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Museum Lectures

Museum Lectures

Museum researchers and experts from around the world offer fascinating lectures and debates on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting adventures of Barnum Brown to the consequences of climate change.

Upcoming Offerings

An Indomitable Beast

An Indomitable Beast with Alan Rabinowitz

September 17, 2014

Big-cat expert Alan Rabinowitz shares his own personal journey to conserve a species that, despite its past resilience, is now on a slide toward extinction.

Questions for a Resilient Future 2014

Questions for a Resilient Future

October 14, 2014

Distinguished scholars and guests will explore two fundamental questions: "How far should we go to bring back lost species?" and "Mind and morality: where do they meet?” Don’t miss the closing discussion moderated by Krista Tippett.


The Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

October 16, 2014

Join leading conservation professionals as they share the experiences and lessons that underscore their careers in marine conservation.

Past Offerings


Slide Slam

April 28, 2014

Library Special Collections at the American Museum of Natural History is proud to launch its wide-ranging new online database of digital images from the Library’s collections, featuring many images never before seen outside the Library.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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