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Due to the weather, the Museum is closed on Tuesday, January 27. All Tuesday programs and some Wednesday programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for regular updates.

The Museum will be open on Wednesday, January 28, during regular hours, from 10 am to 5:45 pm.

Regular updates will also be posted to our Facebook page and Twitter account (@AMNH).

Family and Childrens Programs

Twinkling Stars: Gods and Heroes (Grades 1 and 2)

Tuesdays, January 7 and 14, 2014


Before mobile devices, before television, before movies, the night sky was an endless source of entertainment for cultures around the world. In this workshop you will explore the stars in the Hayden Planetarium, learn the exciting stories behind the constellations, and experience the wonder of the night sky. 

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