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April 2019 Programs at the Museum

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Spring has sprung! This month, dive in with the microbes of the deep sea, learn to fold origami flowers, or meet a paleontologist who studies dinosaurs discovered in Mongolia.

And mark your calendars for this year’s EarthFest. This all-day celebration on April 13 has something for everyone: a sunrise party, music performances, comedy pop-ups, and more.

Event Swimming with Giants in 360 Virtually dive into and explore the world under water and sample some of the wonders that await in the Unseen Oceans exhibition. Friday, March 1–Sunday, August 18, 2019 Event Lunchtime Bird Walks in Central Park Ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their... Four Tuesdays, April 2–23, 2019 | Sold Out Event SciCafe: The Microbial Worlds of the Deep Sea Join Jeffrey Marlow as he explains deep-sea microbial communities and why it's important to consider microbes in marine conservation... Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Event Meet the Scientist: Congyu Yu Join Congyu Yu, a Richard Gilder Graduate School PhD student, for a peek at amazing dinosaur fossils from Mongolia. Saturday, April 6, 2019 Event Hall Tour: North American Mammals Join an expert guide on a tour of the spectacular Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals. Gain a deeper understanding of the... Saturday, April 6, 2019 Event Frontiers Lecture: The Golden Age of Star Formation Join Astrophysics Curator Mordecai-Mark Mac Low on a journey from the birth of the first stars to the formation of our own Sun. Monday, April 8, 2019 Event EarthFest Participate in hands-on activities, join special music guest stars on our Main Stage, and celebrate the beautiful planet we call... Saturday, April 13, 2019 Event Evening Access to T. rex: The Ultimate Predator Join us for an exclusive evening viewing of the new special exhibition T. rex: The Ultimate Predator! Wednesday, April 10 | Sold Out Event Origami Folding Fun Sessions: April 2019 Come to the Museum to learn the art of paper folding with members of OrigamiUSA! Sunday, April 14, 2019 Event Astronomy Live: Gaia and the Milky Way Join Museum astrophysicist Jackie Faherty and explore the data from the Gaia space telescope which is helping map the Milky Way like... Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Sold Out Event Animal Encounter: Wild Babies Meet some of nature’s cutest youngsters, and learn how they adapt to their unique habitats with Grant Kemmerer, wildlife expert. Saturday, April 27, 2019 Event A Night at the Museum Sleepover: 4/27/2019 Sleep beneath the blue whale and explore the Museum after hours. Saturday, April 27–Sunday April 28 Event Discovery Room The Discovery Room will be open for extra morning hours during spring break from April 19–April 26. Through January 1, 2020 Student Programs Adventures in Science Camps Immersive camps for children in grades 1-5 that cover all areas of Museum science. Giant-Screen Film Backyard Wilderness Follow a young girl who discovers the intricate secrets that nature has hidden close to her front door. September 14, 2018 — April 30, 2019