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Global Business Development

The American Museum of Natural History is a leading provider of engaging scientific content to partners around the world. 

Each year, the American Museum of Natural History produces a variety of traveling exhibitions, immersive planetarium shows, video Science Bulletins, and other content offerings drawn from the Museum’s vast scientific expertise and collections.

We are pleased to be able to share this exceptional content with institutions, venues, publishers, and manufacturers around the world.

Each of our content streams presents forward-looking scientific questions and inspires intellectual curiosity and discovery while engaging visitors of all ages. More than 225 venues have presented Museum-produced content, in more than 35 countries on six continents. 

 

Traveling Exhibitions

Drawing on the expertise and research of the Museum’s 200+ scientists, and developed by our renowned designers and preparators, our immersive, prize-winning exhibitions engage and inspire visitors.

 

Exhibition Intellectual Property

We also offer customized intellectual property packages comprising content from nearly all of the Museum’s permanent, temporary, or archival collections and exhibitions. Partners can reproduce a proven exhibition, or enhance an existing one, with our unique and streamlined development process.

 

Planetarium Content

Created by a team of producers, directors, astrophysicists, and artists, our spectacular planetarium shows feature the latest scientific data and visualization technology available. The results are stunning, fascinating, and educational. 

These best-in-class shows are available for rental to display in your own digital planetarium.

 

Publishing

From guidebooks to art books, board books to literary nonfiction, the Museum's trade-publishing program reflects the Museum's diverse audience, supports the Museum’s mission, and garners popular and critical acclaim. Our titles are written, edited, or vetted by the Museum's team of more than 200 scientists, librarians, and specialists, working in a range of disciplines, from anthropology and astrophysics to vertebrate zoology and invertebrate zoology.

 

Licensing

The Museum’s commercial licensing program extends the reach of our research, exhibitions, and collections to a wider audience through a range of products, from stationery and educational toys to fossil reproductions.  

The Museum also offers visual content for commercial purposes in a variety of ways, including the Library’s photographic archive, which contains more than one million images; the Library's rare book collection includes more than 14,000 volumes; its historical archive contains more than 370,000 manuscripts, letters, and field notebooks. 

 

HD Video Content

Created for display in exhibition galleries, theaters, and public spaces, the Museum produces short, high-definition video documentaries that highlight cutting-edge scientific research and issues of public interest in the fields of astrophysics, earth science, biodiversity and conservation, and human evolution and health. 

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