Tag Archives: natural history

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Appoints Jesse Baker-Lorelli Director of Guest Services | Homes and lifestyle

Posted on March 15, 2022 | 5:57 p.m. Jesse Baker Lorelli Jesse Baker-Lorelli has been promoted to Manager of Guest Services at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM), effective March 16. Baker-Lorelli served as the SBMM Volunteer Coordinator, supervising museum volunteers, coordinating excursions, tours and science nights at the museum. …

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The Natural History Museum celebrates Mars Day 2022

Museum scientists regularly work in space exploration and Mars research with NASA and colleagues from the European Space Agency. Ongoing projects including collaboration with NASA on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and ESA’s ExoMars mission using our world renowned meteorite collection. Professor Caroline Smith, Head of Earth Science Collections and …

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The Grove Museum’s new director, Amanda Hamon, prepares for Grove Day

The Grove Museum’s new executive director, Amanda Hamon, has worked in museums for more than 20 years. As the museum prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary with Grove Day 2022 on Saturday March 12, Hamon is ready to open a new chapter of community engagement and partnerships. “I see museums …

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First Fridays Return to the Natural History Museum – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Friday March 4 $20; free for NHMLA members Talks, cocktails, DJ music, gallery fun, more Plants? Humans have lived around and among them since, well, always. But green, leafy, fragrant, waxy, and flowery specimens have been undeniably at the forefront of recent trends over the …

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Winner Sonia of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Boss Ladies

With Winner at the helm, the museum is building new spaces — but also a more engaging way to tell the story of scientific discovery. CLEVELAND— “A boss is someone who boldly chooses her own direction. She gets things done, she often deviates from the conventional path and blazes her …

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New Mastodon Exhibit Opens at Halifax Museum of Natural History

The new exhibit at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History opened on Saturday. Age of the Mastodons centers on the discovery of fossils of two of the enormous beasts, which roamed what is now Nova Scotia more than 75,000 years ago before the last ice age. The upper teeth …

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Dippy the dinosaur returns to the Natural History Museum

Dippy the dinosaur will return to the Natural History Museum in May after recently wrapping up a four-year tour of the UK. The 26 meter long installation of a cast of Diplodocus was first exhibited at the London Museum in 1905. It was seen by more than two million people …

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New Field Museum Exhibit Brings Jurassic Oceans to Life

On Tuesday, a teacher at St. Francis de Sales High School encouraged her students to gather around a large glass box displaying a fossil over 100 million years old near the entrance to a new exhibit at the Field. Museum. She asked if they noticed how the fossil almost looked …

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The Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition visits Newbury

The 57 World Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, opens at The Base, Greenham today (Friday 4th February), with outstanding images that capture fascinating animal behaviour, species spectacular and breathtaking diversity of the natural world. The images shine a light on stories and …

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Bell Museum celebrates its 150th anniversary. Things to see.

The Bell Museum has a great origin story. It began in 1872 as a “one-room cabinet of curiosities”. Today, the University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum of Natural History has an elegant and fascinating home on the University’s St. Paul campus and plans to celebrate 150 years with exhibits and experiences …

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Free admission to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

**Related video above: See 100 years of discoveries in the current exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.** CLEVELAND (WJW) — Starting this weekend, residents of Cleveland and East Cleveland can visit the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Sundays for free. City residents can visit the museum on …

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Removal of Theodore Roosevelt statue begins at Natural History Museum

It was past midnight when a crane lowered the towering bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt, lifting her upper body from the pedestal where she has presided over the American Museum of Natural History since 1940. The rest of the sculpture, now surrounded of scaffolding, is expected to fall apart all …

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Lawmakers seek statehood for Virginia Museum of Transportation

The move would allow for financial support from the government; the budget amendment requests $2 million per year E-mail Get the latest photos, videos, stories and more. ROANOKE, Va. — A state legislator is seeking state agency status for the Virginia Museum of Transportation, which would make the Roanoke attraction …

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‘Jurassic Oceans’ show arrives at Field Museum in February

DOWNTOWN – Local dinosaur fans will soon get to see the Jurassic period underwater environment up close. The Field Museum’s latest exhibit, “Jurassic Oceans: Monsters of the Deep,” will take visitors on an underwater journey to see some of the creatures that once inhabited it, according to a press release …

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Pokemon Fossil Museum event returns in 2022

The Pokemon Fossil Museum event is coming to several new science museums in Japan from March 2022. The event will feature comparisons of Pokemon fossils with their real-life counterparts. Additionally, the event will also feature a Pikachu dressed as an archaeologist. [Thanks, Famitsu!] The Pokemon Fossil Museum special event will …

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Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum to Receive $ 1.2 Million in Donations to Advance Efforts – InForum

