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UA Museums Goes Social

​With museums we often exhibit artifacts from many years ago, sometimes thousands of years ago. When we think of museums we almost always think of history, the past. But that’s not the case now. The University of Alabama Museums has launched its Facebook and Instagram pages. We are now highlighting the many exhibits, events, news and

2018 Bioblitz at the University of Alabama Arboretum

April 21, 2018. 8AM – 9PM ​ ​Come celebrate Earth Day with the University of Alabama Museums, and join in the fun as we discover and identify the plants and animals that inhabit the UA Arboretum. Staff from the Alabama Museum of Natural History and the UA Arboretum, scientists and volunteers will be there to

Museum Chronicle 58 is Now Available

Our latest Museum Chronicle, featuring Dr. Lee Berger on the cover, is hot off the presses! Museum members should be receiving copies in their mailboxes shortly, and everyone is welcome to download and read the PDF version.

New ALMNH Logo Pays Tribute to Alabama’s State Amphibian

Observant readers will notice some new logos on the inside cover page of our soon to be released Museum Chronicle. Several units of UA Museums, including the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Gorgas House, and Moundville Archaeological Park, recently collaborated with UA’s Division of Strategic Communications to redesign their logos. While the Gorgas House and

Tide for Tusks Exhibit

Tide For Tusks was established to raise awareness for poaching of African elephants and promote a deeper understanding of the trafficking of endangered wildlife. ​ Our primary goals are to fund the efforts for elephant conservation in partnership with conservation groups in Africa and support scholarly research for undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate studies at