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.

2018-03-22T14:52:49+00:00

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 [...]

2018-02-16T16:33:47+00:00

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 [...]

2018-02-16T17:05:52+00:00

Under the Scope

Researchers at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute's Bio-Imaging Center use state-of-the-art microscopes to capture magnified digital images of specimens, from the millimeter to nanometer (one billionth of a meter) scales. The enhanced images provide an incredibly close-up glimpse into cells, microbes, and tiny specimens. When magnified and colored, the results are scientifically important and artistically impressive!  A sampling of some of these extraordinary images is currently on exhibit at DMNH.

2018-04-20T14:53:18+00:00

Inspired by Nature

The Tatnall School's Ornithology Project Every October, The Tatnall School’s seventh graders learn about the study of birds, or ornithology. After learning how to identify local birds and their various adaptations, students choose one particular bird to study in-depth. Each student designs a poster about their bird and creates a costume to wear showing their bird’s features. This month-long project builds necessary skills in STEM-related fields including graphic arts, science and library [...]