Special Programs & Events

Family Discovery Weekends

September 17–October 29, 2016 Saturdays | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Sundays | 1–3 p.m. Experiment, learn, and play together in … [Continue Reading]

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Garden Story Time in the Discovery Garden

September 18–October 30, 2016 Sundays | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. No story time on October 9 Read garden-inspired stories alongside … [Continue Reading]

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The Titanosaur

This past January, the Museum added another must-see exhibit to its world-famous Fossil Halls: a cast of a 122-foot-long dinosaur. … [Continue Reading]

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Kids’ Discovery Stations

October 4–November 4, 2016 Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations … [Continue Reading]

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The Butterfly Conservatory

Ongoing This annual favorite features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from South, Central, and North America, … [Continue Reading]

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The Titanosaur

Last January, the American Museum of Natural History added another must-see exhibit to its world-famous Fossil Halls: a cast of a … [Continue Reading]

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Origami Day

Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 12-4pm Come to the Museum to celebrate origami and learn the art of paper folding! Members of … [Continue Reading]

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Penguin Feeding

Daily at 3:30 p.m. For more information: Visit the website. … [Continue Reading]

Celebrate Pacific Northwest Cultures

First Saturdays, October 2016- May 2017 We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of … [Continue Reading]

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Dinosaurs Among Us

The evolution of life on Earth is full of amazing episodes. But one story that really captures the imagination is the transition … [Continue Reading]

Kiku returns with stunning floral masterworks

October 8 – October 30, 2016 | 10am – 6pm The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese … [Continue Reading]

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Science Inspires Art: Food

Through February 26, 2017 This 18th art-science, juried exhibition organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. includes … [Continue Reading]

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Climatic Visions II

Through October 30, 2016 View photographs and collages by artists Cristina Biaggi, Melissa Fleming, Isabella Jacob and Doris … [Continue Reading]

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Domes & Palaces – Constructing Science

Through September 11, 2016 View photographs by the art team Susan Gamble and Michael Wenyon. The photos show panoramic scenes … [Continue Reading]

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Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Ongoing Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World will immerse visitors in the world of crocs, with engaging interactives, … [Continue Reading]

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Weekend Drop-In in the Sackler Educational Lab

Saturdays and Sundays Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in … [Continue Reading]

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Sea Lion Feeding

Daily at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. At the heart of the park, bark hello to California sea lions at the daily feeding and … [Continue Reading]

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Meet the Primatologist: Shahrina Chowdhury

Learn about the complexity of social structures and behavior in wild baboons. For more information: www.amnh.org   … [Continue Reading]

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Connected Worlds

Ongoing Presented in NYSCI’s iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive … [Continue Reading]

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Daily Feedings: Sea otters, walruses, and penguins

A walrus sucks herring out of a giant straw, a sea otter plays a toy retrieve game for a scrumptious prize, and penguins bob for … [Continue Reading]

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Meet the Scientist Drop-in Sessions

Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 3-5pm Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover … [Continue Reading]

Sea Lion Show

Daily at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:30pm. Subject to change. For more information: Visit the site. … [Continue Reading]

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Seasonal Highlights Tour

April 1–October 30, 2016 Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m. Meet at Magnolia Plaza by the building steps. Catch BBG’s burgeoning … [Continue Reading]

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National Bison Day

Saturday, November 5, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Help us celebrate on National Bison Day, Saturday, November 5, with keeper chats … [Continue Reading]

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Nature Walk with Brad Klein: Autumn Bird Migration, Part 1

Sunday, September 11, 2016 | 11 a.m. –12 p.m. Meet at Steinberg Visitor Center By September, the autumn migration is well … [Continue Reading]

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Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Crocs have flourished for 200 million years. Now you can explore the complex lives of crocodilians—a group of reptiles that … [Continue Reading]

Scattered Light

Ongoing Scattered Light consists of 528 26-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape hanging inside the … [Continue Reading]

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Sea Lion Feeding

Daily at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. At the heart of the park, bark hello to California sea lions at the daily feeding and … [Continue Reading]

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Nature Walk with Brad Klein: Autumn Bird Migration, Part 2

Sunday, October 16, 2016 | 11 a.m. –12 p.m. Meet at Steinberg Visitor Center Migratory bird ID can be difficult: First-year … [Continue Reading]

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The Secret World Inside You

Ongoing The Secret World Inside You will take visitors on a tour of the human body, making stops at places where microbes … [Continue Reading]

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