Erin Netolicky

Bats in the vault

Monday, December 13, 2021
Beth Berigan gets playful with her spooky collection display.

A Spooky Collection Display

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The UI Museum of Natural History takes note of local resident Beth Berigan's collection as seen on display in her front yard this October. The Museum's exhibition series My Collections inspired this look into yet another type of personal collection found in our community: Halloween decorations.

Students Flock to Museum

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
UI students visited the Museum of Natural History on an interactive adventure for the Pentacrest Museums Student Open House event.
Department of Radiology Manager Kelli Zimmerman xrays Museum Zebra

Museum Zebra Gets X-ray

Monday, September 20, 2021
UI Department of Radiology and the Museum of Natural History team up for an interdepartmental collaboration to X-ray a Zebra in preparation of conservation efforts.
Ivy Lenane Jewell MNH Intern

Meet Ivy Lenane Jewell on National Intern Day

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Ivy Lenane Jewell joins the UI Museum of Natural History Research Collections Team with an internship in specimen prep and taxidermy. Meet Ivy.

Pentacrest Museums to offer free, public tours on Saturdays

Monday, June 28, 2021
The Pentacrest Museums are now offering free, public tours every Saturday at both the Old Capitol Museum and the Museum of Natural History. Read more about how to participate.
Iowa SLC

UI museums and libraries win $200,000 grant to expand senior programing in Iowa

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Grant supports Connected For Life programming by Pentacrest Museums, Stanley Museum of Art, University Libraries, and Office of the State Archaeologist.
Dunky Mural

Dunky Downtown

Monday, July 27, 2020
The UI Museum of Natural History's Dunkleosteus on exhibit in Iowa Hall is the muse for a new mural in downtown Iowa City, as well as a tee shirt in the museum's gift shop.