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Museum News

Here you can find recent news publications and announcements about The Schiele Museum. Stay up to date with our events and happenings by signing up for our e-newsletter.


Local Entomologist’s Research Published

What’s an entomologist you ask? An entomologist is the name for a person who studies insects! Dawn Flynn, an entomologist at The Schiele Museum, recently had two articles published, one of which is the first of a four-part series. As an entomologist, one of Dawn’s goals in studying arthropods is to make people more aware of their local environment and the creatures that help keep it healthy. Insecta Mundi published Dawn’s findings of a local treehopper species, Entylia carinata, which can be found in Belmont, NC. Click here to read the full article.

 

Celebrating Over 30 Years at The Schiele Museum

After dedicating more than thirty years to the museum, Schiele Program Specialist Suzanne Simmons will be retiring this spring. Visitors who have attended recent museum events, such as Harvest Day or Colonial Christmas, have been able to experience the exceptional quality, detail, and enthusiasm that Suzanne invests into programs. We are grateful to Suzanne for her many contributions to the museum and we wish her all the best as she begins a new adventure.

 

Planetarium Director Named 2019 NASA Solar System Ambassador

If you’ve attended a planetarium program at The Schiele Museum in the past year, odds are that you’ve met our planetarium director, Will Snyder. Will has been selected to be an official NASA Solar System Ambassador for 2019. Will is one of approximately 100 educators who were chosen to represent NASA’s program.