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From Dinosaurs to Mammals

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Suitcase Exhibition

Leo Saccu © Canadian Museum of Nature

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From Dinosaurs to Mammals is an exciting travelling suitcase exhibition that presents a dramatic time in the history of our planet. Dinosaurs ruled the Earth, but their days were numbered. A changing environment, an asteroid from outer space, and the dinosaurs were history. Mammals evolved quickly, replacing dinosaurs as the dominant land animals.

Components

  • 10 specimens on bases
  • 3 graphic panels
  • 1 laptop computer
  • 11 placemats
  • 3 spiral-bound booklets with illustrations

Space Requirements

Andre LaPointe © Canadian Museum of Nature

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  • the suitcase weighs approximately 38 kg (85 lb.)
  • when set up, the contents will occupy at least two tabletops

Special Requirements

  • 2 tables
  • security and environmental controls
  • electrical outlet

Cost

  • loan fee: $360 per month
  • insurance and shipping fees are extra

Funding: MAP Grants

The appearance of From Dinosaurs to Mammals in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program, Department of Canadian Heritage:

  • $2848 (2009–2010)

Availability

  • contact us to find out when this exhibition is available

Information and Reservations

Rachel Gervais

 

Where to See It

  • Des Cèdres, Quebec
  • July 1, 2017 – July 31, 2017

  • Bibliothèque Gaby-Farmer-Denis

Previous Venues

  • Estevan, Saskatchewan
  • January 20, 2017 – June 24, 2017

  • Kleanpals Cleaning Ltd.

  • Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • June 15, 2016 – October 15, 2016

  • Long Point Light House

  • Brownsburg-Chatham, Quebec
  • September 14, 2015 – October 31, 2015

  • La Branche Culturelle

  • Thompson, Manitoba
  • June 1, 2015 – July 12, 2015

  • Heritage North Museum

  • The Pas, Manitoba
  • April 1, 2015 – May 30, 2015

  • The Sam Waller Museum

  • Lac La Biche, Alberta
  • December 1, 2014 – March 3, 2015

  • Stuart MacPherson Public Library

  • Peterborough, Ontario
  • May 6, 2013 – September 1, 2014

  • Peterborough Museum & Archives

  • Bécancour, Quebec
  • June 1, 2012 – January 7, 2013

  • Centre de la biodiversité du Québec

  • Blind River, Ontario
  • May 16, 2011 – July 31, 2011

  • Timber Village Museum

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • December 3, 2010 – December 13, 2010

  • University of Ottawa