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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Earthfest

April 22 | 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Free with Museum admission or for Members

Sunday, April 22, from 7 am–8 pm Throughout the Museum Free with Museum admission or for Members From 7 am yoga in the Cullman Hall of the Universe to a performance of composer John Luther Adams’ Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award-winning piece Become Ocean by the Chelsea Symphony Orchestra to a large-scale dance by the inventive Pilobolus troupe using lighted umbrellas under the blue whale in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, visitors will be immersed throughout the Museum in art, science, and culture at this…

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AMNH Presents: EarthFest

April 22 | 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Free

From early-morning yoga in the Cullman Hall of the Universe to performances that include John Luther Adams’ Become Ocean by Chelsea Symphony Orchestra 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…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, The Spring Lunch: Science, Society, and Our Environment

April 26 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$350

Please join us for The Spring Lunch: Science, Society, and Our Environment on Thursday, April 26. With this year’s theme, Oceans, we invite you to explore a vast frontier and the research efforts powering our understanding of life on Earth. The depths of the world’s oceans are little-understood, but cutting-edge technology and recent exploration are broadening researchers’ understanding of our planet and beyond. Join famed ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau; President of the New York Harbor Foundation Murray Fisher; National Geographic…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, SciCafe: Ocean Locomotion: Bioinspiration from the Sea

May 2 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$21

Wednesday, May 2 Cullman Hall of the Universe Free for 21+ with ID Doors open at 6:30 pm Program begins at 7 pm Enter at 81st Street Entrance How can studying sea life help us create more efficient technologies? Marine biologist Frank Fish studies the unique ways marine animals move underwater and uses this knowledge to inspire new engineering approaches. The SciCafe series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston. SciCafe: Ocean Locomotion: Bioinspiration from the Sea, and related…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter

October 7, 2017 - May 28, 2018
$2 - $45

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October 7. Celebrating its 20th year at the Museum, this popular attraction transforms the coolest day into a summer escape, inviting visitors to mingle with up to 500 fluttering, iridescent butterflies among blooming tropical flowers and lush green vegetation in 80-degree temperatures. The Butterfly Conservatory will be on view through May 28,…

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AMNH to Open Amazon Adventure in 3D Digital March 9

March 9 | 10:30 am - September 13 | 5:00 pm
$16.50 - $33

Amazon Adventure traces the extraordinary journey of 19th-century naturalist and explorer Henry Walter Bates—the most influential scientist you’ve never heard of—who provided “the beautiful proof” to Charles Darwin for his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection, the scientific explanation for the development of life on Earth. As a young man, Bates risked his life for science during his 11-year expedition into the Amazon rainforest. The film is a compelling detective story of peril, perseverance, and, ultimately, success, drawing audiences…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Unseen Oceans

March 12, 2018 - January 6, 2019
$16.50 - $28

The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11. Visitors to Unseen Oceans will embark on a journey that takes them from the oceans’ sunlit surface to inky depths as they discover the latest in ocean science and encounter the researchers and technologies powering exploration today. Visitors will explore a series of circular, media-rich…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, Frontiers Lecture: Planetary Origin Stories

May 14 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$12 - $15

Monday, May 14, at 7:30 pm Hayden Planetarium Space Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members Swirling disks of dust and gas surround young stars, and these disks contain the building blocks for new planets. It would take 100 million years to see a planet fully form, but luckily there are plenty of planetary systems in development for us to observe. By studying and compiling “snapshots” from nearby stars, Alycia Weinberger takes us on a journey back in time to…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, Astronomy Live: Multiwavelength Universe

May 29 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$12 - $15

Hayden Planetarium Space Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members The universe is full of light, from the many hues of the visible spectrum to waves we can’t see like X-rays, gamma rays, and infrared light. Astronomers use telescopes to identify the many wavelengths space objects emit. What can these wavelengths tell us about celestial bodies and the universe at large? Join Brian Levine, Emily Rice, and Jana Grcevich and explore the universe through a different lens. Support for Hayden…

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