Denver Museum of Nature and Science http://kunc.org en Emigre Artist Sculpted Exquisite Gems Of Russian Folk Life http://kunc.org/post/emigre-artist-sculpted-exquisite-gems-russian-folk-life A team of American researchers is on a treasure hunt for jewels — of both artistic and historic value.<p>This month, researchers from Denver were in Russia to document the work of Vasily Konovalenko, a former ballet set designer turned sculptor, who created scenes from Russian folk life in semiprecious stones.<p>In the 1980s, Konovalenko emigrated from what was then the Soviet Union in search of artistic freedom. Now, his legacy is divided between the U.S. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:02:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 42472 at http://kunc.org Emigre Artist Sculpted Exquisite Gems Of Russian Folk Life Scientists Begin Studying Fossil Bones at Denver Museum http://kunc.org/post/scientists-begin-studying-fossil-bones-denver-museum <p>Scientists have wrapped up most of their excavations of rare, ice-age fossils at a reservoir near Snowmass Village, and most of the fossils have been transported to the <a href="http://www.dmns.org">Denver Museum of Nature and Science </a>where they&rsquo;ll be studied for the next several years. Tue, 12 Jul 2011 20:13:36 +0000 Kirk Siegler 11116 at http://kunc.org Scientists Begin Studying Fossil Bones at Denver Museum