Today at the Museum

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Social and Philanthropic Events

The Co-Chairs and Steering Committee of the Junior Council invite you to a private exhibition viewing of The Power of Poison.

The event includes remarks by the exhibition’s curator, Mark Siddall, a preview of the exhibition The Power of Poison, and a cocktail reception.

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, SeaPics.com

Thursday, October 17, 2013−Sunday, January 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

For a limited time, see modern Zuni paintings depicting ancestral sites throughout the Colorado Plateau.

Through September 13, 2015

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

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. 

October 28 through December 8, 2013

Educator Programs

Registration Closed

Registration is open for available online graduate courses for educators from Seminars on Science, fall 2013.

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.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Members Only Programs

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Members Only

Pack your collecting bag, old sneakers, and lunch, and travel back in time with Carl Mehling, fossil collections manager in the Division of Paleontology, for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. 

Sunday, July 10

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a Museum tour guide to explore shark teeth, models, artifacts and lore in displays and exhibits throughout the Museum halls. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Special Events

Learn the history and simple astronomy behind "Manhattanhenge" in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Join Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart, and the musicians of The MARSBAND, including Keith Patchel and Tenzin Kunsel, for an immersive exploration of the Red Planet.

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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