All Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join us as for an exclusive Members-only evening behind the scenes as we explore the Department of Herpetology’s extensive 350,000 specimen collection to learn more about reptiles and amphibians. Discover some of the Museum’s hidden treasures with AMNH scientists and get a rare glimpse at animal oddities and a tank of dragons!

Tour is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Eight Thursdays; March 9 - April 27, 2017

Courses and Workshops

Sold Out

SOLD OUT - 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.

Monday, March 13

After Hours Programs

Jeff Moore, geology and geophysics imaging team leader for the New Horizons mission to Pluto, shares what scientists have learned about this distant dwarf planet during that time. Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart will present imaging from the mission using the Museum’s new OpenSpace software.

Tuesday, March 14

After Hours Programs

Join us after hours for an exclusive evening of family fun featuring interactive digital and physical games that challenge, entertain, and tease your brain. 

March 18, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Join us in the Hayden Planetarium as we teach our youngest astronomers about the methods and tools used to observe the night sky. 

Saturday, March 18

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home. 

Seven Wednesdays; March 22-May 3, 2017

Walks and Tours

Amaze your friends and family as you take control of the Hayden Planetarium, and lead your own tour through the cosmos, using the Museum’s cutting-edge 3D map of universe.

Tuesday, March 28

After Hours Programs

Emily Rice and Brian Levine break the laws of physics and travel back in time to the Big Bang to understand how it shaped our universe.