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This weekend series, proudly sponsored by the Paul and Irma Milstein Family, presents afternoon programs that give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.



The Milstein Science Series is proudly sponsored by the Irma and Paul Milstein Family.

Upcoming Offerings

Mimic Octopus

Incredible Oceans

April 19, 2015

The Milstein Science Series examines the life cycles and adaptability of the oceans’ most unique creatures.

Milstein Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

May 3, 2015

Learn more about these resilient aquatic creatures and the conservation efforts in place to protect them. The event includes a live music performance by Bash the Trash, playing instruments made out of reused and repurposed materials.

Past Offerings



June 22, 2014

One of the sea's most misunderstood animals, sharks have inhabited the oceans for 400 million years. Learn more about these fascinating fishes in a family-friendly afternoon.


Capturing the Ocean's Glow

May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014

Discover a rich underwater world of glowing reefs and fishes in this short film featuring spectacular footage shot with experimental cameras during the Museum’s 2013 Explore21 Expedition to the Solomon Islands.

Clownfish with Anemone (Not from Poison)

Poseidon’s Poisons and Marine Medicines

April 13, 2014

This program connected to the Museum’s exhibition The Power of Poison, includes scientific presentations, Q&As, activity stations for families, and a live animal encounter.

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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