Natural History

Thomas Cole National Historic Site 2013 Guided Hikes

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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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Announces Tiny Taxonomy Landscape Installation in Exterior Gardens

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Announces Tiny Taxonomy Landscape Installation in Exterior Gardens

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum presents Tiny Taxonomy an outdoor installation by Rosetta Sarah Elkins in its exterior gardens, on view May 15 through September 2, 2013. Tiny Taxonomy classifies plants through their shared and common traits, derived from micro-characteristics. The plants exhibit taxonomically useful features, such as a cushion-like form to resist wind, large […]

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HRH The Duchess of Cambridge becomes Natural History Museum Patron

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge becomes Natural History Museum Patron

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has become a patron of the Natural History Museum London. The announcement follows The Duchess opening the Museum’s Treasures exhibition in November last year and her recent visit with The Duke of Cambridge to Borneo, where they met Museum scientists researching rainforest biodiversity. Speaking at the launch of the Museum’s […]

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Natural History Museum presents Sebastiao Salgado Genesis photographs exhibition

Natural History Museum presents Sebastiao Salgado Genesis photographs exhibition

Natural History Museum in London presents Sebastiao Salgado Genesis an exhibition on view 8 September 2013. About 216 of Sebastião Salgado’s black-and-white documentary photographs are on show in Genesis. They capture some of the furthest and wildest corners of our world, portraying indigenous communities that continue to live in accordance with their ancestral traditions, and […]

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Bell Museum of Natural History presents Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

The Bell Museum of Natural History presents Dig It! The Secrets of Soil an exhibition on view through July 28, 2013. In a world that depends on soil to sustain life, most humans still know relatively little about soil’s role and why we need this precious resource. Through interactive displays, photography and hands-on activity, visitors […]

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Natural History Museum opens Sensational Butterflies exhibition

Natural History Museum opens Sensational Butterflies exhibition

Natural History Museum presents it’s Sensational Butterflies exhibition open 29 March – 15 September 2013. Watch butterflies and moths emerging from their chrysalises in the butterfly house hatchery. Discover the transition of egg to chomping caterpillar and chrysalis to beautiful butterfly inside the tropical butterfly house. See what species you can spot from all over […]

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Natural History Museum scans Anhanguera fossil skull

Natural History Museum scans Anhanguera fossil skull

The Natural History Museum in London has scanned the inside of the skull of a 100-million-year-old pterosaur has been seen by Natural History Museum fossil experts for the first time. Computed tomography (CT) scans revealed details of the ancient flying reptile’s braincase that will help scientists discover more about its behaviour. Illustration of the ancient […]

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