The following are highlights from the Museum’s many activities throughout 2012:
The Museum's Education staff continued their outreach into the community through the highly-successful Seeing Science Everywhere program.
The Museum expanded its offerings throughout 2012 with exciting and informative programming, including Star Parties, Movie Nights, and Special Event Days.
Extensive educational offerings included school tours, summer and holiday camps, scout and homeschool programs, preschool-style classes, birthday parties, and special events.
Special free days and promotions encouraged visitation by families that might otherwise not be able to afford admission.
College students gained practical experience related to their majors as interns and volunteers, while also maintaining and improving access to the collections.
Collections staff and volunteers managed specimen loans to researchers and institutions worldwide.
2012 by the Numbers:
9,118 Participated in off-site programs
9,051 Took school tours
3,644 Students benefited from the DMNH Education Fund
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