Lectures and Special Events

EarthFest

April 22, 2018

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From early-morning yoga in the Cullman Hall of the Universe to performances that include John Luther Adams’ Become Ocean by The Chelsea Symphony and “The Umbrella Project” by Pilobolus in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, visitors can enjoy a Museum-wide festival of art, science, and culture in honor of Earth Day.

Renowned artists and scholars join Museum scientists on special Museum tours for critical conversations on sustaining the beautiful planet we call home. Visitors can also see pop-up performances by Fela!’s Abena Koomson-DavisMartha RedboneAshley Jackson, and the Secret Drum Band; view films and art installations, and more.

RSVPs are required for after-hours events (before 10 am and after 5:45 pm) and recommended for Guest Docent Tours. RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

View the Full Schedule here or by visiting EarthFest2018.sched.com. Download the day-of program below.

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Schedule of Events

For information on performances, tours, and other EarthFest programs.

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Meet the Participants

Learn more about EarthFest performers and participants.

Earthfest is made possible by OceanX, an initiative of the Dalio Foundation, as part of its generous support of the special exhibition Unseen Oceans and its related educational activities and public programs.