Events for October 2018

Now Open

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

This month at the Museum there are special programs galore from longer hours in the Discovery Room to the history and astronomy of Manhattanhenge in the Hayden Planetarium!

Saturdays and Sundays

Courses and Workshops

Free With Museum Admission

Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in human evolution.

October 3, 2018

After-Hours Programs

Join Museum astrophysicist Jackie Faherty as she shares her work on visualization and study of the universe through one of the most impressive catalogs released by the Gaia space telescope to date.

October 9, 2018

Walks and Tours

Sold Out

Ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their home.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Member Programs

Sold Out

Members Only

Join a Museum tour guide and embark on a scale walk of the solar system, where Earth is the size of a peppercorn.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Join us for a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium. Feel the ground shake beneath your feet as you experience a thrilling NASA rocket launch.Take a guided tour of the cosmos and orbit the Earth to get an astronaut's view of a sunrise in space! 

Through October 21, 2018

Cultural Programs

More than 40 ground-breaking, international, nonfiction films and media present fresh cross-cultural perspectives.

Friday, October 19–Saturday, October 20

Walks and Tours

Free With Museum Admission

Join us on hall tours that explore the historical context of cultural exhibits and spark dialogue about representation, perspective, diversity, and inclusion.

October 22, 2018

Special Events

Museum trustee E.O. Wilson leads this panel discussion on his foundation's visionary proposal for conserving our planet.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Family and Childrens Programs

This October, trick-or-treat in the Museum's iconic halls!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

After-Hours Programs

Sold Out

Join astrophysicist Jackie Faherty and presenter Mark Popinchalk for a virtual tour in the dome highlighting the universe's most frightening phenomena.