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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. 

Darwin Digitized Manuscripts Project American Museum of Natural History presents digitized manuscripts of Charles Darwin February 10, 2012 First Digital Universe Flight School Kids fly to the stars during first Digital Universe Flight School at the American Museum of Natural History February 1, 2012 Rare Jade Artifact Discovered Researchers Discover Rare Jade Artifact in Southwest Pacific January 26, 2012 Ancient Amber Preserves 52-Million-Year-Old Biological Partnership Fossil provides evidence of early symbiosis between fungi and tropical trees. December 21, 2011 Seed Plant Phylogenomics New York plant genomics consortium maps evolutionary relationships, gene functions for 150 species. December 15, 2011 Master of Arts in Teaching Program Launched Pioneering pilot program addresses crisis in STEM education; inaugural class matriculates in June 2012. December 1, 2011 Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration Major exhibition launches visitors on missions to mine the moon, terraform Mars, and search for life on Europa. November 19, 2011 11 New Bee Species Discovered in Eastern United States New finds include four species from New York with one named Gotham for New York City. November 17, 2011 The American Museum of Natural History Announces the Winner of the 2011 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award Director Yuanchen Liu wins for To The Light, embodying the spirit, energy, and innovation demonstrated by pioneering anthropologist... November 13, 2011 35th Annual Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award Nominees Led by Darren Aronofsky, the jury includes Karen Cooper, Liz Garbus, and Stanley Nelson. November 10, 2011 35th Annual Margaret Mead Film Festival Over 35 films explore adventures in space, classic and groundbreaking ethnographic works, contemporary Native American experiences,... November 10, 2011 14th Annual Exhibition of Live Butterflies The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter opens, featuring up to 500 butterfly species from all over the world. October 8, 2011