Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence At a Glance

Exhibition Title: Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence

Media Preview: Tuesday, March 5 at 10am

Exhibition Dates: March 7 through September 8, 2013

Overview: Explore the world of the extraordinary, light-producing organisms that populate our planet. From the woodlands in North America, to the caves of New Zealand, to deep beneath the ocean’s surface, visitors will discover recreated environments to learn more about how different organisms use light to attract mates, lure prey, or defend against predators. Large-scale jellyfish models, interactive electronic fireflies, and live flashlight fish are a few of the organisms found in Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence.

Location: The Field Museum; 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: (312) 922-9410 (General Field Museum Information)

Organizer: Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with The Field Museum, Chicago and the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada.

Major Sponsor: Discover

Companion App: A companion app, Creatures of Light, is available for free download in the iTunes store.

Admission:  Tickets to Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence are included in both Discovery and All-Access passes to the Museum. Discounts are available for Chicago residents. Visit fieldmuseum.org. Special rates are available for tour operators and groups of 10 or more. Call our Group Sales office toll-free at (888) FIELD-85 or (888) 343-5385.