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Special Exhibitions

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FOOD: Our Global Kitchen

On View June 9 – August 19, 2018

Take a journey around the world and through time on an exploration of food's history and the role it plays among cultures around the world. Stroll through an ancient market, cook a virtual meal, peek inside the dining rooms of illustrious individuals—and consider some of the most challenging issues of our time. A demonstration kitchen will allow for special programming opportunities and tasting experiences.

Nature Gallery

Ongoing

This unique outdoor exhibit space is located in WildWoods and is open year-round. Nature-themed special exhibits rotate throughout the year. Current exhibits are Wild Huts and Hollows and Games in the Gallery.


Coming Soon

Nature's Superheroes

Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits

On view October 6, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Rethink what it means to be a superhero as you discover the extraordinary strategies and adaptations that plants and animals employ to survive. Take a fascinating look at the breathtaking diversity of the natural world and the power of natural selection to shape exceptional responses to the challenges, and opportunities, of life on Earth.

Pterosaurs

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs

On view February 9 – May 5, 2019

Neither dinosaur nor bird, pterosaurs flew with their fingers, walked on their wings, and ruled the skies. Journey through the Mesozoic Era with the largest flying animals that ever lived. This immersive exhibit includes remarkable rare fossils and casts, hands-on and digital interactives, enormous life-sized models, stunning dioramas and iPad stations with a custom app allowing guests to personalize their experience.

All dates and titles subject to change.