Exhibitions Created in Conjunction with the CBC
Together with the Exhibition Department and other Museum departments, the CBC produces exhibitions to invite in-depth exploration of biodiversity and the natural world, and to share ways in which we can all become involved in conservation.
Hall of Biodiversity
The Hall of Biodiversity presents a vivid portrait of the beauty and abundance of life on Earth, highlighting both biodiversity and the factors that threaten it.
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall
Re-envisioned in 2012, the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall charts Roosevelt’s journey from a budding naturalist exploring the Museum’s halls to an elected leader with a deep commitment to conservation.
Our Global Kitchen
Our Global Kitchen explored the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork.
Past Special Exhibitions
The special exhibition, developed with colleagues at the Cuban National Museum of Natural History, explored the extraordinary biodiversity across the island’s remote forests, mysterious caves, expansive wetlands, and dazzling reefs.
Water: H20=Life presented the comprehensive story of water from environmental, cultural, and scientific points of view, and suggested actions people can take to help conserve our planet’s water.
Before a species goes extinct, there must be one last survivor. Often that final individual slips away unknown, but the last surviving Pinta Island tortoise was a male known as Lonesome George.
Discovering Vietnam's Biodiversity
CBC scientists drew from their extensive research in Vietnam to contribute to this exhibition showcasing the country’s unique species of animals and plants, their geographic distributions, recently discovered species, threats to the natural environment, and conservation efforts.
Exploring Bolivia's Biodiversity
Vividly beautiful photographs highlight how the livelihoods and cultures of Bolivia's diverse peoples are inextricably tied to nature in many ways, from agriculture, architecture, and textiles, to traditional medicines and spirituality.
Voices from South of the Clouds
The photographs taken by local people focus on everyday activities such as harvesting vegetables, herding cattle, playing instruments, and weaving blankets, all set against the lush landscapes of Yunnan Province in southern China.
Yellowstone to Yukon
A journey through the Yellowstone to Yukon region that explored an ambitious wildlife corridor, and a conservation initiative connecting habitats.
Seasons of Life and Land: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Photographs that focused on the interdependent relationships among the refuge's land, water, wildlife, and humanity.