Events for March 2014

June 25, 2011 - December 7, 2014

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

Take a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium!

Through September 13, 2015

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Through Sunday, August 10, 2014

Special Exhibit

This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.

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MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Showtimes daily in 3D digital and 2D film.

Five Tuesdays: February 25, 2014 - March 25, 2014

Courses and Workshops

This five-session creative writing class at the Museum, taught by noted author Hannah Tinti, will focus on the natural world, with each session held in a different gallery. 

Thursday, February 27−Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

The Exosuit, a next-generation atmospheric diving system that will allow divers to explore marine environments at a depth of 1,000 feet, is going on public display for the first time from February 27 through March 5, 2014.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Cultural Programs

Free With Museum Admission

The Museum spotlights Korea, inviting visitors to journey through a changing Korea and to experience how the country’s past enriches its present. 

Five Sundays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Family and Childrens Programs

In this unique program, you will learn to navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond using Digital Universe, the Museum’s cutting-edge three-dimensional digital map of the universe.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Member Programs

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Members Only

Visit sweeping American landscapes this winter in the warmth of the Museum’s halls with geologist and historian Sidney Horenstein. 

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Member Programs

Members Only

Join a Museum guide on a Hall Tour to discover the answers to “funny” questions about animals featured at the Museum.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Lectures and Talks

Join Tom Baione, Boeschenstein Director of Library Services, for a lecture about Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library.