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July 1, 2024

Albuquerque, NM – For the second consecutive year, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is excited to welcome an exhibition showcasing the best in microscopic photography. Nikon Small World returns to the museum with a new slate of images on Friday, July 12. 

Nikon Small World shows us the beauty of the beauty of the natural world from a unique perspective” said NMMNHS Executive Director Dr. Anthony Fiorillo. “We’re excited to show off the best photography taken through the microscope for this year.” 

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition was established to recognize excellence in photography through the microscope. Nikon Small World is widely regarded as the leading forum for recognizing the art, proficiency, and photographic excellence involved in photomicrography. NMMNHS previously hosted the exhibition... Read More...

May 1, 2024

Albuquerque, NM – Opening just in time for the celebration of all things Star Wars on May the Fourth, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is excited to welcome a new traveling exhibition that explores the real-life science behind some of the most famous science fiction stories! On loan from the New Mexico Museum of Space History (NMMSH) in Alamogordo, Sci-Fi & Sci-Fact opens during the first weekend of May on the museum’s first floor. 

“While many of us enjoy a good science fiction story, we often don’t stop to consider the real science and technology that influences them,” said NMMNHS Executive Director Dr. Anthony Fiorillo. “Sci-Fi & Sci-Fact explores the way science and fiction interact with one another, with help from costumes and props from some of our favorite stories.” 

Sci-Fi & Sci-Fact explores the ways that science... Read More...

April 17, 2024

Albuquerque, NM – The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is honored to debut a new traveling exhibition that brings the legacy of media mogul and conservationist Ted Turner to life through wildland photography captured by his son, Rhett Turner. Conserving America’s Wildlands: The Vision of Ted Turner opens at the museum on Saturday, May 11. 

“Rhett Turner’s stunning photography captures some of America’s wildest places and the flora and fauna that inhabit them as they are meant to be perceived,” said NMMNHS Executive Director Dr. Anthony Fiorillo. “These striking photos will be paired with never-before-seen specimens from the museum’s Research Collections, reminding us that life on our planet is always worthy of conservation.” 

Known for his work building a film and television empire, Ted Turner is also a passionate advocate for land and wildlife... Read More...

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