For all the latest news, science and events for members, the Fall 2014 In the Field issue is now available. Click on the attached PDF below now! Read more about In the Field Member Magazine - Fall 2014
The Field Museum collections represent life and the world we live in. We see examples of objects in our daily life that can be found at The Field Museum, such as plants, animals, and that dinosaur in your backyard (well, maybe not that last one). With your Field Museum membership, you can visit our collection in the museum anytime you want, and now we have a way for you to take the Field Museum with you. Whether you visit The Field Museum or go on another adventure this summer, take this scavenger hunt with you on your next car trip to see how many Field Museum related ite Read more about Member Scavenger Hunt
Our Adopt a T.rex friends love to go on adventures, and we want to hear all about it. Wherever you go with your adopted T.rex, whether you read a good book together or visit the zoo, we want to know! Read more about Adopt a T.rex Showcase
As we are preparing for Members’ Nights, I wanted to start by highlighting one of the more popular activities. So popular, in fact, that we are moving it out of the Collections Resource Center and giving the Mammals Collections the entire West Lobby. In this area, you will learn the process of how specimens are cleaned and prepared for our collections and learn how Field Museum scientists are conducting research on the evolution and ecology of mammals, and how that aids conservation efforts around the world. But let’s face it; this is where you will see the blo Read more about Mammals Collections at Members' Nights
This Tyrannosaurus rex needs plenty of room to run and eats plenty of meat. Continue your education with the fact sheet inside the carrier crate. Read more about Adopt a T.rex at The Field Museum!
There are so many positives about a Field Museum Membership! Did you know that as a member, you receive Read more about Member Benefits are HUGE!
On behalf of the Membership Department, we wanted to take a moment and thank you again for joining with us as a member at The Field Museum! We are truly excited to have you as members and hope you plan to come see us to explore and discover.
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In April 2012 the Field Museum opened its doors to labs and collections for its Members. A total of 9025 persons attended this event. Staff and graduate students affiliated with the Robert A. Pritzker Center displayed meteorites from its world-class collection and explained what studying them can tell us about their parent bodies. Read more about Members Night 2012 @ RAPC
At Members' Nights, almost the entire Field Museum is open for you to explore. Our behind-the-scenes span four floors normally closed off during regular visiting hours that are opened for members and their guests only. Activities range from mammalian dissections to an oversized anthropology collection and everything in between. Down below, in the Collections Resource Center, our members' caught the big fish that didn't get away. We photographed them in action too! Look at your picture here! Read more about Members' Nights Fish Photos
Can't decide where to begin during Members' Night? Let a scavenger hunt be your guide!! Download the scavenger hunt that takes you throughout the entire museum. The Museum-Wide hunt can also be played during your trip to the Museum at any time! Or, download the Behind-The-Scenes scavenger hunts. These hunts can only be used during Members' Night. You can choose between the fish that grows over 18 feet long or the fish that can eat almost anything. Read more about Members' Nights Scavenger Hunts Revealed