Fascinating lectures, debates, events, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.

Upcoming Events

October 22, 2018

Special Events

Museum trustee E.O. Wilson leads this panel discussion on his foundation's visionary proposal for conserving our planet.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Lectures and Talks

Geophysicist Frederik J. Simons discusses the challenging places his scientific journeys have taken him and how autonomous floating robots are being used to record seismic activity deep below the surface.

Past Offerings

Deep Sea Mass Meditation with the Big Quiet

Deep Sea Mass Meditation with the Big Quiet

July 18, 2018

SOLD OUT - Immerse yourself in a series of live performances headlined by special guest musicians. This first collaboration between the Museum and The Big Quiet features arena seating for 700 guests, a surround-sound audio system, and underwater visual projections in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.

Science Throwdown: Sea vs. Land

Science Throwdown: Sea vs. Land

June 19, 2018

On the ground or into the deep—which creatures are more compelling, intriguing, and inspiring? Join comedian and journalist Faith Salie for a lively discussion about the pros and cons of sea or land fauna across a range of categories.

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