Fascinating lectures, debates, events, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.

Past Offerings

Detail view of the layers of the headdress made from papyrus and linen, topped with a gold-painted face.

Mummy Knows Best: Trivia Night at the Museum

June 2, 2017

Unwrap an evening of mystery and celebrate the American Museum of Natural History’s newest temporary exhibition—Mummies. Tackle trivia questions and physical challenges with a drink in hand!

petri dish with culture of bacteria

New Science New Solutions: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

May 18, 2017

Sold out - Whether caused by natural diseases or bioterrorism, pandemics represent a real threat to public health and security. Are we ready? From “zombie task forces” to rapid response training, how will our cities prepare for the next pandemic? 

Identification Day

Identification Day

May 6, 2017

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