Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation
Community Board 7 and the Landmarks Preservation Commission have approved the Gilder Center design. Updates are available in Project News.
Above: A slideshow of conceptual and schematic 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.
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