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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Members Only Programs

Take a rare tour of this state-of-the-art facility devoted to genomic research with its director, George Amato. Explore the Museum’s frozen tissue collections, view equipment used in labs, and learn about current research being conducted by Museum scientists.

Members Only

Through January 5, 2015

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 October 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Free With Museum Admission

Monday- Friday, February 17-21, 2014

Student Programs

In this weeklong camp, scientists-in-training will study metamorphosis, analyze adaptations like bright colors and camouflage, and through interactive, hands-on activities discover why butterflies are important to cultures around the world.

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Monday–Friday, February 17–21, 2014

Student Programs

In this weeklong camp, students will visit the Museum’s new temporary exhibition, The Power of Poison, and go behind the scenes to learn all about poisons. 

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Monday–Friday, February 17–21, 2014

Student Programs

In this unique program, you will learn to navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond, using the Museum’s cutting-edge planetarium software, Digital Universe, which combines three-dimensional celestial maps with breathtaking data visualization.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Members Only Programs

Have you ever noticed the fossilized clams, pieces of 350-million-year-old coral reefs, or a chambered Nautilus as you strolled Fifth Avenue? 

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Members Only

Four Mondays, April 28, May 5, 12, 19

Courses and Workshops

In an intimate, salon-style setting, you will be able to probe the science behind how our brain shapes who we are. 

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Library Special Collections at the American Museum of Natural History is proud to launch its wide-ranging new online database of digital images from the Library’s collections.Come celebrate this milestone with a lively discussion, moderated by Library Director Tom Baione. 

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