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Opening February 13, 2015

What We Collect: New Acquisitions 2010-2014
February 13 through May 3, 2015
at the Museum in the John and Peggy Maximus Gallery
 

Selections from recent donations and acquisitions to the Maximus art collection are on view in the spring exhibit. The sampling underscores the Museum's commitment to presenting a wide spectrum of works by natural science illustrators from the 17th to 19th centuries.

Also on display are new acquisitions to the Museum's Collections and Research departments.

 

Member Preview Thursday February 12

 

 

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Opening June 12, 2015

Deep
June 12 through September 7, 2015
at the Museum in the John and Peggy Maximus Gallery
 

In collaboration with World Oceans Day and other marine themed Museum exhibits, the Maximus Gallery will display images of undersea life. We will be drawing on our library collections of bound expedition works.

Fish and crustacean prints from the famous HMS Challenger oceanographic expedition of 1872-1876 will be shown. Specimens were collected from different depths of water all over the world and the ocean floor mapped for the first time proving that life existed on the deep sea bed.

 

Member Preview Thursday June 11

 

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