Dinosaurs

Second Saturday Science

Date: 
December 11, 2010 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a paleontologist? The second Saturday of each month, visitors will have the chance to enter the world of the paleontologist by helping extract actual dinosaur bones from the rock they were discovered in the Dino Lab of the World of Dinosaurs exhibit. Free with admission.

Second Saturday Science

Date: 
November 13, 2010 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a paleontologist? The second Saturday of each month, visitors will have the chance to enter the world of the paleontologist by helping extract actual dinosaur bones from the rock they were discovered in the Dino Lab of the World of Dinosaurs exhibit. Free with admission.

Second Saturday Science

Date: 
October 9, 2010 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a paleontologist? The second Saturday of each month, visitors will have the chance to enter the world of the paleontologist by helping extract actual dinosaur bones from the rock they were discovered in the Dino Lab of the World of Dinosaurs exhibit. Free with admission.

The Beginning of the Age of Dinosaurs

Date: 
October 15, 2010 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

John Zawiskie, geologist, Cranbrook Institute of Science
Institute Geologist John Zawiskie will take the audience from Triassic rocks in the Antarctica to central Wyoming as he discusses the role he and a team of geologists from Wayne State University played in researching the early history of dinosaurs. See related item in Geologist’s Corner. Members are free.

Tickets are free for Members and $4 for non-Members.

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ups are welcome.

The Story of Big Al: Saving a Dinosaur for the Future

November 19, 2010
7:30pm
Cranbrook Institute of Science

The Story of Big Al: Saving a Dinosaur for the Future

Date: 
November 19, 2010 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join Brent Breithaupt, paleontologist for the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management and former Curator of the University of Wyoming Geological Museum, as he relates his experience leading the excavation of "Big Al" the most complete Allosaurus skeleton ever found. Hear how Big Al lived and died in prehistoric Wyoming, only to be dug up -- first illegally, then legally -- and what we have discovered about Allosaurus from his remains.

Breithaupt will sign his recent book The Story of Big Al: Saving a Dinosaur for the Future following the lecture.

Lectures

Dark Garden

On Tuesday, November 11 at 7pm, artist Linda Huey will discuss her installation, “Dark Garden,” which is currently on view in the lobby of the Institute of Science.

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