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Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas
Feb 3 2018 @ 9:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

Experience dinosaurs like never before when you visit the incredible Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas exhibition! Use technology to examine fossils and discover how dinosaurs walked, ran, and moved their long necks.

Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org), in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Field Museum, Chicago; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.

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Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm
Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection

Explore the waters in Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection. This exhibition showcases a variety of messages in bottles found along U.S. shores. Discover where the messages were found while learning about the importance of cleaning America’s Rivers.

Owned and Curated by Chad Pregracke, Founder & President, Living Lands & Waters. Organized by Message in a Bottle, LLC

Open Space: Art About the Land
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm

Celebrate the significance of land and its importance in Indiana in an art competition and exhibition. In cooperation with Red-Tail Land Conservancy. A portion of the proceeds will go to help further its mission to preserve, protect, and restore natural areas and farm land in East Central Indiana while increasing awareness of our natural heritage.

Entry will be open until September 3

Open Space Prospectus Entry Form

Imagine in Glass
Oct 12 2018 – Jan 6 2019 all-day
Imagine in Glass

Imagine in Glass is a celebration of children’s creativity and imagination. Inspired by children’s artwork, professional glassworkers from the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State University will create whimsical glass sculptures to be displayed in Minnetrista’s gallery space.

To participate, submit a drawing of your idea for design (designs should be on 8.5 x 11″ paper; you can use crayons, markers, paint, create a collage, etc.) with a completed copy of the entry form by September 1. Entries can be turned in at the Minnetrista front desk or mailed to 1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN. 12 winning designs will be notified by September 15.

Must be 12-and-under to participate. 

Registration form here