Articles from 2023

Taxidermy by student at UIA Museum of Natural History

A Nearly Lost Art

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Museum of Natural History Director of Research Collections Cindy Opitz teaches students a nearly lost art in the museum lab: taxidermy.
Museum of Natural History Insect Collection

Museums Preserve Priceless Collection in Peril

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums acquires extensive natural history collections from former Iowa Wesleyan University.
Conservators begin assessment of Laysan Island Cyclorama

Museum Conservation Assessment

Friday, February 10, 2023
UI Museum of Natural History welcomes team of experts to campus for museum conservation analysis.