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May 16, 2011

Join us as the CU Museum as we become entomologists, the scientists who study insects. We'll use sweep nets to gather insects on campus and then identify what we find. Draw and pin insect specimens, create your own caterpillar, and lots more crafts and games.

August 14, 2004

Linda Cordell, Director of the CU Museum was awarded the Byron Cummings award by the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society at the annual Pecos Conference in Bluff, Utah.

May 16, 2011

Explore our natural world through the eyes of an artist. Create your own masterpiece with natural earth pigments, paper collage, and fabric. We'll use museum specimens to get an up-close look at some of those animals that just won't sit still for us.

August 13, 2004

Dena Smith, Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology and Assistant Professor of Geology, has received a grant of $432,132 from the National Science Foundation to improve and computerize the invertebrate paleontology collections at the CU Museum.

May 24, 2004

The CU Museum's Anthropology Section announced this year's recipients of the Joe Ben Wheat Fellowship and Undergraduate Award: Jill Ahlberg and Eugene Wheaton.


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.

About the Museum (PDF, 437 KB)

Museum Logo (color JPEG, 80 KB)
Museum Logo (color PSD, 875 KB, requires Adobe Photoshop)

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)