Hightail it to the Museum of Natural and Cultural History for a track & field competition like no other—with cheetahs, kangaroos, chimps, and other mammals all going for gold! From the javelin throw to the high jump, learn which animals would triumph on the track, and explore the amazing adaptations that make it all possible. Through colorful displays and interactive stations, you’ll delve into Eugene’s running culture, learn about health and fitness research happening at the University of Oregon, and be inspired to move your body toward optimal wellness. On view Saturday, March 7 through Sunday, August 30, 2020.
Member Preview + Reception
Friday, March 6 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Chat with athletes and curators while enjoying drinks and hors d'oeuvres, family-friendly activities, and a first look at the new exhibit.
Grand Opening Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8 | 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a weekend-long celebration of animal athletes! Explore the new exhibit, create your own animal crafts, and get moving with track & field-inspired activities at this family friendly event. Crafts and activities open until 3:00 p.m., exhibits until 5:00 p.m.
The museum gratefully acknowledges our exhibit sponsor PeaceHealth.