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Wednesday, May 1

Special Events

The Museum's Twitter followers are invited to explore Whales after hours, meet curators and scientists, and enjoy a special selection of food and drink.

Registration Closed

June 25, 2011 - 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,

Upcoming Events

Eight Tuesdays, December 1, 2015–January 19, 2016

Courses and Workshops

Explore the natural world in an after-hours painting workshop in the Akeley Hall of American Mammals. 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

After Hours Programs

Geneticist, Jack Gilbert will present on the most recent discoveries and provide a guidebook to understand the microbiome and the role diet and lifestyle play in shaping this health resource.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Family and Childrens Programs

Families, join a Museum naturalist for a bird walk in Central Park. 

Monday, December 7, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join physicist Lisa Randall as she tells a breathtaking story that weaves together the histories of Earth and the larger cosmos.

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Members Only Programs

Fold, crease, and create an assortment of ornaments with a team of volunteers from OrigamiUSA. 

Members Only

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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