Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation
Please join us on Tuesday, September 13, from 7 to 9 pm, for an informational meeting about the Gilder Center application to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. The meeting will be held at the American Museum of Natural History; please enter at 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. RSVP to 212-769-5246 or GilderCenter@amnh.org. Anticipated dates for Community Board 7 and Landmarks Preservation Commission review of the application are available in Project News.
Above: A slideshow of conceptual design renderings.
The Gilder Center will expand access to a broader range of the Museum’s resources for students, teachers, and families, offering new learning opportunities and inviting all visitors to share in the excitement of discovery. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions.
Studio Gang Architects, led by Jeanne Gang, will design the Gilder Center. Ralph Appelbaum of Ralph Appelbaum Associates, who designed exhibits for the Museum's Rose Center for Earth and Space, Hall of Biodiversity, and Fossil Halls, will design the exhibition experiences.
Stay informed with the latest press releases, including the release from November 4, 2015, project updates, community events, and press coverage about the Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation.
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, as lead agency, will conduct the City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) for the Gilder Center. Find the CEQR documents and learn about opportunities for public comment.
The Museum’s growing portfolio of educational programs includes partnerships with schools, teacher professional development programs, and out-of-school programs that offer opportunities to engage with authentic tools of science.
The Museum is the professional home of approximately 200 scientists, and its world-class collections of 33 million specimens and artifacts form an irreplaceable record of life on Earth.
If you have questions about the Gilder Center, please contact us.