The Art of Diorama
Through March 1, 2017
Museum exhibition specialist Tom Doncourt leads an after-hours look at our legendary dioramas. Discover how dioramas are made from start to finish, and hear behind-the-scenes stories about how they came together. Travel the world through some of the Museum’s most popular exhibits and create your own replica to take home.
Note: All experience levels welcome. Enrollment limited to 25 people.
More in this Series:
February 25, 2017
Sold out - In this one-day course, we will explore the basic biology of stem cells, understand new research techniques, and address the ethical concerns that surround them.
March 8, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Sold out - For those who have never taken the Museum’s popular Animal Drawing class, this new course begins with basics and offers one-on-one guidance from master illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne.
March 9, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Sold out - 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.
March 11, 2017
Compare human-induced sea level rise, a consequence of global warming, with the natural variability in sea level height caused by El Niño and other ocean atmosphere phenomena.
March 22, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Amaze your friends and family as you take control of the Hayden Planetarium, and lead your own tour through the cosmos, using the Museum’s cutting-edge 3D map of universe.
April 20, 2017 - May 18, 2017
Learn about current stem cell therapies, the challenges ahead, and potential future treatments.
April 29, 2017
Wake up your mind with our first ever Brain Brunch! Eat, drink, and learn about the enigmatic and important function of sleep. Experts in the field discuss their work on the science of sleep, and the role rest plays in learning, memory, and behavior.