CSU, Chico News

Summer Exhibit Season at Gateway Science Museum Opens May 30

Date: 05-28-2015

Sarah Langford
Public Affairs
Renee Renner, Executive Director
Gateway Science Museum

California State University, Chico’s Gateway Science Museum is pleased to host a variety of exhibitions throughout the summer, beginning Saturday, May 30, and continuing into September.

Summer exhibits include

  • “Moneyville,” a world-class interactive exhibit exploring the history, science, math and economics behind money. This exhibit is produced and toured by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and opens May 30.
  • CSU, Chico student research posters, showcasing exemplary student and faculty research from the College of Natural Sciences. The exhibit runs May 30 through June 28 and Aug. 12 through mid-September.
  • “Journey Stories,” a compelling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institute, showing how our evolving mobility changed a young United States and how transportation made the nation grow. This exhibition is traveled by Exhibit Envoy and runs July 1 through Aug. 9.
  • “Modern Farming—Land, Water, People and Science,” an interactive highlight of the region’s agricultural production and practices. The exhibit opened in the spring and continues through the summer. The Gateway’s native plant garden is also in full bloom.

The Gateway Science Museum is located at 625 Esplanade in Chico and is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children and students, and free for museum members and children under 3. For more information, please visit www.gatewayscience.org or call 530-898-4121.