The Art and Science of Arachnids

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibit Runs December 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021
Exhibit Featured in River Legacy Discovery Room

About This Traveling Exhibit

The Art and Science of Arachnids a limited-time, hands-on exhibit that features 100 live arachnids and their place in human culture, opening in December 2020!

Visitors will explore the largest arachnid display in North America as they discover human-arachnid cultural connections through hands-on activities like building robots, conducting science experiments, creating your own arachnid art and more. The exhibit also displays 100 live arachnids – including endangered species like the Tiger tarantula and Mexican Red Knee tarantula, alien-looking tailless whip scorpions, and beautiful Peacock tarantulas and Sun Tiger tarantulas!


Discovery Room is open 9 am to 5 pm, Mondays through Saturdays. Discovery Room Admission Tickets can be purchased in the Center’s Gift Shop. (Last admission sold at 4:30 pm)

  • Adults (13 to 59): $5

  • Children (3 to 12; free for children 2 and under)*: $3

  • Seniors (60 +): $4

    *All children must be accompanied by a paying adult


Interested sponsors should contact Becky Nussbaum Gerro, Director of Development at 817.860.6752, ext. 120

For all other questions regarding exhibits, contact Shannon Porter, Event/Exhibit Manager at 817.860.6752, ext. 119

The Art and Science of Arachnids is organized and produced by Build 4 Impact, Inc. All rights reserved.