amnhnyc: “…These really are considered the best in the world” says artist and naturalist Stephen C. Quinn of the stunning dioramas in the Museum’s Hall of North American Mammals. An expert team of conservators and Museum artists led a masterful restoration of this historic hall, which first opened in 1942. Preview the incredible work that has gone into these dioramas in this video and join us when the hall officially reopens on October 27. Image © AMNH/D. Finnin Great video!