• A Bird’s-Eye View of Climate Change

    Published02/24/2020 , By Gretchen Zampogna

    Donald Thomas, the Bell Museum’s second resident artist of 2019-20, created an eagle affirmation mirror reflecting the relationship between the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers and climate change, with the eagle representing nature’s view of climate change.
  • Illuminating Forms: Shedding Light on Endangered Species

    Published09/26/2019 , By Gretchen Zampogna

    As part of the Bell Museum’s 2019-20 resident artist cohort, sculpture and fiber artist Anna Cerelia Battistini toured our collections and galleries to discover ways of connecting her art to our scientific specimens and other offerings.
  • A Superior Solution

    Published08/01/2019 , By Gretchen Zampogna

    Jay Austin and his U of M research team are uncovering the mysteries of lake turnover by studying Lake Superior’s depths.
  • An Exercise in Team Problem Solving

    Published07/31/2019 , By Gretchen Zampogna

    Meet Peter Larsen and learn how his U of M research team is working to fight chronic wasting disease.
  • Searching for Stardust


    Learn more about citizen scientist Scott Peterson, the micrometeorite hunter behind our City Stardust exhibit.