Current Exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions

They’re here now, but they won’t be here forever. You won’t want to miss these great temporary exhibitions. Be sure to visit the museum soon and see them before they’re gone!

Pencil these exhibition dates into your calendar to help you plan your future visits. Be sure to check back to this web page to keep up to date on what’s at the Sternberg Museum.

A Cretaceous Revival

April 1, 2018 through May 21, 2018

Have you ever wondered how scientists recreate your favorite fossils? Now you can find out with this exciting new exhibit.  Learn how researchers, technicians, and artists work together to revive even the oldest of fossils. Explore the reconstruction of five fossils that lived during the Cretaceous of Kansas. Discover their very different stories as the Sternberg presents “A Cretaceous Revival.”

Dinosaurs Through Time

January 13, 2018 through August 31, 2018

Take a trip through time! Paleoartists have been imagining dinosaurs since their discovery. The way they have been drawn has changed as the science has developed.This exhibit takes an unique look at how paleoart has changed along with new discoveries.

Rattlerssss: From Fear to Fascination

September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2018

Rattlerssss is here! The Sternberg Museum has created a one-of-a-kind educational exhibit on the rattlesnakes of the United States entitled “Rattlerssss: From Fear to Fascination”. Over 40 species of rattlesnake are alive on the earth today, 22 of which occur somewhere in the United States.

This exhibit centers on the display of LIVE rattlesnakes,ranging from the gigantic Eastern Diamondback, to the extremely toxic Tiger Rattlesnake. Come learn about where these snakes occur, the habitats they live in, and the unique behaviors and adaptations of each species. Check in frequently, as the individual snakes in the display are regularly changed to show variations in color and pattern.