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Saturday, March 28, 2015

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.

Opens April 4, 2015

Special Exhibit

Discover the diverse and sometimes jaw-dropping strategies animals and plants employ to find food, fend off predators, reproduce, and thrive in habitats we would find inhospitable, even lethal. 

Friday, April 10, 2015

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 11, 2015

Lectures and Talks

In a special one-day offering , Dr. Debra Tillinger will lead an in-depth exploration of the science of the Arctic and Antarctic regions and how changes in these two critical areas of Earth indicate and catalyze the impacts of climate change.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Courses and Workshops

In this daylong workshop, we will apply what we know about the extreme ecosystems of the deep ocean to what astronomers are uncovering in deep space to identify the chemical elements necessary for life.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Special Events

In conjunction with the Museum’s Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species exhibition, this program will examine the life cycles and adaptability of the oceans’ most unique creatures. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Members Only Programs

Visit the rarely seen research collections of amphibians and reptiles in the Department of Herpetology, which houses more than 350,000 specimens from nearly every country in the world.

Members Only

Friday, April 24, 2015

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 25, 2015

Family and Childrens Programs

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 26, 2015

Walks and Tours

Join a Museum tour guide and learn more about the evolution and diversity of sharks.

Members Only

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Special Events

Join host and moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson and his panel of experts for a lively discussion about the past, present, and future of water on Earth.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

After Hours Programs

Mandë Holford, a biochemist, will discuss her research into relatively unknown marine snails also known as cone snails, the toxins they produce in their venom, and how those toxins may be used as therapeutics.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Walks and Tours

Learn about the unique ways that mothers in the wild interact with their babies, and the lengths they go to in order to care for their offspring and protect them.

Members Only

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Special Events

Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

Free With Museum Admission

Monday, May 11, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Finding so called Goldilocks planets and evidence of life beyond Earth is a goal of science agencies worldwide. Kepler mission scientist Natalie Batalha will describe the possibilities for finding inhabited environments in the not-so-distant future.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join us for a special presentation about our latest exhibition, Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species, with Curator Mark Siddall.

Members Only

Friday, May 15, 2015

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, May 16, 2015

Members Only Programs

Members, join Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet to look for birds on their spring migration as they pass through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Members Only

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join Brian Levine as he explores the history of human perception of the breadth of the universe.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Cultural Programs

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a dynamic day featuring a variety of performances, new cultural expressions from across Asia, storytelling, and hands-on activities taught by master artists.

Tuesday, May 26

Lectures and Talks

Using the Zeiss IX Planetarium projector, Joe Rao will demonstrate how the two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, slowly approach each other on the final night of spring for a spectacular conjunction.

Friday, May 30, 2015

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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