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Family Programs Discovery Room The Discovery Room will be open extra morning hours for the February school break from February 18–22. Through January 1, 2020 Courses and Workshops Weekend Drop-In Sessions in the Sackler Educational Lab Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in human evolution. Saturdays and Sundays Festivals Milstein Science Series: The Layers of the Ocean Explore the marine life and various habits of the oceans' layers at this family-friendly festival. Sunday, February 17, 2019 Talks A Natural History of Beer Take part in tastings and join this tour of the science and history of this popular beverage with Museum Curator Emeritus Ian Tattersall... Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Lectures and Talks James Arthur Lecture: Evolution of the Human Brain Join Museum curator Rob DeSalle for a lecture on how much of our genome controls or impacts the brain. Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Member Programs Animal Encounter: Reptiles Join us for an exclusive animal encounter with Museum scientists Lauren Vonnahme and Arianna Kuhn from the Department of Herpetology.... Saturday, February 23, 2019 After-Hours Programs A Night at the Museum Sleepover: 2/23/2019 Sleep beneath the blue whale and explore the Museum after hours. Saturday, February 23–Sunday February 24 Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: Exoplanets and the Search for Water in the Universe Jackie Faherty, Mark Popinchalk, and Steve Beyer embark on a journey in search of water in our solar system and beyond. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Science Socials SciCafe: The Raw Truth About Cooking Join Rachel Carmody as she explains how processing increases the calories we extract from food. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Courses and Workshops Animal Drawing Join us for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. Eight Thursdays, March 7–April 25, 2019 | Sold Out Member Programs Hall Tour: David S. and Ruth L. Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth Join a Museum tour guide on an exploration around the globe and back in time in our newly renovated Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth.... Saturday, March 9, 2019 Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: Amy Mainzer, Asteroid Hunter Learn about the asteroid-hunting NEOWISE Project, which has taken millions of images of more than 150,000 solar system objects. Monday, March 11, 2019
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