Spreading our Wings for Nature and Science Education

Spreading Our Wings for Nature and Science Education at the Museum, in our community, and online In 2019, DMNH delivered education programs to 19,319 individuals, including 9,341 underserved students who received programming free or at a discount. When the pandemic hit, we reorganized PreK-16 activities. Story times, live animal presentations, nature crafts, [...]

2021-06-22T14:46:11-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

DMNH Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

The Delaware Museum of Natural History Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator    The Delaware Museum of Natural History's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the first time the Museum has earned this top [...]

2021-12-08T21:03:06-05:00May 11th, 2020|Blog, Press Releases|

Delaware Museum of Natural History launches public phase of $9.8 million capital campaign

Delaware Museum of Natural History launches public phase of $9.8 million capital campaign Museum to close for major renovation in 2021 and reopen as Delaware Museum of Nature and Science in 2022 GREENVILLE, DE – Big changes are afoot at the Delaware Museum of Natural History with the public phase kick-off of a $9.8 [...]

2020-02-04T13:54:42-05:00February 4th, 2020|Blog, Press Releases|

Nikon’s Small World 2016 Photomicrography Competition Winners at DMNH

Take an extraordinarily close-up look at nature through the Nikon's Small World 2016 Photomicrography Competition's 20 winning photographs, currently on exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History as part of a national tour. The photographs' microscopic perspective displays scientific images—including a butterfly's proboscis and actual human brain cells—in an artistic way. The winning [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:22-05:00July 25th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Science Friday’s #CephalopodWeek film features DMNH scientist

DMNH Curator of Mollusks Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D., is featured in a short film for the 2017 #cephalopodweek from Science Friday. From the film's introduction: "Deep below the sea surface, giant squid fight off predatory sperm whales–stirring legendary tales of epic battles. Yet for all it’s infamy, discovering how many of these enormous cephalopods are [...]

2018-03-07T17:42:41-05:00June 16th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Press Releases|

DMNH marine scientist joins international research expedition

Northern Neighbors expedition focuses on deepwater communities in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada through June 22 Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D., curator of mollusks at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, joined an international team of scientists spending 15 days at sea aboard NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Ship Henry Bigelow exploring canyon and slope habitats [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:23-05:00June 12th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Press Releases|

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection film educates, entertains and encourages ecotourism The Delaware Shorebird Project today premiered Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection, a film produced to raise [...]

2018-03-07T17:30:25-05:00March 7th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|
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