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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Lectures and Talks

From New York City in the 1960s to the depths of the Amazon in the 1970s and ’80s, relive one woman’s transformation from Brooklyn housewife to an accomplished scientist. 

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,

Tuesdays, September 3–October 22, 2013

Walks and Tours

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

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

After Hours Programs

Join Curator Nancy Simmons and postdoctoral Fellow Abigail Curtis, from the Museum’s Department of Mammalogy, for an exciting journey inside the world (and bodies!) of bats.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join leading conservation professionals as they share the experience and lessons that underscore their careers in conservation. 

Friday, October 16, 2015

After Hours Programs

Dance in the Museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space to DJ sets by Freedom Party® NYC’s DJ Cosi, Herbert Holler, and Marc Smooth. The event will take place on Friday, October 16. A beer and wine cash bar is available. Advance purchase is recommended.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet on a birding excursion to this historic Brooklyn cemetery.

Members Only

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