First exhibit components installed

Getting ahead on the renovations: first exhibit components installed The museum’s renovations entered a new phase with the recent installation of the first exhibit components in the Alison K. Bradford Global Journey Gallery and the Ellice and Rosa McDonald Foundation PaleoZone. The specimens and models include the African elephant model head, a juvenile [...]

2021-12-21T09:20:58-05:00December 21st, 2021|Blog, Museum Metamorphosis|

Asbestos Abatement: Preparing taxidermy for exhibit in the new galleries

Among the dramatic taxidermy appearing in the new Museum galleries is a Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus). The bear will stand on a model iceberg in the Arctic tundra exhibit as part of the Global Journey Gallery. Currently in storage in the Collections & Research Division, the specimen needed to be removed from its stand and [...]

A Lesson in Bioluminescence

A Lesson in Bioluminescence Curator of Mollusks Liz Shea, Ph.D. has been working hard on new exhibits for the Delaware Museum of Nature and Science, including Diel Vertical Migration and Submersible Interactive exhibits. Diel Vertical Migration is a form of migration when organisms move to the uppermost layer of the sea during the night, [...]

2021-03-15T15:05:39-04:00March 12th, 2021|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Museum Metamorphosis|
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