An annual New York cultural destination, Celebrate Culture! at the Museum attracts thousands of visitors for day-long, family-friendly, free programs that draw inspiration from contemporary global cultures and include live performances, hall tours, hands-on activities, and film screenings.

Events are free with Museum Admission and for Members but space is limited. Guests are advised to arrive early.

Upcoming Offerings

Celebrate Pacific Northwest Coast Cultures

Celebrate Pacific Northwest Cultures

We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers. 

Printmaking poster by Cuban artist of musician playing saxophone that is shaped like a conch shell

Cuban Dreams, Cuban Histories

May 4, 2017

Explore mythologies and lived experiences of Cubans with renowned contemporary poets Nancy Morejón and Derek Palacio, while immersing yourself in an after-hours discovery of the American Museum of Natural History’s exhibition ¡Cuba!.

Past Offerings

Cuban Flag in Doorway

Cuba: Threads of Change

March 9, 2017

Join a conversation that explores Cuba’s remarkable biodiversity and its changing relationship with the United States.