Current Exhibits

"Explore Evolution" 
Sept. 23 through Dec. 31

Explore the evolution of life and learn all about Earth's organisms, from rapidly evolving viruses to whales that walked. Consider seven interpretive areas focusing on cutting-edge scientific research illustrating how the evolutionary principles of variation, inheritance, selection and time are at work in different organisms.

How does one species of fruit fly turn into 800? How can environmental changes and differing food supply cause finches' bills to change size and shape? Spearheaded by the University of Nebraska State Museum and funded by the National Science Foundation, this exhibit was created by the Sam Noble Museum as part of a consortium of six museums across the country.

This exhibit is sponsored by Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. 



"Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness"
Dec. 7 through Jan. 17, 2018

This traveling exhibit explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

The exhibition was developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and was displayed from 2011 to 2015 at the Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. Through a partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, the exhibition is touring across the country to public libraries, academic libraries, tribal libraries, tribal college libraries and special libraries.

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