Events for August 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!

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.

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.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Pack your collecting bag, old sneakers, and lunch, and travel back in time with Museum fossil expert Carl Mehling 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! 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program includes about 45 minutes of walking.