All Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 28

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Tour dioramas throughout the Museum’s halls that serve as an archive of environmental change and educate researchers and visitors alike about how ecosystems have changed over time.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

After Hours Programs

Get ready for the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 with Joe Rao and share a “sneak preview” of the experience in the immersive dome environment.

Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, September 6 - October 28, 2016

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo.

Saturday, September 24

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Young explorers will learn observational skills, then head out to Central Park with Museum naturalist Noah Burg to identify bird species and habitats. Binoculars and bird guides are included. Recommended for families with children ages 4-10. 

Saturday, September 24

Members Only Programs

Members Only

The Museum is widely regarded as having the finest, most accurate wildlife dioramas in the world. Join us for a look through these “Windows on Nature” as we discover science as art and art as science. Learn about the role that these dioramas play in conservation, the big personalities behind their creation, and why they are as important today as they were fifty or more years ago.

Tuesday, September 27

Members Only Programs

Members Only

The Museum’s mammal collection is among its oldest, and it is the third largest collection of recent mammals in the world. Join a Museum expert in mammalogy to see some of the highlights of this incredible record of life that are not on public display.

Eight Wednesdays, September 28 - November 16, 2016

Courses and Workshops

The celebrated dioramas, dinosaur skeletons, and other distinctive features of the Museum serve as backdrop for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne