Today at the Museum

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Social and Philanthropic Events

The Co-Chairs and Steering Committee of the Junior Council invite you to a private exhibition viewing of The Power of Poison.

The event includes remarks by the exhibition’s curator, Mark Siddall, a preview of the exhibition The Power of Poison, and a cocktail reception.

June 25, 2011 - December 7, 2014

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through January 5, 2014

Special Exhibit

Whales: Giants of the Deep brings visitors closer than ever to some of the mightiest, most massive, and mysterious mammals on Earth.

© Brandon Cole, Romeo/V&W, SeaPics.com

Thursday, October 17, 2013−Sunday, January 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

For a limited time, see modern Zuni paintings depicting ancestral sites throughout the Colorado Plateau.

Through September 13, 2015

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Through Sunday, August 10, 2014

Special Exhibit

This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 18

After Hours Programs

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SOLD OUT - Immerse yourself in a series of live performances headlined by special guest musicians. This first collaboration between the Museum and The Big Quiet features arena seating for 700 guests, a surround-sound audio system, and underwater visual projections in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Members Only Programs

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Members Only

Enjoy a Members-only sunset sail aboard the Clearwater, a wooden sloop modeled after 18th-century Dutch cargo ships. The crew will lead Members through activities like sailing and net-fishing and discuss topics including the history of the sloop and the ecology of the Hudson River. 

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Pack your collecting bag, old sneakers, and lunch, and travel back in time with Museum fossil expert Paul Nascimbene for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Uncover the hidden secrets of the Late Cretaceous, learn how Museum scientists identify and excavate fossils, and start your very own collection! 

 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Set sail on the Hudson River with a Museum scientist and watch the Sun set while learning the science and star lore that surround the summer sky.

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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