Building the Nation’s Fossil Hall, Excavating the Evidence for the Continuing Importance of Museums

GW Undergraduate Series: Can't Get to DC Museums, Historical Sites and Political Institutions? We Will Bring Them to You!
Tue, 6 April, 2021 2:30pm



Presenter: Siobhan Starrs, Exhibition Developer and Project Manager

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Moderator: Dr. Rachel Riedner, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies


Exhibition developer and project manager Siobhan Starrs will take you behind-the-scenes of the seven-year mammoth undertaking to renovate, design, and rebuild the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall. Starrs will provide an overview of the project’s breadth, surprising discoveries unearthed along the way, and the continuing cultural relevance of museums.


How to Register

Register in advance for this meeting on Zoom using your GW email address. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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