Lectures and Special Events
Game Night Gone Wild
March 15, 2016
Fire up your neurons, with a cocktail in hand, for an exciting evening of interactive digital, and physical games, that challenge, entertain, and tease your brain. Test your eye-hand coordination, memory, recognition, and creativity while scientists help you connect the goals and outcomes of each game with scientific information about our complex, mysterious, and magnificent brains.
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The Museum greatly acknowledges The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Inc. for its support to establish The Sackler Brain Bench, part of the Museum’s Sackler Educational Laboratory for Comparative Genomics and Human Origins, in The Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, offering ongoing programs and resources for adults, teachers, and students to illuminate the extraordinary workings of the human brain.
Presented in partnership with SPiN, the original ping pong social club that combines a mixture of sport, art, music and entertainment to inspire connection and celebrate play.
Special thanks to participants Soha Ashrafi, Daniel Barta, Alex de Voogt, Jackie Faherty, Mandë Holford, Robert Klitzman, Carl Mehling, Susan Perkins, Wendy Suzuki, Aki Watanabe and the Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory.
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June 3, 2016
Sylvia Earle and E. O. Wilson are joined by anthropologist Jenny Newell, curator of Pacific Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History, and visual artist Lynette Wallworth for a rallying event about what we humans can—and must—do to save our wondrous planet.
June 5, 2016 - June 26, 2016
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial comes to life with weekly performances and hands-on activities inspired by America’s breathtaking natural landscapes.
June 5, 2016 - June 29, 2016
From concerts and hands-on activities to a film screening and conversations with experts, discover the wonder of the natural parks from the heart of the city!
June 7, 2016
Currently visiting the East Coast from the Everglades to New England, Hōkūleʻa is in the midst of a 47,000-nautical-mile worldwide voyage to celebrate indigenous cultures and to raise awareness of the need to steward the Earth’s resources.
June 23, 2016
Soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks, and explore otherworldly realms found in our country’s most legendary spaces. A discussion with experts will follow the screening.
June 29, 2016
Drawing on Roosevelt’s diaries and expedition journals, museum naturalist Darrin Lunde will discuss Roosevelt’s life and legacy as a champion of scientific inquiry and wilderness.