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May 8, 2015

Thank you for making this special after hours event a memorable one! We hope you all enjoyed the variety of refreshments and refreshing activities including installations from the Bell Museum artists in residence Sam Easterson & Diane Willow.

What happened at the Social? 

A preview of new works by & conversation with our Spring 2015 Resident Artist Research Project artists

A special exhibition from MCAD students inspired by Bell Museum collections

A mini Café Scientifique on cassowary conservation with expert Andrew Mack

Live music in the diorama halls from The Cactus Blossoms

Delectable creations from Foxy Falafel and a **cash bar** with local brews

People Zoomed to the edge of the Universe at an ExploraDome planetarium open house 

We offered vegan taxidermy lessons in the Touch & See discovery room

Plus, trivia, prizes and other surprises!



$15 General Public
$12 Bell Museum Members
$12 UMN Faculty, students & staff with ID

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Please call (612) 626-1897 for assistance.



These rare, flightless birds are native to New Guinea, nearby islands, and northeastern Australia. It is one of the largest living birds, smaller only than the ostrich and emu.


Photo by Paul IJsendoorn 

Vegan Taxidermy

Learn the concepts behind taxidermy with non-animal materials. Go rogue and create a curious creature of your own design.

Vegan Taxidermy