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Events in the next 7 days

Through December 7, 2014

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through January 5, 2014

Special Exhibit

Whales: Giants of the Deep brings visitors closer than ever to some of the mightiest, most massive, and mysterious mammals on Earth.

© Brandon Cole, Romeo/V&W, SeaPics.com

Tuesdays, September 3–October 22, 2013

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologist Paul Sweet.

Sold Out

Wednesdays, September 4−October 23, 2013

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologist Joseph DiCostanzo.

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Mondays, September 16, 2013—October 21, 2013

Courses and Workshops

From the psychology of sports fans to the cognitive benefits of team sports to understanding the impact of repetitive brain injury, this course will give participants a practical understanding of the latest research in the neuroscience of sports.

Registration Closed

September 20, 27, and October 4

Student Programs

Discover the remarkable adaptations frogs have developed, from vivid colors to protective poisons, and go behind-the-scenes of the Museum’s exhibition of live frogs.

September 22, 29, and October 6

Student Programs

Explore the extraordinary adaptations whales have developed to survive in their watery environments, and why they are so important to the ocean ecosystems where they live.

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September 22, 29, and October 6

Family and Childrens Programs

Explore the world of whales and how the lives of people across the globe have been inextricably linked with these majestic creatures. 

October 3, 2013

Lectures and Talks

After clocking more than 7,000 hours diving in diverse tropical zones of Australia’s Barrier Reef and discovering more than a third of the world’s corals, J.E.N. ‘Charlie’ Vernon developed a startling new controversial theory of coral evolution. 

Free With Museum Admission

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Special Events

The Co-Chairs and Steering Committee of the Junior Council invite you to an exclusive screening of the film Penguins.  

Monday, October 7, 2013

Lectures and Talks

Join Astrophysics Curator Mordecai-Mark Mac Low and Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart as they guide you through an immersive look into the science and visual artistry of the new Space Show.

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