Events for July 2018

Through November 25, 2018

Special Exhibit

Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Scientific Illustrations from the Museum’s Library exhibition includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

A new must-see exhibit in the world-famous Fossil Halls. 

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!

June 24, 2017 - June 16, 2019

Special Exhibit

Explore the rapidly evolving science that is revolutionizing how we view human health.

Through January 6, 2019

Special Exhibit

Explore 11 funhouse-like spaces in this highly experiential exhibition that dares you to trust your senses.

March 12, 2018–January 6, 2019

Special Exhibit

Embark on a journey that takes you from the oceans’ sunlit surface to inky depths to discover the latest ocean science and meet the researchers and technologies powering exploration today.

Thursday, July 12

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

SOLD OUT - As the Sun sets on July 12, it will be perfectly aligned with Manhattan's east-west numbered streets. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.

Fridays, July 13, 20, 27, or August 3

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

SOLD OUT - Join Brad KleinDanielle Gustafson, and other members of the New York City Bat Group for a walk through Central Park.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join an expert guide in The Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, and The Felix M. Warburg Hall of New York State Environment to examine some of the Museum’s iconic dioramas. Learn more about conflict and competition in the natural world to gain a deeper understanding of the complex relationships between predators and their prey.

Wednesday, July 18

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

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.

Tuesday, July 24

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

SOLD OUT - Celebrate the anniversary of the first Moon walk through the latest data and satellite imagery with Carter Emmart.