January 04, 2016

Frogs Exhibition Extended through April 10 at Rochester Museum & Science Center

ROCHESTER, NY—Visitors to the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) have more time to experience the wonder of living frogs of all colors, shapes and sizes. The Frogs: A Chorus of Colors exhibition is being extended through Sunday, April 10 due to popular demand. The original close date was January 10.            

“The response to the Frogs exhibition has been tremendously positive,” said Kate Bennett, president, RMSC. “Visitors have been excited by the unexpected beauty and range of colors of frogs and are surprised that there exists a frog big enough to eat a mouse while another is the most poisonous creature on Earth. Community members are asking for more time to explore and we are happy to provide that for them.”

In the exhibition, visitors discover frogs’ biology, natural history and role in human cultures, importance to ecosystems and the peril they face in a changing environment. An immersive experience, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors features live amphibians as they hop, climb and glide (even burrow!) in their natural environments recreated in astonishing detail. Guests get hands-on with educational activities as they find hidden frogs, activate frog calls and perform a virtual dissection. In addition, more than 20 items from the RMSC collection vaults are on display to enhance the frog-filled experience. Items include a frog skeleton and various cultural frog carvings.

Visitors can witness a zookeeper perform live Poison Dart Frog feedings and ask questions starting at 9:30am Monday through Saturday for the run of the exhibition.

The RMSC is committed to creating fascinating experiences for the community—ones that encourage exploration and discovery, spark conversations and enrich lives.

Admission to Frogs: A Chorus of Colors is free with regular Museum admission—$13 adults, $12 seniors and college students with ID, $11 ages 3 to 18, free for RMSC members and children under 3. For group reservations and rates, call 585.697.1942. Frogs: A Chorus of Colors is open daily. Visit www.rmsc.org for hours and other details.

Media sponsors for Frogs: A Chorus of Colors include 98 PXY and KidsOutAndAbout.com. Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland in Allenwood, Pennsylvania, an institution accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, created the exhibition.

For high-resolution images and additional information, contact Amanda Bayer, Communications Specialist, RMSC at 585.697.1962 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit www.rmsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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