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The dioramas in the Hall of North American Mammals have always been splendid, but after more than a year of painstaking restoration, they look better than ever.
In this post, we explore how Museum artists re-built the "snow" in the dioramas of the Canada Lynx and Varying Hare.
What creates the "glimmer" or "bling" in the diorama's snow? In this video, Museum artist Joianne Bittle Knight explains the painstaking process of recreating freshly fallen snow.