November 11th, 2010
The Field Museum houses one of the nation’s largest mummy collections. Discover what we can learn about ancient life by examining beliefs about death in Inside Ancient Egypt.
June 12th, 2013
On June 24th, The Field Museum’s grand facade will transform for one night into a mesmerizing panorama of light to celebrate the Year of Italian Culture.
May 22nd, 2013
A breathtaking encounter awaits you.
May 14th, 2013
Journey to the prairies of North Dakota with nationally acclaimed photographer Terry Evans and award-winning journalist and filmmaker Elizabeth Farnsworth and explore the impact of the current oil boom on the Williston Basin region.
April 24th, 2013
Beginning October 25, 2013, get a never-before-seen glimpse into the event of the century in the exhibition, Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair.
March 12th, 2013
Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had insider access to The Field Museum? A few Chicago teens don’t wonder anymore; they’ve lived it…and made movies about it.
February 21st, 2013
Wolves have more in common with humans than we ever could have imagined. Captured on film, the intimate lives of the so-called Sawtooth Pack of Yellowstone National Park show a side of wolves never seen before.
February 12th, 2013
Learn about Dr. Sharat Roy's collection of 100's of Permian brachiopod fossils collected during WWII in the Salt Range, Pakistan.
February 11th, 2013
The species of the trilobite Paradoxides are found in Europe, Africa and North America. By studying these trilobites and using paleomagnetic evidence and other clues in the rock record, combined with the Theory of Plate Tectonics geologists have been able to work out the complex story of how these fossil trilobites were distributed to so many different areas.
February 07th, 2013
This specimen, UC 9705, was collected by F. W. Stokes in February, 1902. It is the lobster Hoploparia stokesi and it has the distinction of being the first fossil collected from Antarctica and scientifically described.