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Family Programs Discovery Room The Discovery Room will be open extra morning hours for the winter holiday break from December 26 through December 31. Through January 1, 2020 Courses and Workshops Weekend Drop-In 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 Courses and Workshops Animal Drawing Join us for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. Eight Thursdays, November 29, 2018–January 17, 2019 | Sold Out Planetarium Programs Hayden Special Event: Earthrise, Apollo 8 Join us on a voyage back to 1968 when humans orbited the Moon for the first time and an Apollo 8 crewmember captured Earth fl... Wednesday, December 19 Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: Winter Solstice and the Year Ahead Celebrate the Solstice and get ready for the cosmic year ahead. Thursday, December 20, 2018 Festivals Kwanzaa 2018 Join us for the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa event, a celebration of African-American heritage rooted in seven principles known as... Saturday, December 29, 2018 Science Socials SciCafe: Teaming Up with Robots MIT roboticist Julie Shah describes her research on making robots collaborative partners in the workplace. Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Talks The Year in Review with Neil deGrasse Tyson Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, as he reviews headlines... Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Member Programs Hall Tour: Birds of the World From the isolated regions of the high Alps to the grasslands and marshes of Argentina's pampas lowlands, see how birds around... Saturday, January 12, 2019 Courses and Workshops Into the Deep: An Immersive Oceans Course Take a deep dive into the science behind the Unseen Oceans exhibition during this five-week immersive course. Five Tuesdays, January 15 - February 12, 2019 Courses and Workshops The Art of Diorama Discover how the Museum’s dioramas are made from start to finish and hear behind-the-scenes stories about how they were made. Six Thursdays, January 24–February 28, 2019 Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: The Terrain of Venus with Martha Gilmore Planetary geologist Martha Gilmore describes her research studying our neighboring planet’s terrain. Monday, February 4, 2019
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