Events for November 8, 2013
June 25, 2011 - 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 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
Thursday, October 17, 2013−Sunday, January 12, 2014
For a limited time, see modern Zuni paintings depicting ancestral sites throughout the Colorado Plateau.
Through September 13, 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
October 28 through December 8, 2013
Registration is open for available online graduate courses for educators from Seminars on Science, fall 2013.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Members Only Programs
On this Members-only tour of the Museum’s world-class invertebrate collection, Curatorial Associate for Invertebrate Zoology Christine Johnson will share with you the diverse world of poisonous insects and arachnids in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology. Ranging from the colorful lubber grasshopper to camouflaged scorpions, learn how and why invertebrate animals synthesize venom.
November 8 and 15
Family and Childrens Programs
Learn how cultures around the world have been spotting animal shapes in the stars throughout history, and then see the stars that inspired the stories in the Hayden Planetarium.