Dallas paleontologist Anthony Fiorillo’s line of work has taken him from Bolivia to Big Bend to northern Alaska. Read More
Perot Museum or Bust! Paleontologists excavate mammoth skeleton found in Ellis County for its final journey to the Perot Museum
Paleontologists and volunteers worked for weeks to carefully cover, protect and pack up a nearly complete mammoth skeleton found in Ellis County, for the journey to its new home at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Moving the Mammuthus columbi specimen was truly a mammoth undertaking! Click the news links to see the process in action.
Perot Museum Premieres Galapagos 3D with special appearance by Jeff Corwin
Well-Preserved Mammoth Skeleton Unearthed in North Texas is Donated to Perot Museum of Nature and Science
An incredibly pristine and rare, nearly complete mammoth skeleton has been generously donated to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The excavation and transport of the specimen – believed to be 20,000 to 60,000 years old – will take place over the next few weeks. Thanks to the generosity of the Wayne McEwen family, along with the leadership and support of Navarro College, the Mammuthus columbi specimen found in Ellis County has been donated to the Perot Museum. Once catalogued into the Museum’s collections, the remarkable fossil will be preserved for scientific research and study for years to come. Click the news links above for more.
Perot Museum Paleontologist Makes
Another Dino Discovery!
Dr. Tony Fiorillo, curator of Earth Sciences at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and his team are back in Alaska’s Denali National Park this summer exploring the dinosaur tracksite they recently discovered there. The tracksite contained the footprints (and even skin and nail impressions) of thousands of hadrosaurs - or duck-billed dinosaurs - as well as tracks from various other dinosaurs, providing new insight into the lives of these fascinating animals. Click the links above to read more.
Inside the Perot, you can try to outrun a T. rex, explore a drill rig, and study a sliver of human tissue; outside, these six architectural details remind visitors that, concrete aside, they’re still in the Wild West. Read More
Small has created a museum true to her wish to raise the profile of science and technology in North Texas and to inspire youngsters to discover math, science and engineering. Read More
We have ideas, or rather the Perot Museum, Nasher and Dallas Museum of Art do. Those gift shops are packed with scores for everyone on your list Read More
We asked our readers to tell us which was the best gift to Dallas, and they responded emphatically. Read More
The atrium to the Perot Museum, which opened Dec. 1 in Dallas, will be named the Gene and Jerry Jones Dallas Cowboys Atrium. Read More
A week after its official opening (which itself was preceded by a splashy pre-opening party), the Perot Museum of Nature and Science hosted a more sedate open house on Tuesday for friends and media to review its food program. Read More
Quin speaks to architect Thom Mayne about what’s behind the unusual design of the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science Read More
Taut concrete skin, structural glass, an escalator with nothing to hide, everything kinetic, a roof that rocks and rolls. Thom Mayne has given us the most exciting building in Dallas. Read More
Fourteen undergraduates at UT Dallas got the opportunity of a lifetime after being asked to create soundscapes for the exhibit halls inside the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Read More