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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Members Only Programs

Join Eileen Westwig, scientific assistant in the Department of Mammaology, on a visit to the Wolf Conservation Center, in South Salem, NY. 

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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 September 13, 2015

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

Through Sunday, August 10, 2014

Special Exhibit

This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.

Saturday, April 5, 2014, through Sunday, January 4, 2015

Special Exhibit

Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition, open from April 5, 2014. 

Through Sunday, November 2, 2014

Special Exhibit

In Spiders Alive!, visitors can explore spiders’ anatomy, diversity, venom, silk, and behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Social and Philanthropic Events

The Junior Council co-chairs and steering committee invite you to a presentation by Nancy Simmons Curator-in-Charge, Department of Mammalogy and Erin Chapman Senior New Media Specialist on the new web series Shelf Life 

Friday, May 30, 2015

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Members Only Programs

Discover a farming system right over our heads, at the Brooklyn Grange rooftop organic farm in Long Island City, Queens.

Members Only

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