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May 18 Museum Staff in the Dynamics of Evolution Exhibit

May 18 "Dynamics of Evolution" Exhibit Opens in NMNH

 

May 18 "Dynamics of Evolution" Exhibit Opens in NMNH

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Year: 
1979
Month: 
may
Day: 
18
Date: 
Fri, 1979-05-18

Dynamics of Evolution, the first exhibit hall in any American science museum to explain the basic steps of evolution, opens as a permanent installation in the National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit is challenged by lawsuits from creationists but all rulings support the Smithsonian's right to display the exhibit.