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An annual New York cultural destination, Celebrate Culture! at the Museum attracts thousands of visitors for day-long, family-friendly, free programs that draw inspiration from contemporary global cultures and include live performances, hall tours, hands-on activities, and film screenings.

Events are free with Museum Admission and for Members but space is limited. Guests are advised to arrive early.

Past Offerings

Spotlight Asia Shadow Puppet

Spotlight Asia: Big Cats

May 23, 2015

Come to the Museum for a day where nature, contemporary culture, heritage, and conservation are woven together in celebration and awe of Asia’s big cats!

Haida Manga

Finding Form Line: Haida Manga

November 22, 2014

Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas guides Museum visitors to record and examine their own personal stories as they explore themes from Yahgulanaas’s stunning full-color graphic novel, RED

Shoshannah Green 11.16

Finding Form Line: In 3D

November 16, 2014

Enter a world of monumental Haida totems with Shoshannah Greene, a cultural ambassador at the Haida Gwaii Cultural Center and 3-D animation artist, on a special tour of the Museum’s Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.

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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