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Events for July 2014

Through January 5, 2015

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

Now Open

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.

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. 

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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

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Coming July 7, 2014

IMAX

Great White Shark will explore the great white's place in our imaginations, in our fears and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Special Events

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

Saturdays and Sundays, July 12–13, July 19–20, July 26–27

Special Events

Learn about the biology and evolution of humans' sense of smell through demonstrations and hands-on activities, including sending and receiving scents using a new digital device called the oPhone.

Free With Museum Admission

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Members Only Programs

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. 

Members Only

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Members Only Programs

Escape to the continents of Africa and Asia with geologist and historian Sidney Horenstein.

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Members Only

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lectures and Talks

In one evening, you will experience the entire observable universe and come to a cosmic understanding of where we are and how we came to be.

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