Now on view and coming soon
Fifty Nights under the Stars
Finding Minnesota’s Dark Skies
Beginning Wednesday, November 25, 2020, experience Minnesota’s treasured nightscapes in this temporary exhibition. Bell Museum resident artist Mike Shaw presents stunning night sky images captured in travels across the state to find Minnesota’s dark skies. See the glittering Milky Way arching over Split Rock Lighthouse, the Aurora Borealis dancing along the Gunflint Trail, rare Comet NEOWISE passing above wetlands near the Twin Cities, and more. Read more about this exhibit.
Mysteries of Your Brain +
See Audubon’s Birds of America come to life in this multimedia exhibition! Walk into the immersive video room “The Audubon Experience” and find yourself surrounded by a virtual swamp and forest where 20 of Audubon’s birds are brought to life through motion and sound. The exhibition will also include selections from the Bell’s rare double elephant folio of Birds of America, one of fewer than 120 in the world.