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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

All Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

After Hours Programs

Physician and microbiologist Martin Blaser will discuss how changes in the human microbiome brought on by microbe-killing behaviors may be contributing to an increase in chronic conditions including obesity, allergic disorders, and diabetes.

Friday, November 7 –Saturday November 8

After Hours Programs

Hack the Universe is the first-ever overnight hackathon at the American Museum of Natural History.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Members Only Programs

Join a guide for an insider’s introduction to all that the Museum has to offer, from world-famous habitat dioramas to the spectacular Hayden Planetarium and the Rose Center for Earth and Space. The Members-only tour meets in the Portrait Room on the second floor. 

Members Only

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Find out what happens when computer science meets astrophysics at Hack the Universe. 

Free With Museum Admission

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Members Only Programs

Members be among the first to view the exciting new exhibition, Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

Members Only

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Members Only Programs

Take a virtual trip to the Moon from the Hayden Planetarium.

Members Only

Opens November 15, 2014

Special Exhibit

Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters uncovers the causes of these natural disasters, explores the consequences, and examines how people cope and adapt in their aftermath.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Cultural Programs

Enter a world of monumental Haida totems with Shoshannah Greene, a cultural ambassador at the Haida Qwaii Cultural Center and 3-D animation artist. 

Free With Museum Admission

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Cultural Programs

Join Aaron Glass for a look at how the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians reflects the legacy of anthropologist Franz Boas and opens up a dialogue on contemporary Northwest Coast communities’ lives. 

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Cultural Programs

Visitors are invited to contribute to a dynamic Haida Manga-inspired mural, which will be created on-site in the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians. 

Free With Museum Admission

Opens Monday November 24, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

An annual tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree has marked the start of the holiday season at the Museum for more than 30 years

Free With Museum Admission

Eight Tuesdays, December 2, 2014-January 20, 2015

Courses and Workshops

Explore the natural world in an after-hours painting workshop within the Hall of North American Mammals.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

After Hours Programs

Museum Curator Denton Ebel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, will be joined by Amanda White and Ellen Crapster-Pregont to discuss the 2 and 3-dimensional imaging and analysis of meteorites and samples of Comet Wild 2 returned to Earth by the Stardust mission.

Thursday, December 9, 2014

Walks and Tours

Explore the Museum’s extensive mammal collections with a specific focus on hibernating mammals. 

Members Only

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Members Only Programs

Fold, crease, and create an assortment of ornaments with a team of volunteers from OrigamiUSA. 

Members Only

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Walks and Tours

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

Monday, December 15, 2014

Special Events

Join Hayden astronomers and members of the Amateur Astronomers Association for a night a stargazing. 

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Special Events

Join us for the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa celebration! This year featuring Savion Glover and Linda Humes. 

Free With Museum Admission

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Lectures and Talks

With the Museum's director of astrovisualization, Carter Emmart as your guide, drift over the blue planet and witness the unparalleled beauty of the our home planet. 

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