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Courses and Workshops Weekend Drop-In Sessions in the Sackler Educational Lab Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in human evolution. Saturdays and Sundays Special Events Student Conference on Conservation Science - New York The 10th annual Student Conference on Conservation Science – New York (SCCS-NY) will be held October 2-4. October 2 - 4, 2019 Science Socials SciCafe: Museum Library Collections Unleashed! Join the Library’s Harold Boeschenstein Director Tom Baione to hear some of the amazing stories unearthed in the archives. Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Lectures and Talks In the Spirit of Collaboration Join us for an engaging after-hours discussion exploring cultural, ecological, and faith-based approaches to conservation. Thursday, October 3, 2019 Member Programs Hall Tour: National Parks on Display Join a Museum tour guide on an unforgettable exploration of the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals. Saturday, October 5, 2019 Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: The Ancient Volcanoes of Mercury Planetary geologist Brett Denevi discusses the MESSENGER mission and her studies on the evolution of planetary surfaces. Monday, October 7, 2019 Member Programs Member Field Trip to the Moon Join us for a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium. Monday, October 14, 2019 Festivals Margaret Mead Film Festival Four-day film event, with documentary films showcasing the diversity of peoples and cultures on our planet. Thursday, October 17 - Sunday, October 20, 2019 Festivals The Power of First Nations Filmmaking: A Tribute to Barb Cranmer Join us for a screening of groundbreaking footage from First Nations leader and filmmaking pioneer Barb Cranmer ('Namgis). Friday, October 18, 2019 Student Programs STEM College Fair The Museum invites all high school students and their families to its 17th Annual STEM College Fair. Friday, October 18, 2019 After-Hours Programs Represent: A New Lens on Museum Exhibits Join anthropologist Monique Scott on hall tours that explore the historical context of cultural exhibits. Saturday, October 19, 2019 Festivals Collaborations in Cultural Storytelling: Renovating the Northwest Coast Hall How can First Nations communities help the Museum rethink and revitalize a gallery that first opened over a century ago? Saturday, October 19, 2019
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