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Peabody Museum opens Stephen Dupont: Papua New Guinea Portraits and Diaries

Peabody Museum opens Stephen Dupont: Papua New Guinea Portraits and Diaries

. May 6, 2013

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University opens Stephen Dupont: Papua New Guinea Portraits and Diaries an exhibition on view May 2, 2013 through Sept. 2, 2013. As the Museum’s 2010 Robert Gardner Photography Fellow, Stephen Dupont explored the human condition. Through photographs and artist’s journals, he documented the Westernization of traditional society […]

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Smithsonian Garden Fest 2013 – May 10

. May 3, 2013

Smithsonian Gardens will host an all-day celebration for its seventh annual Garden Fest, “Earth Matters to Smithsonian Gardens—Garden Fest 2013!” Friday, May 10, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Enid A. Haupt Garden. The festival will take place in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art’s “Earth Matters: Land as Material and […]

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Field Museum Insights Into Deadly Coral Bleaching Could Help Preserve Reefs

. May 2, 2013

An interdisciplinary research team from Northwestern University and The Field Museum of Natural History has a surprising answer: The corals themselves play a role in their susceptibility to deadly coral bleaching due to the light-scattering properties of their skeletons. No one else has shown this before. Using optical technology designed for early cancer detection, the […]

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Field Museum Ant Research Constructs Family Tree, Confirms Date of Evolutionary Origin, and Underscores Importance of Neotropics

. May 2, 2013

Anyone who has spent time in the tropics knows that the diversity of species found there is astounding and the abundance and diversity of ants, in particular, is unparalleled. Scientists have grappled for centuries to understand why the tropics are home to more species of all kinds than the cooler temperate latitudes on both sides […]

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Tickets on sale today for Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana

Tickets on sale today for Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana

. May 2, 2013

Blockbuster exhibition makes U.S. premiere June 13 at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI – Forget about the dinosaurs that you know – prepare for a whole new breed of beast! Opening June 13, Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes some of the largest and most unusual dinosaurs to have ever roamed the planet in the U.S. premiere of […]

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The Allure of Deadly Snakes is Captured in the New Exhibit Serpentine, June 15 – Sept. 15, 2013

The Allure of Deadly Snakes is Captured in the New Exhibit Serpentine, June 15 – Sept. 15, 2013

. April 30, 2013

PHILADELPHIA — The contrasting qualities of snakes—their allure and danger, passivity and aggression—have captivated the imagination for thousands of years. A new exhibit this summer at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University captures these extremes—and extreme beauty—of some of the world’s deadliest snakes. Fine-arts photographer Mark Laita spent more than a year in […]

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site 2013 Guided Hikes

. April 30, 2013

The Thomas Cole Historic Site is pleased to present a series of guided hikes on the Hudson River School Art Trail, which brings you into the magnificent landscapes that inspired Thomas Cole and other luminaries of 19th-century landscape painting. The hikes are made possible through the Carol T. Savage Art Trail Docent Program, named in […]

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