The Art and Science of Arachnids


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

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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!

Adults (13 to 59): $5
Children (3 to 12): $3
Children 2 and under: FREE
Seniors (60+): $4

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

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

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

Current Exhibit:
The Nature of Things: Bee-lieve it or Not… The Secret Lives of Honeybees
Date: November 18, 2019 – February 21, 2020
Location: River Legacy Living Science Center