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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. 

John Burroughs 2010 Medal Awarded to Michael Welland Welland and others will be honored at a special luncheon on April 5 at the American Museum of Natural History. April 5, 2010 The New T. Rex: A Leech With An Affinity For Noses New genus and species of leech discovered by doctors in Amazonian Peru. April 1, 2010 Mercury is Higher in Some Tuna Species According to DNA Barcoding New research provides insight into healthier consumption of sushi. April 1, 2010 Bees That Nest In Petals Scientists from the U.S., Turkey, Switzerland, and Iran describe the nest of an uncommon solitary bee. March 12, 2010 Ellen Futter Testifies Before Congressional Committee On Reforming Science Education Emphasizes important role of museums as "powerful catalysts" for science education and cross-sector partnerships. March 10, 2010 Lizards & Snakes: Alive! The returning exhibition showcases more than 60 live lizards and snakes from around the world. March 6, 2010 Phylogenetic Analysis of Mexican Cave Scorpions Suggests Adaptation To Caves Is Reversible New evidence that specialized adaptations are not evolutionary dead ends. March 1, 2010 South Korean Shamans Fluidly Absorb Cultural Change A new book from an American Museum of Natural History anthropologist explores traditional spirituality in a rapidly developing world. February 17, 2010 Grizzly Bears Move Into Polar Bear Habitat in Manitoba, Canada Competition from other bears may threaten a polar bear population. February 17, 2010 Frogs: A Chorus of Colors Returns Captivating exhibition showcases more than 200 live frogs from around the world. May 30, 2009 Smart and Social? Comprehensive analysis questions link between sociality and brain increase in carnivores. May 22, 2009 Milstein Science Series: Voice of the Whale Concert Unique celebration of whale life includes spoken word, visual art, chamber music, and a lively presentation by Jacques Cousteau's... May 17, 2009