Come see the newest exhibit that highlights fabulous minerals found throughout the Southeastern United States. Behold beautiful emeralds and rare hiddenite crystals from North Carolina, learn why Tennessee has stunning calcite and fluorite specimens, and discover why the agatized coral from Tampa Bay has such exquisite detail. Gem & Mineral Treasures from the Southeast will open your eyes to the wealth of minerals found close to home.
Join us in The Vault for an intimate look at the newest special exhibit before it opens to the public and meet Smithsonian Curator Dr. Michael Wise before his lecture.
Reception tickets include light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and access to the exhibit prior to the SCIence FRIday Night lecture.
Deadline to purchase tickets is Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5 PM.