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Join us this Saturday from 3 to 5 pm for the premiere of “From the African Village to the Urban Village,” a performance featuring spoken word, live music, imagery, and dance that links Museum’s African Ethnological Collection to the contemporary African-American experience.  “Here We Stand: Honor Black History” includes NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis, renowned director Jamal Joseph, and acclaimed choreographer Obediah Wright together with the Oscar-nominated, Harlem-based IMPACT Repertory Theatre and New Orleans' Uptown Music Theatre

Here We Stand 2015

Learn more about this program. 

Also this weekend, take a break from this long, cold winter in the Butterfly ConservatoryThe lush green plants and more than 500 free-flying butterflies will remind you that summer is just a few months away.

Tropical Butterflies Alive in New York 2015

Tropical Butterflies Alive in New York 2015

With extreme weather on your mind, learn about the science of natural disasters in the Museum’s special exhibition Nature’s Fury. Go inside a tornado, generate a virtual volcano, and monitor real-time earthquakes to discover the titanic forces of nature that shape our dynamic planet.

Nature's Fury Opens November 15

Nature's Fury Opens November 15