American Museum of Natural History

Nim's lifelong interest and training in science and art led her to the American Museum of Natural History, where she spent five years creating sculptures for new and existing exhibits. Here are some highlights:

 

In the Hall of Biodiversity, she most notably oversaw the assembly of over 300,000 leaves to recreate a center piece of the museum's first issues-oriented hall.

 

In the renovated Hall of Ocean Life, Nim's replicas has and continues to provide access to hard-to-see underwater creatures for millions of museum visitors. 

 

The Discovery Room required some special challenges.  Many elements of the exhibit involved hands-on activities, which visitors were invited to explore on their own time. 

The photos shown depict the space overall and a sampling of Nim's creations for the space.

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The Hall of Diversity as featured on the website of the AMNH.

Natl. History Magazine
Natl. History Magazine
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Bird and plant models
Bird and plant models
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The exhibitions team
The exhibitions team
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Leaf molds
Leaf molds
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Tree casting shop
Tree casting shop
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Molds and finished models
Molds and finished models
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nimHol
nimHol
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AMNH_HOL_Models
AMNH_HOL_Models
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FishCollection2
FishCollection2
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Screen shot 2016-06-01 at 11.06.39 PM
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CollectionCollection
CollectionCollection
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Lepidoptera
Lepidoptera
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