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

Past Offerings

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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.

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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.

Identification Day

Identification Day

June 16, 2018

Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

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