Dig It! The Secrets of Soil
May 16–August 16, 2015
There are more living creatures in a shovelful of rich soil than there are people on the planet. Yet, more is known about the far side of the moon than about soil. Dig It! reveals the complex world of soil and how this underfoot ecosystem supports nearly every form of life on Earth. Developed in conjunction with the Soil Science Society of America and Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, this exhibition includes interactive displays, hands-on models and 54 soil monoliths representing each U.S. state, territory and Washington, D.C. Exclusive bonus elements highlight North Carolina agriculture, pottery and research projects from our Museum.
- Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm (last entry at 4pm)
- Sunday: noon-5pm (last entry at 4pm)
- First Fridays: 10am-8pm (last entry at 7pm)
Roots in Clay: NC Potter Ben Owen III, and Dig It! Sneak Peek
Friday, May 15, 5-8:45pm
Tickets are $15, $10 Members
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil — exhibition interactives, videos, and educational materials from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.