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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.

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.

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Natural Histories

March 26, 2014

Join Tom Baione to hear how he conceived of and edited the first book about the Library's Rare Book Collection.

American Museum of Natural History

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New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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