Museum of the Earth Presents Science on the Half Shell: How and Why We Study Evolution

The Museum of the Earth, opens Half Shell: How and Why We Study Evolution on Friday, September 24, 6:30 p.m. – 8: 30 p.m. Tickets $10

Learn about all different kinds of bivalves – clams, scallops, oysters, mussels, and more – while snacking on raw fresh-shucked oysters and little neck clams provided by Maxie’s Supper Club. In addition to the raw bar, sample some of Maxie’s famous Jambalaya (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) and sip on some local wines.

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is a natural history museum located in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1932, PRI has outstanding programs in research, collections, publications, and public outreach. The Institution cares for a collection of 2-3 million specimens (one of the 10 largest in the U.S.), and publishes the oldest paleontological journal in the Western Hemisphere (Bulletins of American Paleontology, begun in 1895).

The Paleontological Research Institution 1259 Trumansburg Road Ithaca, NY 14850 phone: 607-273-6623 fax: 607-273-6620

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