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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. 

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 Mummy DNA Helps Researchers Solve the Riddle of the Nile Crocodile DNA analysis shows two separate species and suggests change in conservation management. September 1, 2011 Rapid Venom Evolution in Pit Vipers May Be Defensive Marsupials that prey on venomous snakes also evolve rapidly. July 1, 2011 2011 Urban Advantage Middle School Science Initiative Science Expo Teachers, students, institutions celebrate pioneering program to improve science education for middle school students. June 12, 2011 Frogs: A Chorus of Colors Frogs: A Chorus of Colors returns to the American Museum of Natural History. May 28, 2011 2011 Young Naturalist Award Winners Twelve student winners from across the United States includes four teen scientists from New York. May 27, 2011 The World's Largest Dinosaurs An innovative exhibition about the super-sized sauropods, the most colossal animals to walk the Earth. April 16, 2011 Long-Sought Fossil Mammal with Transitional Middle Ear Found Paleontologists solve a puzzle with a new fossil from China. April 13, 2011 John Burroughs 2011 Medal Awarded to Elisabeth Tova Bailey Bailey and others will be honored at a special luncheon on April 4 at the American Museum of Natural History. April 4, 2011 Online Resources for Learning Honored with Prestigious Science Award The award, sponsored by the journal Science, recognizes outstanding, free online educational materials that enrich science learning. February 24, 2011