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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. 

Extreme Mammals: The Biggest, Smallest, and Most Amazing Mammals of All Time New exhibition explores the surprising and often extraordinary world of extinct and living mammals. May 16, 2009 New Analysis Shows "Hobbits" Couldn't Hustle The feet of Homo floresiensis were primitive but not pathological. May 4, 2009 Richard Gilder Graduate School Student Awarded International Fellowship Sebastian Kvist receives Sweden-America fellowship for research on leech parasites. April 28, 2009 Museum Specimens Aid Conservation Effort in Madagascar Records test competing theories about the evolution of local species. April 10, 2009 John Burroughs 2009 Medal Awarded to Franklin Burroughs Burroughs and others will be honored at a special luncheon on April 6 at the American Museum of Natural History. April 6, 2009 Digging Up Evidence of 400-Year-Old Global Trade and Wealth Largest 17th century bead repository found in coastal Georgia is the first evidence of Spanish beadmaking. April 1, 2009 Grant for Sea Turtle Conservation from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s Ocean Fund Announced Grant funds initiative to track hidden connections among turtle populations. March 24, 2009 Was Triceratops a Social Animal? Yes, according to a new fossil discovery in Montana's Homer site. March 19, 2009 Oldest Fossil Brain Found in Kansas Shark relative that lived 300 million years ago yields a very rare specimen. February 1, 2009 'Great Speciators‘ Explained: It's Intrinsic White eyes diversify across a hemispheric range faster than any other bird. January 23, 2009 Richard Gilder Graduate School Celebrates Inaugural Convocation Historic ceremony welcomed students, teachers, and honored guests. January 15, 2009 Move Over Sponges New evidence from the Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics confirms Placozoans are the closes living surrogate to the ancestor... January 6, 2009