Fascinating lectures, debates, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.
May 21, 2015
Sold out - Frans de Waal will explore the similarities between humans and other primates in power politics, transmission of knowledge and habits, empathy, and sense of fairness.
May 29, 2015
Stretch your brain to its "limits" in celebration of the American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species.
June 9, 2015
In his new book, The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack, paleoanthropologist and American Museum of Natural History curator Ian Tattersall argues that a long tradition of “human exceptionalism” in paleoanthropology has distorted the picture of evolution.
May 9, 2015
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.
April 28, 2015
Sold out - Join host and moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson and his panel of experts for a lively discussion about the past, present, and future of water on Earth.
April 23, 2015
Join a celebration of Huda Zoghbi, MD, recipient of the 2014 Mortimer D. Sackler MD Prize winner for outstanding achievement in the advancement of developmental psychobiology.
April 14, 2015
Join Curator Peter Whiteley for an exploration of the life of Col. Louis Cook, or, by his Mohawk name, Atayataghronghta.
March 25, 2015 - March 27, 2015
Join us for a very special event as iconic choreographer Karole Armitage premieres a new dance production about climate change and its cultural context created specifically for the Museum's Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.