Spiders! Opens at NMNH

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"Spiders!" exhibition opens at the National Museum of Natural History and will last through January 2, 1995. The exhibition features live and mounted specimens, interactive displays, spider myths, and a time-enhanced video of spiders creating webs. The exhibition is supported by Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc., and will be circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service to ten cities until 1998.


  • Marvel Entertainment Group
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution) Traveling Exhibition Service
  • Spiders! (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, "The Torch," July 1994, p. 6.
  • Smithsonian Year 1994. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994, p. 23.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


July 1994


  • Video recordings
  • Arachnida
  • Spiders
  • Entomology
  • Specimens
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Spider webs

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