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Painting the Natural World

Painting the Natural World

Explore the Museum’s celebrated dioramas during an after-hours painting workshop in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals. 

Art of Diorama

The Art of Diorama

January 28, 2016

Join Museum exhibition specialist Tom Doncourt for an after-hours, behind-the-scenes look at our legendary dioramas.


Adult Digital Flight School

February 17, 2016

Have you ever wanted to get behind the controls in the Hayden Planetarium? Amaze your friends and family as you lead your own tour through the cosmos, navigating the Museum's cutting-edge 3D map of universe.

Secret World Inside You

The Secret World Inside You: Master Class

February 22, 2016 - March 21, 2016

Learn from leaders in the field about the tools and techniques used to study the microbiome, the impact of antibiotics, and where research is headed. Conduct experiments to discover your own microbial signature! 

Past Offerings

Brain neon

Brain: The Inside Story

November 2, 2015 - November 30, 2015

Join us for a five-part introductory course exploring the inner workings of this magnificent and mysterious organ with experts who will discuss the latest neuroscience research.

Animal Drawing CC

Animal Drawing

September 9, 2015 - October 28, 2015

The celebrated dioramas, dinosaur exhibits, and halls of the Museum serve as the settings for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist, Patricia Wynne

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New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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