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Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius

March 1–August 25, 2019

Inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect, sculptor, philosopher. Although Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519, his enduring influence comes to life in the new exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius. You will see why the ultimate Renaissance man remains an inspiration for the ages!

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Our Senses: Creating Your Reality

Your senses are one of those things you don’t think much about, yet they are constantly at work shaping your perception of the world. Now they get the scientific spotlight in Our Senses: Creating Your Reality, an exhibition for the whole family that playfully reveals how and why what we perceive is not all, or exactly, what’s actually going on around us. In a series of interactive galleries, you will enjoy some "sensory overload" as you play with color, patterns, sound, scents, and touch and discover how there's so much more to our senses than just the usual five. 

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Highlands Ranch Dinosaur

In May 2019, curators at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science were contacted about a potential fossil find at a construction site in Highlands Ranch. Dr. Tyler Lyson, curator of vertebrate paleontology, and Natalie Toth, senior fossil preparator, responded. They identified a limb bone and several ribs from a horned dinosaur.

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