Events for October 22, 2013
Through January 5, 2015
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
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, SeaPics.com
Tuesdays, September 3–October 22, 2013
Walks and Tours
Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologist Paul Sweet.
September 23, 2013 - November 3, 2013
After Hours Programs
Available online graduate courses for educators for the Fall Session I 2013 offering of Seminars on Science.
Tuesdays, October 1−October 22, 2013
Walks and Tours
Use your lunch hour to observe birds in Central Park this fall!
Through Sunday, June 22, 2014
Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies.
Thursday, October 17, 2013−Sunday, January 12, 2014
For a limited time, see modern Zuni paintings depicting ancestral sites throughout the Colorado Plateau.
Through October 12, 2014
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
October 22, 29, and November 5
Have you ever wondered where whales came from? Join us in learning how these spectacular creatures evolved from land mammals, and have adapted so perfectly to their underwater environment.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Members Only Programs
Members can go on a deeper exploration with Assistant Curator for Pacific Ethnology Jennifer Newell to see the Museum’s rich collections of decorative, sacred, and practical objects from Maori and other Pacific peoples. Continue on a journey to Africa and to the American Northwest Coast to see a selection of whale- related cultural artifacts.