On view Jan. 28 – May 7, 2017
Fly through the eye of a hurricane, create a mini-tornado and dance up a storm as the weather around you responds to your movements. Severe weather is powerful and unpredictable, and this new exhibit lets you experience it up close. Through experiments, challenges, models, computer interactives and multimedia experiences, learn how scientists are working together to create better weather forecasts in an ever-changing climate.
On view June 17 – Aug. 27, 2017
Explore the world of mammoths and mastodons through fossils, artifacts, engaging interactives, immersive media, and the story of the most complete and best preserved baby mammoth ever found. Explore their habitats, their neighbors, and their human hunters. Investigate current theories about their DNA and extinction, and journey with scientists who continue to study their living cousins—elephants.
On view September 30 – January 7, 2018
From the seats of the world’s most iconic stage, discover the story behind one of Rome’s most brutal and celebrated traditions in this new special exhibit. Building on the larger-than-life legends of gladiators, the exhibit explores the world these men inhabited, from the regiment of training, discipline and constant peril to the fame, wealth and freedom that greeted the very best gladiators.
All dates and titles subject to change.
Mammoths and Mastodons image © The Field Museum.