Tagged with "natural"

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  1. Mythic Creatures

    Mythic Creatures

    Review

    by Paul Orselli Published July 08 2007

    The premise of the exhibition "Mythic Creatures" is excellent, namely, that many myths (giants, mermaids, dragons) have a basis in natural objects or phenomena. Unfortunately the execution of the exhibition does not live up to this premise. The...

  2. Gold

    Gold

    Review

    by Paul Orselli Published July 15 2007

    The traveling exhibition "Gold" is a wonderful example of a natural history exhibition that illustrates both the scientific and cultural aspects of the chosen subject. Gold is curated by the American Museum of Natural History scientist James D....

  3. Virginia Museum of Natural History permanent exhibits

    Virginia Museum of Natural History permanent exhibits

    Case Study

    by Ryan Barber Published March 17 2009

    Exhibits Description: There are two major permanent exhibition galleries at the Virginia Museum of Natural History: "Uncovering Virginia", and the "Lee & George W. Lester, II How Nature Works gallery". These newly-opened galleries total 5,336 square...

  4. Saltville

    Saltville

    Review

    by Nancy Moncrief Published March 19 2009

    The Uncovering Virginia gallery features re-creations of six VMNH research sites that represent time periods ranging from 300 million years ago to 300 years ago. For each site, displays of actual fossils excavated at that site are accompanied by...

  5. Beautiful Science: Ideas that Changed the World

    Beautiful Science: Ideas that Changed the World

    Case Study

    by Karina White Published June 22 2009

    "Beautiful Science" is a permanent, 2500sf library exhibition that aims to present highlights from the history of science in intriguing and accessible ways. Our primary goal: To make a (truly) engaging library exhibition, bringing the books &...

  6. Wildlife Art Revealed

    Wildlife Art Revealed

    Case Study

    by Ryan Barber Published October 08 2009

    The exhibit "Wildlife Art Revealed" presents wildlife art in a variety of artistic media, while also giving visitors a rare glimpse into the fascinating processes artists use to create their work. The exhibit is open at the Virginia Museum of Natural...