Upcoming Offerings


The Science of Stem Cells: Online Course

Explore the history and basic biology of stem cells, learn about new research techniques, and find out how stem cells could lead to cures for diseases and to individualized medicine.

Art of Diorama

The Art of Diorama

January 25, 2018 - March 1, 2018

Join Museum exhibition specialist Tom Doncourt for an after-hours, behind-the-scenes look at our legendary dioramas.

Drawing of Beaver

Beginner Animal Drawing

March 7, 2018 - April 11, 2018

This beginner course begins with the basics and offers one-on-one guidance from master illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. 

Animal Drawing CC

Animal Drawing

March 8, 2018 - April 26, 2018

The celebrated dioramas of the Museum serve as the settings for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist, Patricia Wynne

Past Offerings

A delicious food spread croissants, jam, oranges, and a cappuccino. In the coffee foam there is a outline of the a human head with thinking gears.

Sackler Brain Brunch: The Science of Sleep and Memory

April 29, 2017

Sold out - Wake up your mind with our first ever Brain Brunch! Eat, drink, and learn about the enigmatic and important function of sleep. Experts in the field discuss their work on the science of sleep, and the role rest plays in learning, memory, and behavior.


Adult Digital Flight School

March 22, 2017 - May 3, 2017

Sold out - Amaze your friends and family as you take control of the Hayden Planetarium, and lead your own tour through the cosmos, using the Museum’s cutting-edge 3D map of universe.

The Secret World Inside You Master Class

The Secret World Inside You: Master Class

February 22, 2016

Sold out - Learn from leaders in the field about the tools and techniques used to study the microbiome, the impact of antibiotics, and where research is headed. Conduct experiments to discover your own microbial signature!