2015 SPECIAL EXHIBITS
IN THE YEAR 2525 –Mark’s Metal Art; Raytown, MO
Futuristic metal sculptures of giant insects, eagles and other items from the imagination of talented local artist Mark Moore.
TOURMALINES! – Dr. Charles Spencer; Lees Summit, MO and Kenneth Stalder; De Soto, KS
A display of outstanding tourmalines from the collections of Dr. Spencer and Mr. Stalder.
MR. BONES – Tim Seeber; Louisville, CO
Once again the Kansas City Gem & Mineral show is proud to present Tim and his friendly dinosaur puppets. They can be seen wandering the floor during show hours. Beware or you will be eaten!
FROM THE FIELD – Mississippi Valley Chapter, Friends of Mineralogy
A display featuring specimens personally collected in the field by members of the Mississippi Valley Chapter. If you think you can’t find good specimens on field trips, this might make convince you otherwise.
MISSOURI MINES STATE HISTORIC SITE – Art Hebrank; Park hills, MO
A display of minerals from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Museum.
MOSASAUR! - Carl Campbell and Rick Porapat, Eastern Missouri Society of Paleontology
A genuine mosasaur fossil from Morocco. Mosasaurs are a species of extinct marine reptiles. In their time they were vicious predators.
THE ART OF FLINT KNAPPING – Demonstrations by various local artists
Flint knapping is the art of shaping rocks such as flint and chert into weapons and tools. Demonstrations will be given continuously throughout the Show
WALK THROUGH STORY BOOK – Judy Oetting; Levasy, MO
A geological experience geared to the younger set, but of interest to everyone.