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Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015

Did you know that a bull’s heart is five times larger than a human heart? That chickens can travel up to 9 miles an hour? Embark on an anatomical safari and explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures—large and small. From goats to giraffes, squids to sharks, and octopuses to ostriches, see how intricate the blood...

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Dinosaurs of the Deep

Mar 27, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Prehistoric marine reptiles that ruled the primeval seas more than 100 million years ago are taking over Adventure Aquarium. Five thousand square feet of large-scale skeletons, ancient fossils and more than 20 life-size replicas will be on display to teach guests about the most intriguing sea monsters that ever existed – from massive pliosaurs and prehistoric armored fish to the whales,...

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Unraveling Stories

Mar 27, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family. There will be guided tours 5/2 and 5/17 and curator...

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Open Studio: Space Exploration

Mar 27, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Go on a space exploration in the DCM’s shuttle; explore moon sand; paint on the easels; and chill out on a bean bag with a good book. FREE with museum admission.

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Sensory Play

Mar 27, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Explore sights, sounds, textures and smells in the sensory play area. Match the sounds, guess mystery scents, build with blocks and test the light table. FREE with admission.

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A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life

Mar 27, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and pottery.

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Elliot Erwitt: Dog Dogs

Mar 27, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs features 65 of Erwitt’s best pictures of dogs. Photographed around the world between 1946 and 2004, this selection demonstrates the artist’s affectionate eye and love of surrealist juxtapositions. Funny, poignant, and beautifully composed, these photographs of tiny Chihuahuas, inquisitive poodles, and glowering bulldogs record the relationship...

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Art in the Arb

Mar 27, 2015

This week it’s all about eggs. Learn about traditional Ukrainian pysanka and use natural dyes and wax to make your own. These dyes will stain clothing too, so wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. The 1-1/2 hour program occurs at both 10am and 1pm.

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DCM Block Party

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Use your imagination and grab hold of wood and foam blocks, plastic tubes and other architectural materials to build a city of structures. FREE with admission.

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Titanoboa: Monster Snake

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Deep underground in a Colombian coal mine, scientists have uncovered remains of the largest snake in the world, Titanoboa cerrejonensis. Stand eye-to-eye with a full-scale model of this massive predator, which at 48 feet long and 2,500 pounds could crush and devour a crocodile. Titanoboa haunted the rain forest during the Paleocene, the lost world that followed the demise of the dinosaurs....

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