2014 Press Releases

NOVEMBER 2014

Traveling the Silk Road Arrives at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science | Posted November 3 | Traveling the Silk Road, which brings to life the most celebrated trade route in human history through evocative sights, sounds, scents, and objects, opens at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Friday, November 21. More...

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Welcomes New Curator Tyler Lyson | Posted November 10 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of Tyler Lyson as curator of vertebrate paleontology. More...

New Volume Documents the Science at the Legendary Snowmastodon Fossil Site in Colorado | Posted November 24 | Four years ago, a bulldozer operator turned over some bones during construction at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village, Colorado. More...


OCTOBER 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Offer Free Admission to D-Day: Normandy 1944 | Posted October 14 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science invites veterans to enjoy free screenings of the IMAX 3D film D-Day: Normandy 1944 on Veterans Day, November 11, and Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 7. More...

Two New Daddy Longlegs Species Found in Colorado Caves | Posted October 28 | Denver Museum of Nature & Science biologist David Steinmann has discovered two new species of daddy longlegs inside Colorado caves. More...


SEPTEMBER 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Unveil New Sculpture | Posted September 10 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, will unveil a new sculpture by award-winning artist Kent Ullberg. More...

Whales: Giants of the Deep Swims into the Denver Museum of Nature & Science | Posted September 24 | Whales: Giants of the Deep, a new exhibition that transports visitors to the vibrant underwater world of the mightiest animals on Earth, opens at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Friday, October 10. More...

JULY 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Announces New Plaza Name | Posted July 17 | To express its appreciation for decades of support, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has named its new plaza in honor of the Boettcher Foundation. More...

Improvements Continue Outside the Museum | Posted July 23 | We wanted to share some exciting news about the landscaping and upgrades around the Museum. More...

John Levisay Named to Denver Museum of Nature & Science Board of Trustees | Posted July 28 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of John Levisay to its Board of Trustees. More...

JUNE 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Scientist Challenges Supertaster Phenomenon | Posted June 9 | A Denver Museum of Nature & Science scientist recently published findings from her taste perception research that challenge the supertaster phenomenon. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Film Society Announce Fourth Annual Sci-Fi Film Series | Posted June 16 | A summer tradition returns! The Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Film Society are partnering to present the fourth annual Sci-Fi Film Series this summer. More...

MAY 2014

Hunting Our History: Utah's Tropical Past Featured in National Geographic | Posted May 2 | Standing on a desert ridgeline in southern Utah with little vegetation visible for miles, one would be challenged to imagine the area under your feet as swampland. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Host Free Día del Niño Celebration April 26 | Posted May 2 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Center and the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver to host a Día del Niño celebration for its SCFD Free Day on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Host Annual Space Day, Urban Advantage Science Celebrations on May 10 | Posted May 7 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, is proud to host its annual Space Day and Urban Advantage Science Celebrations on Saturday, May 10. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Participate in Blue Star Museums | Posted May 20 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science announces its participation in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free general admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including the National Guard Reserve, and up to five members of their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Presents Summer Nights @ the Museum | Posted May 23 | Amplify your Friday nights this summer with local food, science fun, and more during Summer Nights @ the Museum at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, May 30 through August 22. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Open Brand-new Discovery Zone | Posted May 28 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will open its newest permanent exhibition, the all-new Discovery Zone on Saturday, June 7. More...

APRIL 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed  Comes to Cherry Creek North, LoDo’s Bar & Grill | Posted April 1 | Stone monument replicas, called stelae, are appearing in the Denver-metro area. More...

MARCH 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Launches Field Trip Adventures | Posted March 31 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, today launched Field Trip Adventures, fun new programs designed to maximize students’ learning through engaging and interactive experiences. More...

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Earns Tourism Star Award | Posted March 20 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science received a Tourism Star Award during the Denver and Colorado Tourism Industry Hall of Fame dinner on March 20. More...

Spring Break Programming at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science | Posted March 19 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, will provide a variety of spring break programs for children March 21 through April 6. More...

FEBRUARY 2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Welcomes Happy Haynes, Leo Tilman to Board of Trustees | Posted February 5 | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of Allegra “Happy” Haynes and Leo Tilman to its Board of Trustees. More...

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