With more than 70,000 square feet of exhibits focused on nature, science, technology, history, and art, the 50-acre Discovery Park complex is an amazing new educational attraction... and we're proud to have more than two dozen images on exhibit!
The National Museum of Natural History marked its 100th anniversary with the public opening of its newest exhibition hall: the David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins. The exhibition is based on decades of cutting-edge research by Smithsonian scientists, and is the result of an international collaboration with over 60 research and educational organizations and over 100 researchers from around the world.
The Smithsonian's Sant Ocean Hall educates and inspires visitors of all ages about Earth’s ocean. This exhibition project represents the largest renovation in the Museum’s 100-year history.
By visiting the ocean hall, you can explore the ocean from the sunlit surface to the darkest depths, from prehistory to today, and from the smallest microorganisms to the biggest animals ever known.
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is formerly the Dallas Museum of Natural History and the Science Place. Both institutions merged in 2006, bringing together two of Karen's favorite museums. Several of Karen's close friends and professional associates work for or with the Dallas Museum.
Projecto PaleoAngola is a multinational research effort of scientists and researchers from Angola, Portugal, the United States and other countries, all drawn to incredible fossil finds being uncovered in Angola. The mission of Projecto PaleoAngola is to discover, collect, preserve and study Angola's fossils to create new scientific knowledge for the people of Angola and the world.
The Alabama Department of Archives and History is custodian to Alabama's remarkable history, and tells the story of the land and people of Alabama from before the Pleistocene to the most current events in the state today.
The Audubon Insectarium is the largest museum in the United States devoted to the more than 900,000 known species of insects and their relatives. It offers an encounter with nature like no other, featuring thousands of live insects, mounted specimens, interactive experiences and engaging exhibit interpreters.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History's recent Price of Freedom Exhibit traces the dedication and sacrifice of Americans from the War of Independence through the present. Karen, whose own family roots include veterans of conflicts from the Civil War through the Gulf War, completed many murals, portraits and graphics for the exhibition.
The West Virginia State Museum in Charleston is dedicated to inspiring, educating and enriching the lives of the public by instilling a deeper understanding and sense of pride through the collection, preservation and exhibition of diverse cultural and historic traditions, focusing on every aspect of West Virginia history, culture, art, paleontology, archaeology and geology from all geographic regions - representing the people, land and industries. Karen, working with Design & Production from Lorton, Va., contributed more than 30 images, including huge life-sized murals, to the Museum's ongoing renovation.
The Flint Hills Discovery Center explores the geology, biology and cultural history of the Flint Hills – the last remaining tallgrass prairie in North America. The Center educates visitors about the unique ecosystem of the tallgrass prairie, inspires them to become actively engaged in exploring firsthand the Flint Hills region and all it has to offer, and ultimately, to become better stewards of this important ecosystem.
Located 35 miles west of Colorado Springs, Florissant Fossil Beds N.M. is a 6,000 acre wonderland of meadows, forests, and wildflowers. Beneath the ground is one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Up to 1700 different species have been described. A majority of those fossils are fragile, detailed compression and impression fossils of insects and plants.
Just five years since it opened its doors, the Museum has introduced hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world to the unique ecosytem of the 5 million year old Gray Fossil Site and garnered a wealth of knowledge from its priceless fossil finds.
Uncover Indiana's secrets at this world-class institution, where you find a hands-on overview of the best Indiana has to offer. Constructed completely from Indiana materials including limestone, sandstone, steel, brick and glass, the building itself is a work of art. Discover icons representing each of Indiana’s 92 counties on the exterior, then step inside to explore Indiana’s past, present and future through scientific, cultural, historical and art exhibits.
The 14,000 square-foot Lewis & Clark State Historic Site, located at the Winter camp area of the expedition, will be the first site on the National Lewis and Clark Heritage Trail. A 55-foot full scale replica of the keel boat used by Lewis and Clark will be the central exhibition. There will also be exhibits on Illinois and the entire expedition as well as a video to be shown in the facility's theatre.
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History's Hall of Ancient Life takes you on a tour of Oklahoma’s deep past in a series of exhibits featuring some of the most impressive specimens in the museum’s extensive paleontology collections. Karen completed a series of massive murals for the Sam Noble, including several presenting ancient life from the Jurassic and Cretaceous at life size.
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