Ancient Microworlds

Petrified wood cross-section

Ancient Microworlds Exhibit

Jun 19 - Sep 15

Museum of the Earth

Included with admission

Get up close and personal with colorful, intricate, and ancient fossils with Ancient Microworlds, a photography exhibit shattering the barrier between science and art.

Scientist Giraud Foster and artist Norman Barker worked together for twelve years, using light-scanning macrographic equipment of their own design to capture the rich patterns and colors of the fossilized organisms.

Starting June 19, 2015 and running until October at the Museum of the Earth.

Ammonite cross-section
Coprolite cross-section
mammoth tusk cross-section


This exhibit was made possible by support from
the Tompkins County Tourism Program and M&T Bank



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