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. 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 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.
Exhibition. Opened October 10, 1975 and closed July 1976. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. This Exhibit in Preparation explained how the Museum's Department of Exhibition and Graphics created and mounted exhibits in the Museum.
Exhibition. Opened September 23, 1981 and December 30, 1981. Located on Floor 2 in the Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Through the Looking Glass: History of Microscopes explored the evolution of microscopes and their impact and was organized by the Museum and the New York Microscopical Society.
Exhibition. Opened January 24, 1989 and closed March 30, 1989. Located in Section 19, Floor 2 in the Whitney Memorial Hall of Oceanic Birds at the American Museum of Natural History. Tibetan Butter Sculpture featured ten monks from the Gyuto Tantric Monastery in India demonstrating the sculpting of a Tibetan butter sculpture.
Exhibition. Opened March 30, 1988 and closed June 5, 1988. Located in Section 4, Floor 1 in Gallery 1 at the American Museum of Natural History. Tiffany: 150 Years of Gems and Jewelry, curated by Janet Zapata, Peter Schneirla, and George Harlow and organized by the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, demonstrated the evolution of Tiffany's jewelry design in the United States, and Tiffany's role as designer, manufacturer, and purveyor of jewelry. The exhibit focused on the shared history of Tiffany and the American Museum of Natural History through the work of gemologist George F. Kunz.
Exhibition. Opened December 5, 1956 and closed February 24, 1957. Located in Section 12, Floor 2 in the Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda of the New York State Roosevelt Memorial at the American Museum of Natural History. To Make Know How presented an illustrated history of the work of the Museum's Department of Education and was curated by Katherine Benecker, Museum exhibition coordinator, and John Saunders, chairman of the Department of Education, which was referred to as the Department of Public Instruction.
Vernay’s trip to Upper Burma in 1935 occurred during what could be called
the ‘golden age’ of scientific expeditions, aiming to represent both the
indigenous cultural and animal inhabitants of far away regions.
Exhibition. Opened April 22, 1979 and closed July 31, 1979. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. Volcano! featured volcanic materials, including lava and ash from Vesuvius, showed films of other volcanos in action, and explained the benefits of volcanic eruptions. It was exhibited in conjunction with the traveling exhibition Pompeii AD79 and was prepared by the Museum's Department of Mineral Sciences under the direction of Martin Prinz.
Exhibition. Opened April 12, 1983 and closed May 8, 1983. Located in Section 3, Floor 3 in the Gallery 3 Annex. Warhol's Animals: Species at Risk featured ten silkscreen prints by artist Andy Warhol of endangered and threatened animals.
Exhibition. Opened July 9, 1988 and closed August 22, 1988. Located in the Frederick H. Leonhardt People Center at the American Museum of Natural History. The Wheel of Time Sand Mandala was created while on public view over a six-week period by the Venerable Lobsang Samten, a Buddhist monk from the Namgyal Monastery.
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