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Museum News

April 23, 2007

The Museum's newest exhibit, Temple of the Warriors: Rebuilding a Maya Monument, employs a state of the art audio program to allow the visitor to hear the words of Ann and Earl Morris.

June 27, 2007

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History�s Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleobotany collections are now searchable online at http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/Research/Paleo/invert_database.html.

November 1, 2012

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Biological Research Collections grant to Karen Chin, Curator of Paleontology, for curatorial improvements of the Karl Hirsch Fossil Eggshell Collection.

July 31, 2007

Recently the University of Colorado Herbarium added to its website an impressive collection of 41 botanical watercolors painted by the renowned artist Ida Hrubesky Pemberton during the 1930s and 1940s.

October 19, 2007

For twenty years, the Toh-Atin Gallery in Durango has sponsored annual auctions of magnificent Navajo rugs and weavings to benefit the Joe Ben Wheat textile collection at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History.


Press Information & Resources

For press kits for temporary exhibits, see the temporary exhibit pages in the Exhibits Section. General press information and resources for the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History can be found below.

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Press Photos

Photo credit line should read ©University of Colorado Museum of Natural History unless otherwise noted.

All zip files contain a text file with suggested caption information; for more information on any of the photos, please contact the museum.

BioLounge Photos (8 high-res JPEGs, 31 MB zip file)
Paleontology Hall Photos (9 high-res JPEGs, 33 MB zip file)
Girls At the Museum Exploring Science Photos (8 high-res JPEGs, 43 MB zip file)
Behind the Scenes Photos (6 high-res JPEGs, 33 MB zip file)