This is one of the few times I wished I lived in/near New York. The American Museum of Natural History in New York is having and exhibit called Spiders Alive! which is designed to teach people about spiders (and other arachnids) and dispel myths and general fear of the group:
There’s an article on the exhibit here:
My sister, a buddy of ours and I are trying to go to this! We’re working on planning a big NY trip. I’ve never been and I hope we can get money together and time off. :)
Thanks for sharing!