Natural History

Florida Museum of Natural History opens Water. Discovering and Sharing Solutions

Florida Museum of Natural History presents Water. Discovering and Sharing Solutions, an exhibition on view from September 29 through Jan. 2, 2013. Covering about 70 percent of the world, water plays a critical role in life. Florida Museum of Natural History visitors will soon be able to learn how our daily actions impact the water […]

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Virginia Living Museum reopens after flood

The Virginia Living Museum has reopened after a recent flood. From Aug. 28 through Labor Day, general museum admission will be $5 off ($12 adults/$8 children) and planetarium shows will be free (limited seating). Because restoration work involves the entire lower level of the building, the museum has cancelled the first session of children’s programs […]

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McClung Museum presents Celebrating the Tercentennial of Mark Catesby

McClung Museum presents Celebrating the Tercentennial of Mark Catesby, an exhibition on view from September 21, 2012. To commemorate the arrival of Mark Catesby’s arrival in the New World 300 years ago, the Museum will exhibit prints by this famed naturalist. The Museum’s selection of Catesby prints has grown significantly, and this exhibit of 52 […]

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National Museum of Natural History Opens Marine Biodiversity Exhibition

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has opened an exhibit in the Sant Ocean Hall that highlights a decade-long investigation of the biodiversity in Earth’s oceans. The exhibit, “Census of Marine Life: A Decade of Discovery,” honors the research done by the Census of Marine Life and includes the 2011 International COSMOS Prize awarded […]

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Natural History Museum at the Gray Fossil Site presents Hatching the Past. Dinosaur Eggs and Babies

The Natural History Museum at the Gray Fossil Site presents Hatching the Past. Dinosaur Eggs and Babies from September 22nd, until May, 2013. “Hatching the Past” features amazing collections of real dinosaur eggs representing six different major groups of dinosaurs. All are brought to life with colorful paintings showing dinosaurs as parents and sculptures of […]

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Arizona Museum of Natural History announces Groundbreaking for Mesa Grande Welcoming Center

Mesa Grande is an ancient treasure in the middle of a modern city that has created unusual interest to the public and substantial scientific significance to the archaeological profession. To enhance the experience, a groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the Mesa Grande Welcoming Center and Gathering Place. “Mesa Grande is a point of pride […]

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National Museum of Natural History hosts David Byrne in Conversation

National Museum of Natural History hosts David Byrne in Conversation

The Smithsonian Associates presents an exclusive event with musician David Byrne Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. in Baird Auditorium at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. In conversation with singer, songwriter and guitarist David Lowery, Byrne will discuss his latest book, How Music Works. Byrne is co-founder of the band Talking Heads and […]

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North Museum of Natural History & Science announces Did Dinosaurs Poop

North Museum of Natural History & Science presents Did Dinosaurs Poop, an exhibition on view from February 5, 2013. Did Dinosaurs Poop? is a new hands-on, informative exhibit for kids coming this February to the North Museum! Designed for an audience of families with children ages 4 to 10, the exhibit will present a fun, […]

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Naranjo Museum of Natural History Opens on September 8

The Naranjo Museum of Natural History will open its doors to the public on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Families, friends, media and history enthusiasts are all welcomed for the ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., 5104 South First St., Lufkin, TX. Tickets $5 for children 18 and younger, $7.50 for adults. www.naranjomuseum.org

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