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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

Expression of Beauty

Expressions of Beauty: Sights and Sounds

April 26, 2013 - April 27, 2013

This is a special multi-day Global Weekends festival exploring beauty from a global perspective and how beauty is represented throughout cultures and time.

Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell

February 23, 2013

The Museum honors African-American History Month with a tribute to storytellers and griots who give rich voice to the African-American experience! From noon to 6 pm, the program features Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of multi-platinum hip-hop group Run-DMC, who returns to the Museum with Oscar-nominated youth ensemble IMPACT Repertory Theatre, special guest NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis, and other storytellers, poets, choreographers, and more.

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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