In the new exhibition Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, artifacts from the Museum’s collections help illuminate how people cooked and ate in China some 2,000 years ago, during the Han Dynasties (226 BC to AD 220).
In the new exhibition Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, a walk-through diorama depicts a bustling food market, set in the year 1519 in the capital city of the Aztec Empire, in what's now Mexico; it featured domesticated turkeys for sale—among many other foods, including chocolate, from all over the empire.
Theodore Roosevelt was a great lover of nature long before he became President. From boyhood throughout his adult life, Roosevelt's enthusiasm for conservation was encouraged and shaped by several influential figures, as explained in a new video.
Most moth species are very small and are active only at night, so we don't often get to examine them up close. But in Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a new exhibition of oversized prints by Canadian artist Jim des Rivières, visitors can pore over the insects in glorious detail.