FARGO – A private local organization donated $ 225,000 to the Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum’s effort, which was the first big boost in its efforts to develop the facility. The organization wanted to remain anonymous, but FMSM’s board chairman Ken Brazerol said the funds will allow the project to begin the …

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Natural History Museum zoologist was fired for believing in Loch Ness monster

Natural History Museum zoologist HAS BEEN fired for believing in Loch Ness monster, recently released documents reveal Dr Denys Tucker lost his job at the Natural History Museum for believing in the Loch Ness monster His career came to an abrupt end at age 39 when he was fired for …

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Alabama researchers name extinct shark after retired LSU museum official

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (PA) – Louisiana State University museum official received a unique retirement gift – researchers in Alabama and South Carolina named a prehistoric shark species after it. Suyin Ting has been responsible for the Vertebrate Paleontology Collections at the LSU Museum of Natural Science for 26 years. Its …

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The distillery joins forces with the Natural History Museum

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register The Cooper King Distillery continued its continued commitment to the fight against climate change with the launch of an exclusive carbon negative “Discovery Gin” in collaboration with the Natural History Museum. The York-based distillery that …

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Five things you didn’t know about mistletoe | Smithsonian Voices

Smithsonian botanist Marcos A. Caraballo-Ortiz collected these specimens of mistletoe in Mexico. Marcos A. Caraballo-Ortiz This holiday season, you might be hoping to catch someone under the mistletoe – or it just might be an prospect you’d like to avoid. The association of mistletoe with kisses and Christmas in the …

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History of the Royal BC Museum: 1886-2021

• The museum was founded in 1886 in response to a petition signed by 30 prominent citizens. He was housed in a single room adjoining the office of the provincial secretary in the Capitol buildings, nicknamed the Birdcages. John Fannin, an avid outdoorsman and gifted collector and taxidermist, was appointed …

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The Royal BC Museum rushes for a final look at the Old Town before it is dismantled

RBCM will close its third floor on December 31 for a makeover that is expected to take years. Many who visited the museum last week agreed that the exhibits should be presented in an updated context, but disagreed with their dismantling during the long viewing period. In the Old Town …

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History at 100: Museum’s impact explored in new exhibit (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Museum of Natural History was built over 100 years ago in a small wooden building on Public Square. Inside, visitors could see some exhibits about wildlife and the world. It changed a lot over the next century, more and more to show off some of …

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Wilderness and Watercolors: A Hidden Museum Pays Homage to the Staggering Artwork of an Adventurer | New

As a child, Palo Altan Jane Woodward dreamed of living in a museum. She spent her summers visiting her grandmother in Manhattan and loved to fantasize about what it would be like to live in the Metropolitan Museum, like the characters in her favorite book, “From the Mixed-Up Files of …

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Let’s say ‘yes’ to an Orange County cultural and natural history museum

A massive animal skeleton, larger than a tiger, swims through the air at the LA County Museum of Natural History, one front paw jutting forward and two large bulging eye sockets eyeing visitors. This impressive skeleton is an extinct aquatic mammal called Desmostylian, and it was discovered in Orange County. …

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History celebrates 100 years

Video previously released in spring 2021 shows segment of Kickin ‘It With Kenny at the museum CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Cleveland Museum of Natural History turns 100! To commemorate, the museum inaugurated a new exhibition, 100 years of discovery: the past, present and future of a museum. It opened on …

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Museum refuses tourists | The Chronicle

The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, columnistTOURISTS have been denied access to the Zimbabwe Natural History Museum in Bulawayo after Zesa cut power to the facility three weeks ago for a debt of $ 700,000. Museum director Dr Moira Fitzpatrick said debt has piled up over the course of a year and …

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The Oceanarium Marine Museum is expected to reopen on MDI in June 2022

A marine museum on Mount Desert Island that has been closed for the past two years is set to reopen next June with a new owner and expanded offerings. A new non-profit association, Oceanarium and Education Center, bought the 19-acre waterfront property on Highway 3 in Bar Harbor in January …

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Survey the Depths of the Ocean with a CSUB Marine Scientist for a Museum Discussion | Entertainment

The ocean is a vast and seemingly unknowable place most people will only dip their toes – even skilled divers barely scratch the surface of its depths. Marine scientist Dr Anthony Rathburn, however, knows some of the secrets of the deep and dark sea, and he is happy to share …

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The Albion children’s museum in full “resurgence”

ALBION, Mich. (AP) – A mother and 4-year-old son waited patiently for the opening of the Kid ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum on a cold fall afternoon. Walking through doors decorated with cartoon children, Hudson Coblentz pretended to shop in the museum’s Felpausch grocery store before heading to a 15-foot-high tube …

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