Recent News

June 12, 2020

We are so thankful for all the beautiful pieces of artwork submitted to our Geology Art Contest!

And we are pleased to announce the winners! 

PreK Catagory 

First Place:…

April 29, 2020

Deadline extended to May 31st for submissions!

The Orton Geological Museum is happy to host its first Geology Art Contest!

There will be 6 categories participants can enter in:…

April 29, 2020

The Orton Geological Museum will be participating in COSI's 2020 Science Festival Celebration (Digital) May 6-9, 2020. This year, as COSI's Science Festival goes digital, the Orton Museum will…

April 7, 2020

Earth Sciences undergraduate student and education assistant Molly lead two Facebook Live events for kids during the COVID-19 crisis. Answering questions about geology and paleontology, and…