn is known by […]