This display celebrates women from across the state representing diverse fields including education, science, business, human rights advocacy, and the arts –and details the contributions they made as well as the challenges they faced in their lifetimes.
The campaign to achieve women’s suffrage accelerated during the 1910s. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, the exhibit will focus/focuses on key moments and personalities in Pennsylvania in the decade leading up to ratification. This exhibit will close January 2, 2022.
The Museum included Mammal Hall in the architectural plans in 1965. It took a team of curators, artists, and preparators, 3 years to complete, which opened in June 1968. As the 50th anniversary of Mammal Hall approached, it was clear that the dioramas needed—and deserved—more than a cleaning. This exhibit explores the science and art behind the 3 year restoration project.