The world is full of stories about brave heroes, magical events and fantastic beings. Tales of mythic creatures have been with us for thousands of years, sometimes inspired by living animals or even fossils. Some of these creatures symbolize danger—others promise to bring luck or joy. Together mythic creatures give shape to humankind’s greatest hopes, fears, and most passionate dreams. This traveling exhibition from New York’s American Museum of Natural History combines unique cultural objects, dramatic models, engaging multi-media, and interactive games to tell the origin stories behind the legends of mythical creatures from around the world. Joined by a complementary exhibit about Northwest mythic creatures like Sasquatch and Coyote.