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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. 

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 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