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Traveling Exhibits

The Bell Museum of Natural History develops and circulates exhibitions on a broad range of topics!

These exhibitions instill a greater appreciation of our natural world and promote a better understanding of contemporary ecological issues. Although many are designed for small-to medium-sized spaces, these have traveled to museums of all sizes throughout the United States and Canada. Most require gallery installation, but several are self-supporting, lightweight, and easily assembled. These are ideal for bookings in either museum or non-museum settings, such as visitor centers, schools, and libraries. 

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Audubon and The Art of Birds 

Featuring newly conserved prints from the Bell Museum’s complete Birds of America double-elephant folio. The exhibition puts Audubon’s work in context with examples of the finest ornithological art from the Renaissance to the present day.

Sustainable Shelter: Dwelling within the Forces of Nature-

Activities, graphic panels, and multimedia engage visitors in an exploration of innovative building technologies and strategies.

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

Mesmerizing photos and activities that explore 21st century food issues.

Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century

A compelling, continental perspective on wolves today.

Touch the Sky

Photographs of the American Prairie by Jim Brandenburg.

Chased by the Light: A 90 Day Journey

Photography by Jim Brandenburg.

The Lion's Mane

Researchers unravel the mystery of why male lions have manes.

Peregrine Falcon: The Return of an Endangered Species

A good news story of an endangered species rescued from the brink of extinction.

Exhibiting Details

A list of booking procedures are available online.

To arrange an exhibition, contact our Touring Exhibitions Coordinator at or by phone at (612) 624-1342.

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