Past Exhibitions

Water: H2O = Life

Water: H2O = Life

Every language has a word for water; no living thing exists without water. It soothes the spirit and sustains the body; its beauty inspires art and music.

November 1, 2007 - May 26, 2008

Exoplanets

Exoplanets

This exhibit presented the science and techniques behind the study of planets orbiting nearby stars.

March 13, 2007 - March 12, 2008

Mythic Creatures

Mythic Creatures

Track the origins of legendary creatures including dragons, unicorns, mermaids, and sea serpents.

May 26, 2007 - January 6, 2008

Gold

Gold

Gold, an enduring icon of wealth, beauty and power. Since the beginning of recorded history, the rise of influential societies has coincided with their ownership of the precious substance.

November 18, 2006 - August 19, 2007

Darwin

Darwin

Did you know that for 21 years Darwin kept his theory secret? Learn more about this brilliant observer of nature and how he transformed our understanding of the living world.

November 19, 2005 - August 20, 2006

Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries

Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries

Dinosaur fossils are being discovered faster than ever before. See how everything from satellite technology to scanning electron microscopes are helping to solve persistent and puzzling dinosaur mysteries.

May 14, 2005 - January 8, 2006

Totems to Turquoise

Totems to Turquoise

For thousands of years, the Native peoples of North America have made extraordinary jewelry and other adornments. Today throughout the continent that tradition is still alive—and vibrant.

October 30, 2004 - July 10, 2005

Petra

Petra

Once a flourishing city in the heart of the ancient Near East...then forgotten by the outside world for centuries. Now Petra reveals some of its long-lost secrets.

October 18, 2003 - July 6, 2004

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