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Sweeping modern exterior of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation.
Alvaro Keding/© AMNH

Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation

Hailed internationally as a soaring architectural achievement, and housing world-class scientific research facilities, next-generation classrooms, and innovative exhibitions, the Museum’s highly anticipated Gilder Center will open to the public on May 4, 2023. 

First Conclusive Evidence that a Terrestrial Leech Species Can Jump Scientists publish footage of Madagascar Chtonobdella leeches jumping, rebutting previous doubts. June 20, 2024 Diverse Headgear in Hooved Mammals Evolved from Common Ancestor Genomic study supports hypothesis that ruminant horns and antlers did not evolve independently. May 20, 2024 AMNH Presents Ice Cold: An Exhibition of Hip-Hop Jewelry Opening May 9, exhibition features iconic jewelry from hip-hop's megastars. May 8, 2024 Astronomers Uncover Methane Emission on a Cold Brown Dwarf James Webb Space Telescope data pinpoints possible aurorae on isolated world in our solar neighborhood. April 17, 2024 East Coast Mussel Shells Are Becoming More Porous in Warming Waters Museum collection aids 120-year study investigating impact of climate change on ecologically and commercially important mollusk. April 17, 2024 Two Newly Described Fossils Help Solve Early Mammal Mysteries Jurassic-period specimens from China shed light on mammalian tooth, jaw, and ear evolution. April 3, 2024 Grounded by Our Roots, A New Indigenous Art Exhibition, Opens at AMNH Exhibition showcases contemporary Indigenous art of the Pacific Northwest Coast through works of five up-and-coming artists. April 3, 2024 AMNH Announces Grounded by Our Roots, A New Indigenous Art Exhibition Exhibition opening April 3 showcases contemporary Indigenous art of Northwest Coast with work of five up-and-coming artists. March 8, 2024 AMNH Announces Ice Cold: An Exhibition of Hip-Hop Jewelry Exhibition opening May 9 explores the power of jewelry in hip-hop and its relationship to identity and personal style. March 6, 2024 Museum Astronomers Present New Brown Dwarf Findings at American Astronomical Society Press Briefing Studies investigate brown dwarf cloud cover and aurorae, and how citizen scientists are helping to uncover new worlds January 9, 2024 AMNH Launches Week-Long Residency Field Trip Program for NYC Public Schools Beyond Elementary Explorations in Science (BEES) pilot program offers a week-long museum field trip experience. November 20, 2023 The Secret World of Elephants Opens at the American Museum of Natural History New exhibition, opening November 13, explores the 60-million-year evolution of elephants and their relatives. November 13, 2023
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