All Upcoming Events

Four Tuesdays, February 7 - 28, 2017

Walks and Tours

Ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their home.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

After Hours Programs

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

After Hours Programs

Museum Research Associate Bill Schutt explains new research about this widespread behavior, such as how the practice might be linked to the extinction of Neanderthals, why so many fish eat their young, and even when sexual cannibalism can be an evolutionary advantage.

Saturday, February 25

After Hours Programs

In this one-day course, we will explore the basic biology of stem cells, understand new research techniques, and address the ethical concerns that surround them. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

After Hours Programs

Are we alone in the universe? Jackie Faherty and Emily Rice will investigate this question by touring a nearby solar system and exploring the potential diversity of living conditions on newly discovered extrasolar planets.

Saturday, March 4

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.

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Six Wednesdays; March 8-April 12

After Hours Programs

For those who have never taken the Museum’s popular Animal Drawing class, this new course begins with basics and offers one-on-one guidance from master illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. 

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.