2013 Special Exhibits
FEATURE EXHIBIT: Gallery of Lapidary Artists
A display by prominent artists utilizing natural materials
Leo Atkinson; Steamboat Springs, CO
Sculptures created by utilizing fossil and mineral materials
Stone Quilt Design-Susan Judy; Centennial, CO
Natural stones, minerals, crystals, and fossils inlaid into a mosaic
JI9 Sculpting-James Ivy; Columbia, SC
Sculptures incorporating natural history items with bronze, copper, steel and
Copper Minerals from the Underworld – Mark Moore; Raytown, MO
An exhibit of copper minerals from the Santa Rita/Chino mining district in New Mexico. These specimens were collected in the 1940’s and this is the first time they have ever been publicly exhibited.
A Flourish of Fluorite-Dr. Charles Spencer; Lees Summit, MO
A display of outstanding fluorite specimens from various locations
Wonderful World of Quartz-Ken Stalder; De Soto, KS
A collection of outstanding quartz specimens
Minerals of the Illinois/Kentucky fluorite district-Mississippi Valley Chapter, Friends of Mineralogy
A display featuring specimens from this world famous location. All the specimens displayed are the property of the members of the Mississippi Valley Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy.
Missouri Mines State Historic Site-Art Hebrank; Park Hills, MO
A selection of specimens from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Museum.
The Art of Flint Knapping-Presented by Various Local Artists
Flint knapping is the art of shaping rocks such as flint and chert into tools and weapons. Demonstrations will be given continuously throughout the show.
Gold Panning Demonstrations – Show Me Gold Prospectors
Learn how to pan for gold. Demonstrations will be given continuously during the show.