Special Exhibitions

Now on View

Humans in Space Youth Art Competition
Now on View 

See an inspiring selection of winning entries from the international Humans in Space Youth Art Competition. Youth ages 10-18 were asked to visually communicate their vision of the future of space science, travel and exploration. The competition is part of the Humans in Space Art Program and received more than 2,000 entries from 52 countries. Fernbank’s display will feature 30 of the winning entries. This temporary exhibition located in The Star Gallery, Lower Level.
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Wild Music
On view February 6 – July 31, 2016

Whales compose, bullfrogs chorus, songbirds greet the dawn, and people everywhere sing and dance. What do we all have in common? Music is all around us. Explore sound and music in nature and in life through whimsical, hands-on activities. 
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Coming Soon

Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence
On view March 26 – August 14, 2016

Explore the extraordinary organisms that produce light, from the flickering fireflies found in backyards around the world to the alien-like deep-sea fishes and other fantastic creatures that illuminate the perpetually dark depths of the oceans. Learn how, where, and why scientists study this amazing natural phenomenon.
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The World’s Largest Dinosaurs
On view Sept. 17, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017

What does it mean to be big? Go beyond traditional fossils and explore the greatest, most massive dinosaurs ever discovered as they would have looked hundreds of millions of years ago. Visitors will have a chance to examine life-sized bones, muscles, internal organs, and more to discover the staggering anatomy of some of the biggest creatures that ever lived. 

All dates and titles subject to change.