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The Museum is open daily from 10 am–5:45 pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas, with some programs offered outside of regular hours.

Browse below for a selection of upcoming programs, including festivals, lectures, Member events, sleepovers and more. Use the filter and calendar function to narrow down by date. Looking for exhibitions, hall tours or events in the Discovery Room?

Courses and Workshops Animal Drawing Join us for an after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. Thursdays this winter. Eight Thursdays, December 12, 2019 - January 30, 2020 | Sold Out Science Socials SciCafe: The Future of Personalized Medicine Imagine a world in which healthcare is tailored to your DNA. This event will explore the future of customized healthcare. Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Member Programs Member Preview Days: Worlds Beyond Earth See the new Space Show narrated by Lupita Nyong'o before it opens to the public during Member Preview Days January 18–20. Saturday–Monday, January 18–20 Member Programs Scutes + Scales: Evening Reptile Encounter and Reception Join Museum scientists Lauren Vonnahme and Arianna Kuhn for this exciting evening celebration of amphibians and reptiles. Friday, January 24, 2020 | Sold Out Member Programs Animal Encounter: Reptiles and Amphibians Join us for an exclusive animal encounter with Museum scientists Lauren Vonnahme and Arianna Kuhn from the Department of Herpetology. Saturday, January 25, 2020 Member Programs Hall Tour: What's New in the Cosmos? Science is moving fast. Powerful new telescopes and techniques allow astronomers to explore the universe like never before. Sunday, January 26, 2020 | Sold Out Member Programs Winter Lunchtime Bird Walks in Central Park for Members Glimpse owls, hawks, and woodpeckers in the woods as ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats. Eight Tuesdays, January 28-March 17, 2020 | Sold Out Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: Current Space Exploration Missions Astrophysicists will share discoveries from recent missions, and discuss other countries' plans for future exploration. Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | Sold Out