Shortcut Navigation:

News Posts

Wolf diorama new science

Permanent Midnight: Wolf Diorama Gets New "Moon Shadows"

On Exhibit posts

The dioramas in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals have always been splendid, but after more than a year of painstaking restoration, they look better than ever. A multi-video series documents their renovation. In this video, Museum artist Stephen C. Quinn describes how a team re-created the evocative blue moonlight over snow in the wolf diorama.

Tags: Dioramas

MESSENGER Podcast Thumbnail

Frontiers in Astrophysics: MESSENGER update with Sean Solomon

Podcasts

After traveling through space for seven years, NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft began orbiting the planet Mercury in March, 2011. In this podcast, join MESSENGER's principal investigator Sean Solomon as he describes how the spacecraft's specialized instruments are collecting information that is key to understanding terrestrial planet evolution.

Tags: Podcasts

SELECT PAGE

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
Maps and Directions

Enlighten Your Inbox

Stay informed about Museum news and research, events, and more!