Partner Exhibits 2018-01-23T15:37:49+00:00

Partner Exhibits

The Delaware Museum of Natural History partners with many nature, science, art and educational organizations in Delaware and the region, including special partner exhibits designed to connect with and supplement the current traveling exhibit or other programming.


Our menacing giant was created by a sixth grade art class from Dickinson International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. The 1:2 scale model, based upon the Field Museum’s T-rex named Sue, was part of a 3D scale STEM unit led by Christopher Conrad. The students worked in small groups to create different sections of the skeleton, then partnered with the design class to fit the pieces together. We think you’ll agree [...]


Delaware Mineralogical Society 2018

Every year, the Delaware Mineralogical Society members loan mineral displays for exhibit at the Museum. This year's exhibits include: Field Collecting Favorites Ross D. Elliott Amazing and beautiful specimens can be found in your  own backyard! This display represents local and regional finds collected by Delaware Mineralogical Society member, Ross Elliott, during club-sponsored field trips and his own adventures. Most of the specimens displayed were found within an hour’s drive of the Museum! Ross’ favorite [...]


Life in the Deep Blue: Conservation through Art

Life in the Deep Blue: Conservation through Art Cory McNelia can’t remember a time when he wasn’t drawing. Ever since childhood he’s loved capturing and reflecting the natural world through his mind’s eye. Cory’s talent, combined with his love for animals and all things “Mother Nature” have guided him on his path of assisting regional non-profits raise awareness and funds to protect our oceans and beaches. Most recently, Cory partnered with [...]


STRAWS: A Film by Linda Booker

In collaboration with Plastic Free Delaware, the Delaware Museum of Natural History presents:  STRAWS – A Film by Linda Booker STRAWS will be on view in the Community Room during normal Museum hours through the end of August, when the room is used for meetings or events. Visit our Facebook page for specific times.  (Straws will not be on view in the Community Room on Tuesdays in July and August.) A Documentary for [...]


May on the Delaware Bay: Student Art 2018

Organizations around the world are highlighting the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by committing to continued conservation action to protect birds for another 100 years. Here on Delaware Bay, with one of the most phenomenal bird migrations on our beaches each spring, we also commit to continued action. Pole to Pole with a Stop on Delaware Bay Every May, thousands of hungry shorebirds, including Red Knots, head north from [...]


Sculpting Life in Motion

Sculpting Life in Motion The Artistry of Kristen Visbal ~ Excerpts from Wildlife and Marine Life Series Kristen Visbal was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, the daughter of an American Foreign Service diplomat. A bronze sculptor working in realism, Kristen earned her BA in Art from Salisbury University in Maryland, apprenticed in Lost Wax Casting at the prestigious Johnson Atelier Art Foundry in New Jersey, and has even borrowed from DMNH’s collections to inform [...]