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Graphic Panel Exhibitions

Visitors look at a gallery of detailed historic scientific illustrations R. Mickens/© AMNH
The American Museum of Natural History's 2-D graphic panel exhibitions are designed for display in museums, libraries, and other public spaces.

These panel shows showcase illustrations, photographs, and infographics on scientific topics ranging from natural history to microbiology. 

Graphic panel exhibitions are delivered digitally and are designed to be flexible for display in spaces of various sizes and layouts.

Graphic Panel Exhibition Specifications

Venue Gallery Size: 

55 linear feet to 330 linear feet (17 m - 100 m)

Venue Ceiling Height:

10 - 12 ft recommended (3.1 - 3.6 m)

Conservation & Security Requirements:


Standard Rental Length:

Flexible; contact us to discuss

Inside You

Adapted from The Secret World Inside You, this 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 research in a format that is accessible and appealing. Understand what microbes are, where they come from, and why they matter. 225 linear feet.

A green cartoon block silhouette of a person is against a blue backdrop; over the image are the words "Inside You" in white
Picturing Science

Imaging technologies such as infrared photography, scanning electron microscopes, and CT scanners make it possible for scientists to examine details that were previously unobservable. This exhibition features more than 20 sets of striking large-format prints that showcase scientific research and the technologies that make it possible. 130 linear feet.

Against a black backdrop are two rows of bright blue insects; between the rows are the words "Picturing Science"
Opulent Oceans

Inspired by the book Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections (Sterling, 2014), this exhibition features 46 reproductions from 33 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works from the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History Library. 260 linear feet.

The words Opulent Oceans are placed over a blue backdrop, below is an illustration of an undersea scene featuring marine plants and animals
Natural Histories

This exhibition showcases exquisite scientific illustrations first published in books between the 1500s and early 1900s. All of the images 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). 275 linear feet.

The words "natural histories" in italics are placed on a cream backdrop next to an illustration of an octopus
Our Global Kitchen: Food Nature Culture

Explore the complex relationship we have with food, and consider some of the most compelling issues of our time. Featuring highlights from the traveling exhibition Food: Our Global Kitchen, the panel show features stunning infographics, cutting-edge research, and fascinating statistics. 55 linear feet.

The words "Our Global Kitchen, Food Nature Culture" are in white inside a yellow circle; behind it are various words relating to food

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