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Ice Age Mammals

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George "Rinaldino" Teichmann, Annie Thérien © Canadian Museum of Nature

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Chill out with a great new travelling exhibition on ice-age mammals. This exhibition features dozens of real fossils, touchable casts and specimens along with really cool interactives. Dramatic murals by Yukon-based palaeoartist George "Rinaldino" Teichmann round out the experience of Ice Age Mammals. Contemporary and relevant research is presented in an engaging way that is designed to appeal to the public and school audiences. The exhibition focuses on ice-age mammals, climate change, extinction and human impact on climate and species.

Components

  • dozens of Canadian specimens and casts
  • interpretive units and panels
  • large scale visuals, including timescale
  • computer and mechanical interactives
  • audio-visual presentation
  • photographs
  • hands-on components
  • programme manual and materials

Anthony Scullion © Canadian Museum of Nature

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Space Requirements

  • exhibition: 209 m2 (approx. 2250 sq. ft.)
  • mastodon skeleton: 23 m2 (approx. 250 sq. ft.)
  • ceiling height: 3.05 m (10 ft.) for installation of the mastodon skeleton
  • storage for shipping crates

Special Requirements

  • security and environmental controls
  • active staff participation to organize and present programmes (optional)

Cost

Anthony Scullion © Canadian Museum of Nature

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  • loan fee: $13 300
  • fee includes technical support
  • fee includes insurance
  • shipping fees and fuel surcharge are extra
  • the cast of the mastodon skeleton is optional, and an extra fee applies
  • loan period: 12 weeks or more

Funding: MAP Grants

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

  • $15 000 (2015)
  • $42 500 (2013–2014)
  • $15 000 (2012–2013)
  • $15 000 (2010–2011)
  • $15 000 (2009–2010)

Availability

  • contact us to find out when this exhibition is available

Information and Reservations

Rachel Gervais

Need something smaller?

Our suitcase exhibition, Ice Age: Cold Facts about Climate Change, will fit on two tables.

 

Where to See It

  • Fort Steele, British Columbia
  • May 4, 2017 – September 30, 2017

  • Fort Steele Heritage Museum

Previous Venues

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • January 21, 2017 – April 21, 2017

  • Royal Botanical Gardens

  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • January 15, 2016 – October 2, 2016

  • THEMUSEUM

  • Wembley, Alberta
  • September 5, 2015 – January 4, 2016

  • Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum

  • Prince George, British Columbia
  • February 13, 2015 – June 29, 2015

  • The Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre

  • Whitehorse, Yukon
  • September 4, 2014 – November 29, 2014

  • Yukon Arts Centre

  • Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • February 17, 2014 – June 30, 2014

  • Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre

  • Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • September 13, 2013 – February 1, 2014

  • Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

  • Red Rock, Ontario
  • June 1, 2013 – September 2, 2013

  • Red Rock Marina Building and Interpretive Centre

  • Val-d'Or, Quebec
  • May 11, 2012 – August 31, 2012

  • Centre d'exposition de Val-d'Or

  • Rockford, Illinois
  • October 8, 2011 – April 29, 2012

  • The Burpee Museum of Natural History

  • Rockford, Illinois
  • October 8, 2011 – April 29, 2012

  • The Burpee Museum of Natural History

  • North Bay, Ontario
  • February 22, 2011 – September 18, 2011

  • Heritage North Bay

  • Thetford Mines, Quebec
  • June 20, 2010 – January 31, 2011

  • Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines