What’s In the EcoTarium’s Cellar?

Nobody knows what’s in the EcoTarium’s cellar.  Seriously, not even me, and I’m our Collections Management Specialist.  Only about 1% of our collection is on display, which is perfectly usual for a museum.  However, we’ve only catalogued about 25% of what we have- the rest is a mystery. Sorting this out is my job. Our…

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Everyone’s at the Education Table

Teachers and school districts are being charged and challenged to shift the way science has typically been presented in a classroom. We as a museum, have to be cognizant of these processes so we can ensure that our programs are modeling the best practices in education. After all, we are a partner in this work.…

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A New Triceratops for the EcoTarium Museum of Science and Nature

Worcester, Mass. – September 12, 2018 – “Uncle Beazley,” an 11-foot-long fiberglass model of a Triceratops dinosaur, weighing approximately 200 pounds, joins longtime model resident Siegfried the stegosaurus at the EcoTarium museum of science and nature on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. He arrives as a gift from the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield,…

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New Museum President Brings Track Record of Vision and Success

Worcester, Mass. – July 23, 2018 The EcoTarium museum of science and nature enthusiastically announces the selection of Lucy Hale as its new President. The EcoTarium Search Committee chose Hale based on her breadth of experience as a nonprofit leader in the science, nature and wildlife fields, having assumed progressively more leadership responsibility at the…

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