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Graphic Panel Exhibitions

Visitors look at a gallery of detailed historic scientific illustrations R. Mickens/© AMNH

These beautiful scientific graphic panel exhibitions showcase illustrations, photos, and infographics covering an array of themes from natural history to microbiology.

Graphic panel exhibitions from the American Museum of Natural History are created for display in a variety of venues including museums, libraries, and public spaces.

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Inside You Graphic Panel Exhibition

225 linear feet

Adapted from the popular traveling exhibition The Secret World Inside You, this vibrant panel exhibition explores the unseen world living on, in, and all around you – the human microbiome.

Large physical cutouts and colorful vinyl graphics explain scientific concepts and cutting-edge research in a format that is accessible and appealing for visitors of all ages. Understand what microbes are, where they come from, and why they matter.


Picturing Science Graphic Panel Exhibition

130 linear feet 

Whether scientists are studying parasites, people, or planets, cutting-edge imaging technologies such as infrared photography, scanning electron microscopes, and CT scanners make it possible to examine details that were previously unobservable.

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of striking large-format prints that showcase the research being conducted and the advanced imaging technologies that make it possible.


Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease Graphic Panel Exhibition

215 linear feet

The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. 

Countdown to Zero, a graphic panel exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, focuses on several global efforts that have been able to contain or eradicate disease. 

Countdown to Zero is presented by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with The Carter Center.


Opulent Oceans Graphic Panel Exhibition

260 linear feet

Inspired by the book Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History (Sterling, 2014), this exhibition includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works. 

Beginning some 400 years ago, European voyages of discovery began mapping the globe and knowledge of ocean life flourished as never before. These explorers documented their discoveries in illustrated books, resulting in images that communicate the anatomy, behaviors, and sheer beauty of newfound marine species. 


Natural Histories Graphic Panel Exhibition

260 linear feet

This graphic panel exhibition showcases fifty exquisite scientific illustrations created to spread information about the natural world, first published in books between the 1500s and early 1900s.

All of the images presented come from the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History Research Library and appear in the art book set Natural Histories (Sterling, 2012).


Food: Our Global Kitchen Graphic Panel Exhibition

55 linear feet  

Featuring highlights from the full gallery traveling exhibition, the Food: Our Global Kitchen panel exhibition features stunning infographics, cutting-edge research, and fascinating statistics.

Explore the complex relationship we have with food, and consider some of the most compelling issues of our time.