In addition to the Museum's permanent Natural History exhibit and ongoing programs in Native American studies, Geography, Economics, and Journeys into the past, we feature a number of changing exhibits each year. All changing exhibits feature programs for school groups. Check back here each year for new programs in history, the sciences, and art!
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Rediscover a unique chapter in Civil War history through the historical research and archaeological finds made by Georgia Southern University Department of Sociology and Anthropology students and faculty working at the site of the former Camp Lawton, a Confederate Prisoner of War camp located in nearby Jenkins County, Georgia. For more exciting details on this important discovery, visit www.georgiasouthern.edu/camplawton.
The troubled history of Northern Ireland has been depicted in 11 stunning murals by three artists from Derry known as The Bogside Artists. Participating in the more than century old Ulster tradition of producing social and political commentary through murals, The Bogside Artists have remained the most consistent muralists in Northern Ireland to use their work to advance the peace and reconciliation process. The murals have been reproduced in large format and are exhibited with photographs and descriptions intended to transport visitors to Derry.
What is a proboscidean? What can we learn from tusks? What ancient tuskers once roamed the Coastal plain?
Visit the Ice Age, when mastodons and mammoths roamed Georgia. Learn why tusks are so special and what scientists can learn from them. Explore the fascinating animals that lived alongside these titans. Investigate what caused their extinction, whether our ancestors had any part in it and meet some of their more unusual relatives.