Natural History

Famous Museum Dioramas Will Get Major Face-Lift, Public Can Watch Starting Mid-February

Famous Museum Dioramas Will Get Major Face-Lift, Public Can Watch Starting Mid-February

For nearly 90 years, the realistic animal habitat scenes of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University have captivated generations of visitors. Now two of the oldest and rarest ones will undergo a total renovation for the first time, and the public can watch the action unfold. From mid-February through April, conservators and artists […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center to publish memoirs of wildlife artist John A. Ruthven

Cincinnati Museum Center to publish memoirs of wildlife artist John A. Ruthven

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) announced it will be publishing the memoirs of John A. Ruthven, one of the nation’s foremost wildlife artists. The memoirs are due out in fall 2019. “In my lifetime, Cincinnati Museum Center and its predecessor organizations have been instrumental in helping me pursue and realize the dreams I had […]

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Big Bone Lick completes mammoth 3 year revitalization of visitor center at Cincinnati Museum Center

Big Bone Lick completes mammoth 3 year revitalization of visitor center at Cincinnati Museum Center

UNION, KY – The Big Bone Lick State Historic Site is celebrating the completion of a four-year revitalization of the visitor center. The mammoth undertaking was spearheaded by the Friends of Big Bone in partnership with Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). Completed in three phases, the visitor center makeover […]

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Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., now has its own living oyster bed, thanks to a generous donation from a local oyster farm dedicated to building a sustainable oyster population in the Miles River. Mudgies Oyster Farm donated the oysters and labor to CBMM to help build a foundation for a living […]

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Natural History Museum at Drexel University Unveils New Logo for Identity

Natural History Museum at Drexel University Unveils New Logo for Identity

PHILADELPHIA — The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University today unveiled a new logo that powerfully reflects its interconnected mission and growth in research, education and public engagement. The new logo consists of a “heart of discovery” mark next to the Academy’s name, refined with a new typeface. The symbol evokes the pathways of […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center and Banfield® Pet Hospital to host Banfield Pet Academy & Pet Patch-Up Events

Cincinnati Museum Center and Banfield® Pet Hospital to host Banfield Pet Academy & Pet Patch-Up Events

Banfield Pet Academy connects kids, pets and veterinarians to bring veterinary medicine to life CINCINNATI – Interactive, hands-on learning is important to a child’s development but sometimes it can get a little ruff. That’s just fine with Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and Banfield® Pet Hospital because together they’ve created a program that makes science live, […]

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The Natural History Museum Announce Whales Exhibition

The Natural History Museum Announce Whales Exhibition

The Natural History Museum in London have announced Whales, an exhibition on view in the Museum’s Hintze Hall from 14 July 2017 to 28 February 2018. More than 100 specimens from the Museum’s research collection will be brought out from behind-the-scenes for the first time to show the huge diversity of whales, dolphins and porpoises. […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center brings Fossil Fest to the Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Museum Center brings Fossil Fest to the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center’s Fossil Fest is back, and this year they’re getting a little help from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Fossil Fest will take place at the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 5. This year’s Fossil Fest is bringing fossils to life in a unique way. […]

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Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

PHILADELPHIA — A new online experience by Google, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world allows people to come face to face with Jurassic giants and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural history available in one place Opening today, a […]

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