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Featured Exhibit
Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches
through January 7
Featured Exhibit
Mayan Procession
through January 14
Featured Exhibit
The Face of India: Photographs by Donald M. Robinson
through February 25
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Neapolitan Presepio
opens November 24
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Sunday 12–5
Mondays, Sept.–June closed*
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* Open Martin Luther King Day, Presidentís Day, Mondays after July 4th through the Monday before Labor Day.

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DITWDinosaur Hall will reopen as Dinosaurs in Their World in Fall 2007. Though many of our most famous dinosaurs are off view for restoration until then, please click here to learn about dinosaurs on view elsewhere in the Museum.
Hillman Hall renovation Hillman Hall of Minerals & Gems is temporary closed for an exciting expansion project. Opening soon, Hillman Hall will showcase a grand new entrance and the Wertz Hall of Jewelry and Gems.
What's New
  Neapolitan Presepio
Opens November 24. A must-see holiday tradition for Pittsburgh families, Carnegie Museum of Art's Neapolitan Presepio includes more than 100 superbly modeled human, animal, and angelic figures, accessories, and architectural elements. Free with Museum admission. Free guided tours available.
What's New
  Holiday Trees
Opens November 30. Each year, five towering trees festooned with handmade decorations grace the grand Hall of Architecture during the holiday season. This year's theme is Favorite Legends and Fairy Tales. Free with Museum admission.
What's New
  Overnight Adventures
Friday, December 8. CSI Lab - Join the CSI (Carnegie Science Investigation) team as an overnight detective and help us find out who took the carved walrus tusk! Pre-registration is required: (412) 622-3289.
What's New
  Meet the Scientists
Saturday, December 9: Geology "Underlies It All." Join Geologist Albert D. Kollar of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History Section of Invertebrate Paleontology as he discusses the story behind the glaciers, ancient seas, and tropical swamps that once covered western Pennsylvania. Free with Museum admission, no registration required., 11/8/06
Anthropology Curator Sandra Olsen investigates possible new evidence of early horse domestication in northern Kazakhstan

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/5/06
Powdermill expansion to create a "nature center of the future"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/5/06
Mayan Procession: The best Mayan artifacts from Central America to Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/1/06
Bill DeWalt talks about the importance of endowments in caring for collections

The Morning Call, 10/31/06
Birders needed to contribute to Second Pennsylvania Breeding Bird Atlas

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