Nikon Small World Photography Exhibit

April 18 – June 15
Free with admission

Stop by our Keva Gallery for a breathtaking view of life beneath the microscope. The Museum is once again the only North Carolina venue on the North American Museum tour.

See galleries of past competitions...
Wim van Egmond compared Nikon’s Small World competition to “a colorful stained-glass window that opens into a wonderful, unknown world.” His first-place winning image of Chaetoceros debilis, a colonial diatom, certainly represents that ideal while also finding the perfect convergence of science and art. Not only are diatoms one of the most important oxygen producers on earth, they are also a vital link in the food chain. The particular species documented in van Egmond’s winning photomicrograph was captured from marine plankton in the North Sea...READ MORE!