Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Discover Gold This Thanksgiving Weekend

Discover Gold at Fernbank Museum Through January 3, 2009.

Learn the fascinating story of the world’s most desired metal—its natural beauty, unique scientific properties and its influence in shaping global history. Explore a vast array of extraordinary objects including natural specimens of crystallized gold, enormous nuggets, gold bullion, coins from shipwrecks, solid bars, exquisite jewelry, and contemporary objects such as Olympic medals and Oscar statues.

Through a combination of magnificent specimens and interactive media, this special exhibit examines the cultural, historical, and scientific underpinnings that have made gold an enduring subject of fascination since the beginning of recorded time.

For more info, visit Fernbank Museum of Natural History.


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