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Events for October 2014

Through December 14, 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 October 12, 2014

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

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. 

Sold Out

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.

Sold Out

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Social and Philanthropic Events

The Junior Council co-chairs and steering committee invite you to an exclusive viewing of Great White Shark. 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Members Only Programs

This fall take part in this exclusive opportunity to visit the collections of the Museum’s Division of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Members Only

Sunday, September 12, 2014

Members Only Programs

Families are invited to take part on a tour for adults and children alike. Expert guides will guide you through the Museums halls to explore some family-favorites.

Members Only

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Lectures and Talks

The Center for Humans and Nature, the Hastings Center, and the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, invite you to a fascinating evening of dialogue tackling big questions that challenge humanity today—and that could change our future. 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Join astronaut, author, and YouTube sensation Chris Hadfield for a virtual orbit of the Earth as experienced from aboard the International Space Station as documented in his latest book, You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Join leading conservation professionals as they share the experiences and lessons that underscore their careers in marine conservation. 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Walks and Tours

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

Members Only

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

The Hayden Planetarium invites our Youngest Astronomers for an evening of star hopping as we look at the fall and winter constellations of the nigh sky using the Zeiss Star projector.

October 20–December 29, 2014

Courses and Workshops

Our Earth’s Future is about the science of climate change—and how to talk about it. You will hear from scientists in the fields of climatology, oceanography, Earth science, and anthropology, and study how climate change is affecting people and their ways of life.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Come along for the ride with Cassini Imaging Team Leader, Carolyn Porco, and witness the sights and magic worked by these emissaries from Earth to the enchanting realm of Saturn.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Lectures and Talks

In this Astronomy Live program Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty uses the Digital Universe Atlas to help you explore the strange new worlds in our galaxy.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Members Only Programs

Learn about the biology and care of the Museum's live animals, including the butterflies and spiders on public display, from Associate Director of Living Exhibits Hazel Davies and Exhibitions Assistant Patricia Kay.

Members Only

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