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:
February 14, 2017
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium!
February 16, 2017
Museum Research Associate Bill Schutt explains new research about this widespread behavior, such as how the practice might be linked to the extinction of Neanderthals, why so many fish eat their young, and even when sexual cannibalism can be an evolutionary advantage.
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.