Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Learn How to Start a Garden at Home

Plus, the giant-screen film Volcanoes returns tomorrow! |  View in browser





Rows of green leaf lettuce and yellow squash grow in a home garden.



The Scientist Is In: Green Thumb

Whether you’re interested in edible herbs and vegetables or flowers to decorate your space, let botanist Donald McClelland show you how to plant a garden at home in this family-friendly program on Thursday, March 11, at 2 pm ET.





Two men are suspended on ropes above an active volcano crater.


Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

The Museum’s LeFrak Theater reopens tomorrow with giant-screen film screenings at limited capacity and staggered times to maintain health and safety. First up: Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation, an adrenaline-packed exploration of how volcanoes shape the world we know.





Illustration of T. rex.


Last Chance: T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

There are only six days left to see this thrilling exhibition about the world’s most iconic dinosaur before it closes Sunday, March 14. Meet the entire tyrannosaur superfamily through stunning life-sized models, fossils, casts, and more!





OLogy Challenge Logo


Create a Climate Poster

In this challenge from OLogy, the Museum’s science website for kids, students can create a poster to tell others about climate change—and what we can do together to make a difference. Find out more about the project and this month’s special guest judge, glaciologist Benjamin Keisling.





Your Support Is Critical

As we welcome back visitors, the Museum continues to operate under unprecedented financial strain—and we urgently need your help to keep fulfilling our mission of science and education. At this crucial moment, every gift, of any size, matters. We are gratefully accepting donations here.