Exhibition. Opened August 16, 1941 and closed August 31, 1941. Located in the Education Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. The School Loan Exhibition, arranged by Katharine Beneker of the Museum's Department of Education, intended for teachers, parents, and others interested in education, presented an exhibition of the various objects and collections which school teachers could borrow for use in the classroom.
Exhibition. Opened May 10, 1955 and closed June 5, 1955. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Scientific Illustrations featured approximately fifty years of work by the Museum's scientific illustrators, most originally created for the Museum's scientific publications.
Exhibition. Opened July 1, 1993 and closed approximately March 6, 1994. Located in the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. Star Trek & Exhibition: A Retrospective of the 60s was a retrospective exhibition on the Star Trek television show, curated by the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution.
Exhibition. Opened December 1, 1962 and closed December 31, 1962. Located in Section 2, Floor 1 in the Grand Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Surinam Portfolio exhibited naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian's Insects of Surinam, a volume of 72 color plates of the insects of Surinam and plants associated with them together with her earlier volume of European insects.
Exhibition. Opened January 5, 1955 and closed February 8, 1955. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Camera at the Museum featured almost one hundred photographs from the Museum's Photographic Division.
Exhibition. Opened January 15, 1961 and closed April 9, 1961. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Career of Charles R. Knight exhibited the artist's work throughout his career in various forms and was curated by Edwin H. Colbert.
Exhibition. Opened June 11, 1993 and closed September 12, 1993. Located in Section 3, Floor 3 in Gallery 3 at the American Museum of Natural History. The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park opened in conjunction with the film Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel by Michael Crichton. It displayed full-sized models from the film with fossil specimens from the Museum’s own collection, highlighting the differences between science fiction and the research done at the Museum.
Exhibition. Opened April 10, 1999 and closed October 11, 1999. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition featured more than 150 photographs by the Endurance’s ship photographer, Frank Hurley, as well as artifacts, film footage, diaries, and models, which told the story of the 1914 expedition and the survival of its members.
Exhibition. Opened November 10, 1945 and closed December 6, 1945. Located in the Education Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. The Friendship of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R., sponsored by the National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, Inc., featured over one hundred integrated panels and texts highlighting life in the Union Republics.
Exhibition. Opened April 24, 1973 and closed September 3, 1973. Located on Floor 2 in the African Corridor at the American Museum of Natural History. The Life and Times of Carl Akeley: The Man Behind the Hall explored Akeley's methods for creating the dioramas in the Museum's Akeley Hall of African Mammals and included slides, photographs, a film, and some of Akeley's original material.
Exhibition. Opened February 6, 1978 and closed approximately 1979. Located in Section 9, Floor 4 in the Hall of Late Dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History. The Making of a Dinosaur allowed visitors to view a scientific project in process, the molding and casting of the Museum's triceratops skeleton in the Hall of Late Dinosaurs.
Exhibition. Opened March 1, 1974 and closed March 31, 1974. Located on Floor 2, Section 12 on the second floor in the rotunda of the New York State Roosevelt Memorial at the American Museum of Natural History. The Making of a Python, an "Exhibit of the Month", explained the process of casting a plaster mold from a live Burmese python for the Museum's Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians, which was being updated at the time and reopened in 1977. The mold was made in collaboration with the New York Zoological Society (Bronx Zoo) (1).
Exhibition. Open in 1904. Located on Floor 1, on the ground floor near the entrance in the American Museum of Natural History. The Mexican Cotton-Boll Weevil featured cotton-boll weevil and cotton boll specimens and addressed the contemporary crisis about the damage caused by the insect to cotton crops in the Cotton Belt of the Southern United States.
Exhibition. Opened November 1, 1997 and closed August 30, 1998. Located in Section 3, Floor 3 in Gallery 3 at the American Museum of Natural History. The Nature of Diamonds, curated by George E. Harlow of the Museum’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, covered the geological origins of diamonds, diamond exploration and mining, the role of diamonds in history, art, adornment, and literature as well as its uses in modern technology and research.
Exhibition. Opened on December 17, 1946 and closed January 11, 1947. Located in the Education Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. The Official Army Air Forces Photographic Exhibit featured photographs from Army Air Forces photographers from World War II as well as documentary photographs from the Air Forces' history before the war.
Exhibition. Opened April 7, 1988 and closed September 25, 1988. Located on Floor in 2 in the Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Once and Future Korea, an Arthur Ross Exhibit of the Month curated by Laurel Kendall of the Museum's Department of Anthropology, featured 80 sepia-toned photographs and artifacts from Korea at the turn of the twentieth century bracketed by color photographs and high-tech objects from Korea from the 1980s.
Exhibition. Open in July 1992. Located on Floor 2 in the Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Prehistoric Mammals of Charles R. Knight included more than 30 paintings and sculptures of early mammals by artist Charles R. Knight (1874-1953).
Exhibition. Opened February 11, 1981 and closed March 22, 1981. Located on Floor 1 in the Education Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Story of Diamonds covered the origin, mining, and cutting of diamonds.
Exhibition. Opened March 31, 2007 and closed January 15, 2009. Located in Section 12A, Floor in the Audubon Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Unknown Audubon: Mammals of North America featured more than 50 of the Museum’s rarely exhibited collection of original paintings, drawings, and prints of mammals by John James Audubon (1785-1851), and his sons John Woodhouse Audubon (1812-1862) and Victor Gifford Audubon (1809-1860) and placed Audubon's life and art in the context of protecting endangered ecosystems. The opening of the exhibition coincided with the renovation and re-opening of the Audubon Gallery after it had been closed to the public for decades.
Exhibition. Opened October 1, 1967 and closed December 31, 1968. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The World Beneath Our Feet...Minerals featured 250 minerals from the Museum's collection arranged to demonstrate evolutionary sequence and was curated by D.M. Vincent Manson, Assistant Curator of the Department of Mineralogy.
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