Fascinating lectures, debates, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.
September 23, 2014
In Living with Crows in Hawaii: Conservation in Haunted Landscapes, environmental philosopher and anthropologist Dr. Thom Van Dooren shares his perspectives on contested issues of conservation and extinction in Hawai'i.
October 5, 2014
In honor of New York Archives Week, come to the Library to discover the museum’s rich history of scientific exploration from around the world.
October 14, 2014
Distinguished scholars and guests will explore two fundamental questions: "How far should we go to bring back lost species?" and "Mind and morality: where do they meet?” Don’t miss the closing discussion moderated by Krista Tippett.
October 16, 2014
Join leading conservation professionals as they share the experiences and lessons that underscore their careers in marine conservation.
November 12, 2014
Join Dr. Meredith Nettles, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University, as she discusses the discovery of these peculiar earthquakes, and shows how combining earthquake data with GPS measurements from glaciers allows us to learn how the glaciers and ice sheets may be affected by changing environmental conditions.
September 18, 2014
Sold out-Charles Darwin’s visit to the Galapagos Islands in 1835 helped him decipher evolution by natural selection, the process responsible for the dizzying abundance of species on the planet.
September 17, 2014
Big-cat expert Alan Rabinowitz shares his own personal journey to conserve a species that, despite its past resilience, is now on a slide toward extinction.
June 14, 2014
Join award-winning author and journalist Lynn Sherr for a lecture on her latest book, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space.
May 30, 2014
Sold out - End your week with an exclusive after-hours tour of the Museum's popular exhibition The Power of Poison, led by Curator Mark Siddall and his merry band of poison experts from the fields of forensics, food, history, literature, and medicine, to discover how poison has shaped the course of human history.
May 10, 2014
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.