Take a closer look at our efforts to encourage public learning and foster a new generation of passionate scientists.

A child peers through the teeth of a replica T. rex skull.

The Field Museum brings science to life for passionate learners of all ages. On our Exhibitions and Public Learning track, Discovery Circle donors can explore how the experts behind these innovative projects make natural history engaging and accessible.

Enjoy up to three Field Encounters events every year and learn more about the Museum’s exhibitions and public learning efforts inspiring the next generation of great scientific minds.

To join the Field Encounters program or questions about the Exhibitions and Public Learning track, contact Halley Watts at 312.665.7789 or hwatts@fieldmuseum.org​​.

Go behind the scenes for a closer look at how projects like these intricate dioramas help us build our exhibitions.

Kyle Flubacker

Hear from scientists and educators like Emily Graslie, host of the Field Museum’s The Brain Scoop YouTube channel, and learn how they bring science to life.  

Kyle Flubacker