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Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture

These special programs are presented in conjunction with the Museum's current exhibitions.

Upcoming Offerings

Identification Day

Identification Day

May 10, 2014

Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

Past Offerings

Clownfish with Anemone (Not from Poison)

Poseidon’s Poisons and Marine Medicines

April 13, 2014

This program connected to the Museum’s exhibition The Power of Poison, includes scientific presentations, Q&As, activity stations for families, and a live animal encounter.

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Early Morning 2013 Spring Bird Walks in Central Park

April 9, 2013 - May 31, 2013

Observe the vibrant spring migration of birds in Central Park.
Session I - Tuesdays, April 9 - May 28
Session II - Wednesdays, April 10 - May 29
Session III - Thursdays, April 11 - May 30
Session IV - Fridays, April 12 - May 31

Theodore Roosevelt at Yosemite

Conservation, Wilderness, and the American Dream

April 9, 2013

Convening experts in science, conservation, and the humanities, this lively symposium, moderated by news anchor and best-selling author Tom Brokaw, will explore ways to build on TR’s conservation legacy and to reconstruct an American identity forged in an intimate relationship to its natural history.

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The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature

March 13, 2013

For a year, David Haskell watched one square meter of old growth forest in the mountains of Tennessee, then wrote a book - The Forest Unseen (Viking, 2012) - telling the stories of the creatures that he encountered. Join us for his scientific insights and personal reflections at this talk.

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