All Upcoming Events

April 1, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Kelly Speer discusses her research on bat flies, parasites that strictly feed on the blood of bats.

Friday, April 01–Saturday, April 02

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

April 3, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

Eight Tuesdays–Fridays; April 4–May 26, 2017

Walks and Tours

Join ornithologist Paul Sweet on walks through Central Park during spring migration. Learn how to identify the varied bird species of New York City using field marks, behavior, and song. 

Four Tuesdays, April 4–May 23, 2016

Walks and Tours

Join ornithologist Paul Sweet on walks through Central Park during spring migration.

Tuesday, April 4

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Get a rare glimpse behind the scenes and explore one of the world’s largest and most spectacular collections of invertebrates. Take a guided tour through this massive collection with AMNH scientists to learn more about the behavior, diversity, and biology, of exotic and colorful critters from around the world.

This tour is appropriate for participants ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

After Hours Programs

Biological anthropologist Zaneta Thayer explores the biological mechanisms through which early life stress influences biology and health later on.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Spring is the season for new discovery, and the beginning of new life for creatures around the world. Meet some of nature’s wildest and cutest youngsters, and learn how they grow and learn to adapt to their unique habitats.

Sunday, April 9

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Try hands-on activities, meet scientists, and experience dynamic performances in this family-friendly science festival.

Monday, April 10, 2017

After Hours Programs

Planetary scientist Amanda Hendrix and science writer Charles Wohlforth highlight the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that could become reality. 

Monday, April 10- Friday, May 26, 2017

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Dive into the world of jellies and experience a day in the life of these astonishing animals. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

After Hours Programs

Explore the merits of sea vs. space across a range of judging categories with aquanaut Fabien Cousteau and astronauts Mike Massimino and Don Pettit. 

Five Thursdays, April 20–May 18

Courses and Workshops

Delve into the biology of stem cells, discover new research techniques, and discuss ethical concerns. Learn about current stem cell therapies, the challenges ahead, and potential future treatments.

April 24, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

After Hours Programs

Irene Pease and Brian Abbott show you what the night sky looks like from other vantage points in the cosmos.

Friday, April 28–Saturday, April 29

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Courses and Workshops

Eat, drink, and learn about the enigmatic and important function of sleep. Experts in the field discuss their work on the science of sleep, and the role rest plays in learning, memory, and behavior.

May 1, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

May 8, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

May 15, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

Friday, May 20–Saturday, May 21

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

May 22, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

June 5, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

June 12, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

Friday, June 16–Saturday, June 17

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

June 19, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

Friday, June 23–Saturday, June 24

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

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