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Sunday, February 14, 2016

After Hours Programs

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

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Courses and Workshops

Sold out - In this one-day course, a group of experts will lead you through recent insights into understanding the neurobiology and behavior of early childhood attachment. 

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Five Mondays, February 22 - March 21, 2016

Courses and Workshops

Get hands-on with the human microbiome inside the Museum’s fall exhibition, The Secret World Inside You.

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Tuesday February 23, 2016

After Hours Programs

Emily Rice and Brian Levine will break the laws of physics, travelling back in time to the Big Bang to understand how it shaped the universe.

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Members Only Programs

See how baby animals like hatchlings, gorillas, dinosaurs, and others learn to survive and thrive during this special tour of the Akeley Hall of African Mammals and the bird and dinosaur halls.

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Members Only

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

After Hours Programs

Join roboticist Vijay Kumar as he describes the advantages of developing small, agile robots. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Members Only Programs

Warm up this winter on a behind the scenes tour of Living Exhibits.

Members Only

Opens March 21; Member Previews March 18–20

Special Exhibit

Dinosaurs Among Us will examine how one group of dinosaurs evolved into the fascinating living creatures we call birds. 

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Members Only Programs

Join a volunteer guide for a tour and discussion of excrement. This tour is not for children. 

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Members Only

Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, March 29 - May 20, 2016

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting spring migration of birds in Central Park with Ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo. 

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Lectures and Talks

Join Brian Abbottand Brian Levine as they discuss how stars, galaxies, and the universe took shape, and how they evolve through time.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Join molecular anthropologist Christina Warinner as she explores how scientists are reconstructing the ancestral human microbiome to better understand the lives and health of our ancestors, and whether the popular “paleo” diet has any relation to real human history.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Meet live penguins, try hands-on activities, and experience dynamic performances in this family-friendly science festival.

Free With Museum Admission

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