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Taxidermy Mayhem -1983

After working in the Traveling Exhibitions unit of the Smithsonian Institution for a few weeks, I moved across the warehouse floor to work in the Model Shop. 912 more words

Betty Safran Malyon

A Mammoth, But Careful Restoration At Smithsonian

The Washington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no instructions for taking apart a 20,000-year-old mammoth skeleton. So workers moved carefully Monday as they beheaded the massive one that has loomed for decades over the Ice Age hall in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. 1,093 more words


Smithsonian Museum Hosts National Fossil Day In D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is celebrating National Fossil Day with about 400 children who will become “junior paleontologists” for the day. 106 more words


Volunteer with Smithsonian Gardens in the new exhibition "Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty"

In January 2015, Smithsonian Gardens, the U.S. Botanical Garden, and the National Museum of Natural History will open a new temporary exhibit, Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty… 239 more words