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Events for March 2014

Through January 5, 2015

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through Sunday, June 22, 2014

Special Exhibit

Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies.

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

Take a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium!

Through October 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Free With Museum Admission

Twelve Wednesdays: January 8 - March 26, 2014

After Hours Programs

Heed the call of the wild and join an intrepid band of walkers for a fitness experience like no other.

Members Only

This event is no longer showing

IMAX

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Showtimes daily in 3D digital and 2D film.

Five Tuesdays: February 25, 2014 - March 25, 2014

Courses and Workshops

This five-session creative writing class at the Museum, taught by noted author Hannah Tinti, will focus on the natural world, with each session held in a different gallery. 

Thursday, February 27−Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Special Exhibit

The Exosuit, a next-generation atmospheric diving system that will allow divers to explore marine environments at a depth of 1,000 feet, is going on public display for the first time from February 27 through March 5, 2014.

Free With Museum Admission

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Cultural Programs

The Museum spotlights Korea, inviting visitors to journey through a changing Korea and to experience how the country’s past enriches its present. 

Free With Museum Admission

Five Sundays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Family and Childrens Programs

In this unique program, you will learn to navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond using Digital Universe, the Museum’s cutting-edge three-dimensional digital map of the universe.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Members Only Programs

Visit sweeping American landscapes this winter in the warmth of the Museum’s halls with geologist and historian Sidney Horenstein. 

Sold Out

Members Only

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Professor Katerina Semendeferi of the University of California-San Diego will discuss how differ­ences in the size and organization of the hominoid brains produce the cognitive specializations found in our spe­cies and how the evolution of the brains of Plio-Pleistocene hominids gave rise to behaviorally modern humans.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Members Only Programs

View the Department of Ornithology’s collection of birds of prey!

Members Only

Eight Thursdays, March 13 - May 1, 2014

Courses and Workshops

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

Sold Out

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Special Events

While this event is sold out, you can tune into the live stream on amnh.org/live on Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 pm. 

Selling Space: Join host and moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson for a lively conversation with a panel of entrepreneurs and space historians on what may be our real future in space.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Become fluent in the science of climate change in this course led by Museum scientists and other experts in the field, including journalists from Scientific American.

Sold Out

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Join us as we 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.

Free With Museum Admission

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Members Only Programs

Join a Museum guide on a Hall Tour to discover the answers to “funny” questions about animals featured at the Museum.

Members Only

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Join Tom Baione, Boeschenstein Director of Library Services, for a lecture about Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library.