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.
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.
September 18, 2014
Charles Darwin’s visit to the Galapagos Islands in 1835 helped him decipher evolution by natural selection, the process responsible for the dizzying abundance of species on the planet.
June 14, 2014
Join award-winning author and journalist Lynn Sherr for a lecture on her latest book, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space.
May 4, 2014
Tom Baione, Boeschenstein Director of the Museum's Library, recounts the tale of the Borden Alaska Expedition of 1913, led by Museum scientist and Explorer, Roy Chapman Andrews aboard the sleek new schooner The Adventuress.
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.
April 23, 2014
This program brings together researchers, medical doctors, social scientists, and ethicists to discuss the science and implications of mapping our individual genomes.
March 26, 2014
Join Tom Baione to hear how he conceived of and edited the first book about the Library's Rare Book Collection.