Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Upcoming at the American Museum of Natural History


Go on incredible journeys through human evolution and our solar neighborhood.



Visitors exploring the Rose Center for Earth and Space.


Upcoming at The Museum

This April, tease out the mysteries behind human hair at programs for both teens and adults. We’ll also take you on an immersive journey through our solar neighborhood in the Hayden Planetarium.

We look forward to welcoming you at these programs and in our halls this spring.




A woman's face, silhouetted against the sky, her curly hair outlined by red and purple hues of the sunset.

Teen SciCafe: Mysteries of Human Hair

Saturday, April 1, 11:30 am 

Why is most of our hair on our heads? Biological anthropologist Tina Lasisi explains this and more in this free program for teens (ages 13–19).





A photograph of a woman's curly hair, her hand tousling a strand, illuminated by sunlight.

SciCafe: At the Root of Human Hair

Tuesday, April 4, 7 pm 

Join biological anthropologist Tina Lasisi to explore the evolution of human scalp hair. Please note this free program is for ages 21 and up.





Hand holding a globe.


Saturday, April 22, 10 am–4 pm

EarthFest is back on-site for Earth Day 2023! Join us for a full day of family-friendly activities, performances, and lectures.





An artist's depiction of the solar system, with eight planets in concentric orbits around the sun.

Astronomy Live: Our Dynamic Solar Neighborhood

Tuesday, April 25, 7 pm 

Join astrophysicist Jackie Faherty in the Hayden Planetarium as she shares a newly created map of our solar neighborhood.





There’s More to Explore at the Museum!




Visitors exploring the Sharks special exhibition peering into a large gaping Shark mouth in front of them.




Now Open

Two visitors exploring the Extinct and Endangered special exhibition looking at a large photograph of a purple butterfly.



Extinct and Endangered

Now Open

A bright green globe over a red cloud.



Worlds Beyond Earth




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American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100