Changing Exhibits Photo Gallery

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  • chocolatewithgirl120x80
    Chocolate: The Exhibition, on view Oct. 11-Jan. 24, 2015, explores the natural and cultural history of the world’s favorite treat.
    Credit: ©The Field Museum, John Weinstein
  • chocolates in row
    Sweet chocolate candy is a rather recent invention; it made its debut in 1847. Before that, solid chocolate was both gritty and greasy.
    Credit: © 2002 Photodisc
  • pod on tree
    Brightly colored cacao pods are about the same size and shape as small footballs, and contain the source of chocolate–cacao seeds.
    Credit: © Robin Foster, The Field Museum
  • man with pod
    Cacao pulp tastes faintly of citrus and is the consistency of a pear.
    image used with permission of Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, Incorporated
  • Girl Chef @The Field Museum
    A visitor delves into the history, in both Spanish and English, of her favorite sweet in Chocolate: The Exhibition.
    © The Field Museum
  • Families under tree, @The Field Museum
    Chocolate is made from the seeds of cacao pods which grow on trees like this replica in Chocolate: The Exhibition, on view Oct. 11-Jan. 24, 2015.
    © The Field Museum
  • Pinned Weevils
    Christopher Marley’s “Walking Weevils” display various patterns and colors in Pinned: Insect Art, Insect Science, Aug. 9-Nov. 9.
    Credit: Christopher Marley
  • leaf insects, copyright Christopher Marley
    Christopher Marley’s “Walking Leaf Variations” illuminate the color diversity of the species in Pinned: Insect Art, Insect Science, Aug. 9-Nov. 9.
    Credit: Christopher Marley 
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