Lending Legacies: the Art of Charles Allmond on exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is proud to present selected works by renowned artist Charles Allmond, in partnership with the Biggs Museum of American Art. Lending Legacies: The Art of Charles Allmond is on exhibit beginning Friday, November 3 for the Art Loop, with an artist’s reception from 5-8 p.m. Allmond is influenced [...]

2018-01-19T11:22:11-05:00October 31st, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

Here Be Dragons opens Saturday, September 30

Here Be Dragons Opens Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Delaware Museum of Natural History DMNH's fall exhibit features fifteen fascinating lizards and the mythology of dragons; special events include a Harry Potter evening and an over-21 movie monster party WILMINGTON, DE - Live lizards will be featured this fall in Delaware [...]

2020-06-16T16:38:26-04:00September 6th, 2017|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|

Senator Coons to host exclusive screening of Warlords of Ivory in ongoing effort to tackle global challenge of wildlife trafficking

Learn about connections between wildlife trafficking and international security and stability at a screening of the National Geographic Explorer film, Warlords of Ivory, followed by a panel discussion featuring local, national and international experts on Friday, April 7, 2017  from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, hosted with Senator Chris Coons (D-Del), People [...]

2020-06-16T16:38:26-04:00March 30th, 2017|Blog, 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|

Dinosaur Revolution interactive maze uncovers facts and fossils

Pterosaur, Plesiosaur, Phytosaur…sure, they look like dinosaurs, spell like a dinosaurs...but guess what? Just because it ends with "s-a-u-r", doesn't mean it begins with "d-i-n-o." Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experience within a maze setting, opening February 4, 2017 at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Visitors [...]

2020-06-16T15:23:28-04:00January 25th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

Arctic Adventure & Rainforest Explorers opens October 15

Explore Extreme Habitats with Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers Delaware Museum of Natural History’s new special exhibit encourages visitors to take on the role of field scientists to study the effects of climate change on the Arctic tundra and the Amazon rainforest. WILMINGTON, DE – Opening October 15, Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers is an [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:24-05:00October 11th, 2016|Press Releases|
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