Lectures and Special Events
March 11, 2015
Join author Melanie L. J. Stiassny, Axelrod Research Curator of Fishes and Professor at the Museum’s Richard Gilder Graduate School, on an epic, oceanic journey, in this third installment of the Natural Histories series. Her fascinating essays, inspired and illustrated by works in the Museum’s 14,000-volume Rare Book Collections, expand on the science and excitement of discovery behind the early histories that shaped the study of the oceans.
A book signing will follow the lecture.
More in this Series:
March 9, 2017
Join a conversation that explores Cuba’s remarkable biodiversity and its changing relationship with the United States.
March 14, 2017
Join us after hours for an exclusive evening of family fun featuring interactive digital and physical games that challenge, entertain, and tease your brain.
March 18, 2017
Explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home.
April 13, 2017
Explore the merits of sea vs. space across a range of judging categories with aquanaut Fabien Cousteau and astronauts Mike Massimino and Don Pettit.
May 6, 2017
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.