Exhibit News

Exterior GFRC Fossil Panels at the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History

ICR Fossil Wall At Night (2019 02 08)

As crews race to finish the interior work at the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History, the building exterior is now complete. The contemporary building showcases replications of fossilized species along the north wall. Each 12’ by 12’, approximately 3,500 lb. glass fiber-reinforced concrete (GFRC) fossil panel was meticulously sculpted by COST artisans.…

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Tree of Sports, Sixty-Foot Tall Simulated Tree

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The $38.5 million, seven-acre, Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana opened to eagerly awaiting sports fans and museum patrons. The space consists of twelve outdoor exhibits, including a miniature baseball field, hockey rink, football field, race car tracks, basketball courts, and the Pete and Alice Dye Golf Experience.…

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Caribbean Coast Exhibit Construction at the Stone Zoo

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The latest exhibit at the Stone Zoo, Caribbean Coast, completes the second phase of the new entry and welcome plaza project. This $4 million upgrade features four distinctive areas. Flamingo Flats, a 6,400 square foot walk-through aviary with American Flamingos, Scarlet Ibis, Macaws, and endangered Jamaican Iguanas. Caribbean Coast offers the only exhibit in New…

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Aquarium Construction Complete at the Pacific Seas Aquarium, Point Defiance Zoo

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The new 35,000 sq. ft. Pacific Seas Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington, highlighting the Pacific Ocean ecosystem, opened to the public on September 7th. American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) members were able to visit the new aquarium as part of the annual AZA post-conference tour. The $51.6 million dollar project includes twenty new aquariums that…

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Carmen Micale Retires After 44 Years at COST!

Carmen's Retirement

As destiny would have it, long time superintendent Carmen Micale, began his 44 year career with COST performing simulated rockwork in Milwaukee and today, he completes his final work at the Milwaukee County Zoo elephant exhibit. Traveling the nation over four decades, his projects aligned full-circle. Carmen started in exhibit fabrication in 1974 as a…

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