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Monday, June 9, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Cosmologist Alexander Vilenkin will discuss recent developments in cosmology that suggest that the Big Bang was not a unique event in cosmic history.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Learn about a variety of constellations that you can see in the night sky in this family program in the Hayden Planetarium. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Members Only Programs

On a sunset sail, Members can learn the science and star lore that surrounds the summer solstice.

Members Only

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

One of the sea's most misunderstood animals, sharks have inhabited the oceans for 400 million years. Learn more about these fascinating fishes in a family-friendly afternoon.

Free With Museum Admission

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Members Only Programs

What rocks, minerals, and more, are hidden underground beneath Los Angeles, the Great Plains, and Yellowstone? Join a Members-only hall tour to find out.

Members Only

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

After Hours Programs

Explore city, suburban, and rural summer skies with Hayden presenters Christina Pease, Emily Rice, and Ted Williams.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Members Only Programs

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

Members Only

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

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.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Members Only Programs

Join Eileen Westwig, scientific assistant in the Department of Mammaology, on a visit to the Wolf Conservation Center, in South Salem, NY. 

Members Only

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Members Only Programs

Geologist Sidney Horenstein will lead you through the unique landscape of Northern Central Park.  

Members Only

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Members Only Programs

Join Paul Nascimbene, fossil collections manager in the Division of Paleontology, for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. 

Members Only

August 26, 2014

Lectures and Talks

In this program, Jackie Faherty and Carter Emmart will use the vast atlas of the Digital Universe to take a voyage through the nearby solar neighborhood and to explore exotic new worlds

New York is Wild!

Which insects have you seen this spring? Share your finds with us on iNaturalist