This unique outdoor exhibit space is located in WildWoods and is open year-round. Nature-themed special exhibits rotate throughout the year. Current exhibits are Wild Huts and Hollows and Games in the Gallery.
On view September 29 – November 11, 2018
NEW Outdoor Halloween Experience
Drawing inspiration from literature’s countless dark forests, Woodland Spirits evokes mystery, adventure and uncertainty during the Halloween season. As you explore WildWoods and Fernbank Forest, be prepared to encounter ghostly visitors in the shadows, up in the trees, deep in the vistas, and waiting in plain sight.
On view October 6, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Rethink what it means to be a superhero as you discover the extraordinary strategies and adaptations that plants and animals employ to survive. Take a fascinating look at the breathtaking diversity of the natural world and the power of natural selection to shape exceptional responses to the challenges, and opportunities, of life on Earth.
On view November 16 – January 6, 2019
Enjoy a season of celebrations during Fernbank’s 9th annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World. This holiday-inspired exhibition features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas and Hanukkah, as well as traditions and practices like origami, indigenous art and national symbols.
On view February 9 – May 5, 2019
Neither dinosaur nor bird, pterosaurs flew with their fingers, walked on their wings, and ruled the skies. Journey through the Mesozoic Era with the largest flying animals that ever lived. This immersive exhibit includes remarkable rare fossils and casts, hands-on and digital interactives, enormous life-sized models, stunning dioramas and iPad stations with a custom app allowing guests to personalize their experience.
All dates and titles subject to change.