Events for September 18, 2014
Through December 7, 2014
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 June 12, 2015
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
Through Sunday, November 2, 2014
In Spiders Alive!, visitors can explore spiders’ anatomy, diversity, venom, silk, and behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making.
Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, September 2 - October 24, 2014
Walks and Tours
Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with Ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo.
Eight Wednesdays, September 10–October 29, 2014
Courses and Workshops
Learn about the gifted artists who created the world-class dioramas as you sketch subjects in their “natural” environments.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Lectures and Talks
In honor of the Museum’s special exhibition of Lonesome George, the famed Galápagos tortoise that was the last of his species, join us for an in-depth conversation about biodiversity and conservation.