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Made Local with Tom Rea, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures at Online/Virtual Space

Sep 23 2021
Made Local with Tom Rea, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Join us for a virtual lecture with writer Tom Rea, in conversation with Matthew C. Lamanna, paleontologist and the principal dinosaur researcher at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Less than one hundred years ago, Diplodocus carnegii—named after industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie—was the most famous dinosaur on the planet. The most complete fossil skeleton unearthed to date, and one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, Diplodocus was displayed in a dozen museums around the world and viewed by millions of people.

Bone Wars explains how a fossil unearthed in the badlands of Wyoming in 1899 helped give birth to the public’s fascination with

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This event is free, with registration.

Ticket holders will be emailed a link to view the virtual lecture on Thursday, September 23.


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Bone Wars: The Excavation and Celebrity of Andrew Carnegie’s Dinosaur, Twentieth Anniversary Edition will be available for sale from White Whale Bookstore on September 14, 2021.

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