All Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Cultural Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Come to the Museum to celebrate origami and learn the art of paper folding. 

November 21, 2016 - August 13, 2017

Special Exhibit

Explore Cuba's extraordinary biodiversity and unique culture through our immersive exhibits. 

Monday, November 21, 2016

After Hours Programs

Join Mike Massimino as he discusses his new book, Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe, an ode to following your dreams and finding your place in this world—or out of it. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

After Hours Programs

In this program, Jackie Faherty and Jana Grcevich highlight the science propelled by missions like the Hubble Space Telescope and explain what you can expect to see in the near future from missions like Gaia and the James Webb Space Telescope.

Eight Tuesdays, December 6, 2016–January 24

Courses and Workshops

In an after-hours painting workshop, artists Greg Follender, and Eric Hamilton provide hands-on instruction in acrylic paint. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

After Hours Programs

Barnard College professor and astronomer Janna Levin shares her research on the first recordings of a gravitational wave from the collision of two black holes 1.3 billion years ago. 

Monday, December 12

After Hours Programs

Join University of California, San Diego, Professor Brian Keating on a trip from the frigid depths of Antarctica to the distant reaches of outer space. Along the way, we will encounter new tools to examine the universe and our place within it, exploring  mysteries in cosmology from the nature of space to concepts such as the "Arrow of Time."

Tuesday, December 27

After Hours Programs

Join Brian Abbott and Ted Williams to experience the entire observable universe and come to a cosmic understanding of where we are and how we came to be.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Join us for the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa celebration. Ruben Studdard sings all the right notes to usher in a year of renewed faith, love, and unity.