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Events for June 2014

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.

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

Take a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium!

Through June 12, 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.

This event is no longer showing

IMAX

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Showtimes daily in 3D digital and 2D film.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Members Only Programs

Ranging from deep-sea fish to prehistoric sharks, the Department of Ichthyology’s collection comprises more than 2 million specimens from around the world. 

Members Only

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

After Hours Programs

Join Samuel Wang, associate professor of neuroscience and molecular biology at Princeton, as he explains brain dysfunction that is developmentally “upstream” of the many problems found in autistic brains.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Join Dr. Or Graur of New York University and the American Museum of Natural History to learn how to predict which stars will go out with a bang and which will flicker out slowly.

Free With Museum Admission

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Cosmologist Alexander Vilenkin will discuss recent developments in cosmology that suggest that the Big Bang was not a unique event in cosmic history.

Five Tuesdays, June 10 through July 8, 2014

Courses and Workshops

Become fluent in the science of climate change in this course led by Museum scientists and other experts in the field, including journalists from Scientific American. 

Sold Out

Five Tuesdays, June 10–July 8, 2014

Courses and Workshops

Become fluent in the science of climate change in this course led by Museum scientists and other experts in the field, including journalists from Scientific American

Sold Out

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Learn about a variety of constellations that you can see in the night sky in this family program in the Hayden Planetarium. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Members Only Programs

On a sunset sail, Members can learn the science and star lore that surrounds the summer solstice.

Members Only

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

One of the sea's most misunderstood animals, sharks have inhabited the oceans for 400 million years. Learn more about these fascinating fishes in a family-friendly afternoon.

Free With Museum Admission

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Members Only Programs

What rocks, minerals, and more, are hidden underground beneath Los Angeles, the Great Plains, and Yellowstone? Join a Members-only hall tour to find out.

Members Only

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

After Hours Programs

Explore city, suburban, and rural summer skies with Hayden presenters Christina Pease, Emily Rice, and Ted Williams.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Social and Philanthropic Events

Join the co-chairs and steering committee of the Junior Council for a special presentation and screening of the new Space Show, Dark Universe

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